Comparison between:
- 2020 MINI Cooper SE Level III
- 2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2015 BMW i3 22 kWh
- 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2020 MINI Cooper SE Level III2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2020 MINI Cooper SE Level III2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Model aliasMINI Electric
MINI EV
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TrimLevel IIISE22 kWh-
Model year2020202020152020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America
PriceGBP 30,400 (UK, Oct 2019)
USD 37,750 (USA, Oct 2019)
USD 31,895 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 33,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,005 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 31,900 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,090 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,460 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,750 (IT, Jul 2019)
-USD 37,495 (USA, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
Materials-SteelCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsBlack
Grey
Silver
Red
Green
Atlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Ionic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Shock
Nightfall Grey Metallic
Cayenne Orange Metallic
Oasis Blue
Summit White
Silver Ice Metallic
Green Mist Metallic
Cajun Red Tintcoat
Kinetic Blue Metallic
Mosaic Black
Mosaic Black Metallic
Slate Gray Metallic
Interior colors-Titan Black
Shetland Beige
Carum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Dark Galvanized with Sky Cool Gray accents
Dark Galvanized Grey
Light Ash Gray seats with Ceramic White accents
Number of doors3455
Number of seats4545
Length151.4 in
3845 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
164.0 in
4166 mm
Width68.0 in
1727 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
69.5 in
1765 mm
Width with mirrors76.1 in
1932 mm
79.8 in
2027 mm
80.2 in
2037 mm
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Height56.4 in
1432 mm
58.3 in
1482 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
62.8 in
1594 mm
Wheelbase98.2 in
2495 mm
103.5 in
2629 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
102.4 in
2601 mm
Front track58.5 in
1485 mm
60.4 in
1533 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Rear track58.5 in
1485 mm
59.2 in
1503 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Clearance5.0 in
128 mm
5.6 in
143 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
6.0 in
152 mm
Front headroom-40.1 in
1018 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
39.7 in
1008 mm
Rear headroom-38.1 in
967 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
37.9 in
963 mm
Front shoulder room-55.9 in
1420 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
54.6 in
1387 mm
Rear shoulder room-53.9 in
1369 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
52.8 in
1341 mm
Front hip room-57.8 in
1469 mm
-51.6 in
1311 mm
Rear hip room-56.7 in
1440 mm
-50.8 in
1290 mm
Front legroom-41.2 in
1046 mm
40.5 in
1029 mm
41.6 in
1057 mm
Rear legroom-35.6 in
904 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
36.5 in
927 mm
Passenger volume---2673.0 l
94.40 ft3
2.67 m3
Total volume---3152.0 l
111.31 ft3
3.15 m3
Trunk volume211.0 l
7.45 ft3
0.21 m3
341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
479.0 l
16.92 ft3
0.48 m3
Maximum trunk volume731.0 l
25.82 ft3
0.73 m3
1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1603.0 l
56.61 ft3
1.60 m3
Curb weight3009.31 lb
1365 kg
3560.47 lb
1615 kg
2634.52 lb
1195 kg
3562.67 lb
1616 kg
Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
892.87 lb
405 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
950.19 lb
431 kg
GVWR3902.18 lb
1770 kg
4453.34 lb
2020 kg
3571.49 lb
1620 kg
4512.86 lb
2047 kg
Drag coefficient0.3 Cd0.27 Cd0.29 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional informationPermitted roof load - 60 kg
Permitted axle loads (front / rear) - 985 / 870 kg
-Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg
Overhang front / rear - 836 mm / 730 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-VolkswagenBMW-
Model-EEM 100--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontRearFront
Power135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM-3300 - 12000 rpm4800 rpm-
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM100 - 1000 rpm---
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesSport
MID
Green
Green+
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Comfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Normal
Sport
Drive
Low
Additional informationTwo-level regenThree levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.30 s9.60 s7.20 s-
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h4.60 s--4.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph6.90 s-6.90 s6.90 s
Additional information-Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 13 s
Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco+ mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 19 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
Eco Pro+ mode top speed - 90 km/h-

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeEPA: 110.0 mi / 177.0 km
WLTP: 140.0 mi / 225.3 km
NEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 123.0 mi / 197.9 km
Real range: 144.8 mi / 233.0 km
NEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 km
EPA: 80.8 mi / 130.0 km
EPA: 259.0 mi / 416.8 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 15 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 13.8 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 104 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 122 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 16 kWh/100 km
NEDC, CMB: 12.9 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 124 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 137 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 108 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 127 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+A+A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.7 m
35.10 ft
10.9 m
35.76 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
10.8 m
35.43 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.76-2.91
Additional informationElectrically assisted EPS unit with Servotronic function---

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio3.0693.619.6657.05
Additional information-Gearbox model - EQ 270--

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Trailing arm (trailing link)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscsVentilated discsDiscs
Additional information-Front discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
-Front brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx166.5Jx16 ET465Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
6.5Jx17
6.5Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres195/55R16 87W205/55R16 91H155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
155/60R20
175/60R19
175/55R20
205/55R16
215/50R17 H

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerCATLSamsung SDISamsung SDILG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity32.6 kWh35.8 kWh22 kWh66 kWh
Number of cells-26496288
Number of modules1227810
Voltage350.4 V323 V360 V350 V
Weight440.92 lb
200 kg
701.07 lb
318 kg
449.74 lb
204 kg
947.99 lb
430 kg
Volume---285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulation
Heat pump
Passive coolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationT-shaped battery pack
Usable capacity - 28.9 kWh
-The net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
With active thermal conditioning
Cell height - 3.9 in
Cell width - 13.1 in

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeAC charging, 7.4 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
Standard wall socket, 1.2 kW
Standard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
CCS fast charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 1.44 kW
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 3.84 kW
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 7.68 kW
DC fast charging, 55 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kWOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
-Onboard charger, Type 1, 7.2 kW
Optional onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeDC charging, 0:31-0:39
Wallbox, 2:58
AC charging, 4:25
CCS fast charging 50 kW, 0:34
CCS fast charging 40 kW, 0:43
Wall box 7.2 kW, 4:55
Wall box 3.6 kW, 9:50
Standard wall socket 230V, 15:24
Standard wall socket 110/120V, 29:30
DC fast charging, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57
DC fast charging, 0:58-1:12
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 8:36
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 17:12
Household charging, 45:50

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresBrake dry function (S)
City collision mitigation for pedestrians (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Cruise control (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with brake assistant (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) (S)
Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC) and Performance Control (S)
Electronics parking brake (S)
Fading Brake Support (S)
Front and rear parking distance control (S)
High beam assistance (S)
Hill start assist (S)
Hydraulic 2-circuit brake system with anti-lock brakes (ABS) (S)
Rear view park assist camera (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Traffic sign information (S)
5.5-inch driver's display (S)
8.8-inch touch screen (S)
Comfort access (keyless entry) (S)
Digital Cockpit (S)
Harman / Kardon speakers (S)
Head up display (S)
MINI Navigation including Apple Car Play, MINI Connected and public charging locations (S)
2-zone automatic air-conditioning (S)
Auxiliary heating (S)
With heat pump (S)
Heated seats (S)
Panoramic sunroof (S)
LED headlights (S)
MINI logo puddle lights (S)
Full leather interior (S)
Adjustable cargo floor (S)
e-Golf front grille with blue accent (S)
Integrated rear spoiler (S)
3-point safety belts for all seating positions with pretensioners for driver and front passenger (S)
Adpative Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop and Go (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Blind Spot Monitor (S)
Child safety locks on rear doors (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Cruise Control (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver and passenger front and side thorax airbag supplemental restraint system (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (S)
Electronic Differential Lock (S)
Electronic speed control (S)
Electronic Stability Control (S)
Engine Braking Assist (S)
Forward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist (S)
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Hydraulic Brake Assist (S)
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Intelligent Crash Response System (S)
Isofix on rear seats (S)
LATCH (S)
Rear Traffic Alert (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for front seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
XDS (Cross Differential System) (S)
2 x 12V power outlets: 1 in front center console, 1 in cargo area (S)
8-inch Composition Media touchscreen sound system with proximity sensor (S)
Bluetooth with audio streaming for compatible devices (S)
Color multi-function trip computer (S)
Keyless entry with push-button start (S)
MIB II infotainment system (S)
MP3/WMA/FLAC-compatible CD player, AM/FM/HD Radio, SD memory card reader, and voice control (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 3-month trial subscription (S)
8 x speakers (S)
USB port (S)
VW Car-Net connected services (S)
Climatronic automatic dual-zon A/C (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
6-way partial power-adjustable front seats (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Adjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Front comfort seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel (S)
Electrically heated windshield (S)
Heated front washer nozzles (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down front and rear (S)
Rain-sensing windshield wipers (S)
Rear window wiper and washer system (S)
Power-folding and adjustable side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights with Coming/Leaving Home feature (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED rear lights (S)
Cloth (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Telematics (S)
Trip computer (S)
Voice-activating system (O)
Wide Screen Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote Trunk/Hatch Release (S)
Sunroof (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Body-color driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Headlight Control (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Leather (S)
Leather and wool cloth (S)
Sensatec and sustainable cloth (S)
16-inch steel wheels and 205/55R16 all-season blackwall tires (O)
Aluminium sill plates (O)
Black grille (O)
Cargo cover (S)
Dark silver grille (O)
Incomplete vehicle designation (O)
Tailgate-mounted rear spoiler (S)
Two front cupholders (S)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Drag control (S)
Driver and front passenger dual-stage frontal airbags, includes Passenger Sensing System (O)
Driver and front passenger knee airbags (O)
Dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Following Distance Indicator (O)
Forward Collision Alert (O)
Four-channel ABS (S)
Front Pedestrian Braking (O)
GM Electronic Precision Shift (EPS) shifter (S)
Head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (S)
Head-curtain side-impact and thorax side-impact seat-mounted for front outboard seating positions (O)
Knee for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (O)
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (O)
LATCH system (S)
Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking (O)
Overtaking Sensor (O)
Parking assist (S)
Parking Assistance (O)
Pedestrian Safety Signal (S)
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (O)
Rear doors child locks (S)
Side blind zone alert with lane change alert (S)
StabiliTrak (S)
Surround Vision (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted for side-front outboard seating positions (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-rear outboard seating positions (S)
Tire inflation kit (O)
Traction control system (S)
10.2-inch touchscreen with MyLink infotainment system (S)
12V power outlet (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support (S)
Bose premium 7-speaker system with subwoofer (O)
Driver Information Center with an 8-inch multi-color graphic display (S)
EV Navigation Mapping (S)
Keyless open and push-button start (S)
OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi for up to 7 devices (S)
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite radio (S)
6 x speakers (S)
2 x USB charging-only ports for rear passengers (O)
Wireless Charging for compatible smartphones (O)
6-way manual-adjustable driver and front passenger seats (S)
60/40 split folding for rear seats (S)
Front passenger seatback map pocket (O)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated outbound rear seats (S)
Rear armrest with two cupholders (S)
Automatic heated steering wheel (O)
Automatic heated steering wheel (O)
Leather-trimmed steering wheel (O)
Steering Wheel Adjustment (S)
Intermittent windshield and rear window wiper (S)
Power front windows (S)
Rear window electric defogger (S)
Automatic rearview mirror (O)
Digital rearview mirror using a rear-facing camera (O)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Power-adjustable manual-folding side mirrors (S)
Side mirrors with intergrated turn signals (S)
Sun visors with sliding vanity mirrors (S)
HID projector beam headlights (S)
Incandescent cargo lamp (S)
IntelliBeam headlamps (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED dome lights (S)
LED taillamps (S)
All-Weather Cargo Mat (O)
All-Weather Floor Mats, front and rear (O)
Deluxe cloth (S)
Perforated leather (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationUS trim level - MINI Electric Iconic-What's new for 2015?
Heated front seats
satellite radio and DC fast charging are now standard.
Built on the GM BEV2 platform.
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