Comparison between:
- 2019 Nissan Leaf S
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pure
- 2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Nissan Leaf S2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pure2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S
SeriesZE1ID.ID.
2019 Nissan Leaf S2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pure2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S
Model aliasLeaf AcentaID3-
TrimSPurePro S
Model year201920202021
MarketNorth America, EuropeEuropeEurope
PriceUSD 29,900 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 27,995 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 36,990 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 36,800 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 30,400 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 32,100 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 38,700 (IT, Jul 2019)
EUR 29,990 (DE, Sep 2019)EUR 41,995 (DE, Feb 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsBrilliant Silver Metallic
Gun Metallic
Jade Frost Metallic
Super Black
Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
Pearl White Tricoat
Glacier White
Deep Blue Pearl
Pearl White-Super Black
White
Teal
Glacier White
Silver Metallic
Manganese Grey Metallic
Penny Copper Metallic
Makena Turquoise Metallic
Stonewashed Blue Metallic
Scale Silver Metallic
Moonstone Grey
Interior colorsBlackWhite-Orange
Grey-Black
Platinum Grey-Dusty Grey
Number of doors555
Number of seats554
Length176.4 in
4481 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
Width with mirrors79.9 in
2030 mm
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Height61.4 in
1560 mm
61.1 in
1552 mm
61.7 in
1568 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
108.9 in
2765 mm
109.1 in
2770 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
-60.9 in
1548 mm
Rear track61.2 in
1555 mm
-60.0 in
1525 mm
Clearance5.9 in
150 mm
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Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
-40.3 in
1024 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
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Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
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Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
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Front hip room51.5 in
1308 mm
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Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
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Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
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Rear legroom33.5 in
851 mm
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Passenger volume2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
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Total volume3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
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Trunk volume668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
-1267.0 l
44.74 ft3
1.27 m3
Curb weight3434.8 lb
1558 kg
-4263.74 lb
1934 kg
Payload952.4 lb
432 kg
-762.8 lb
346 kg
GVWR4387.2 lb
1990 kg
-5026.54 lb
2280 kg
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.267 Cd0.267 Cd
Additional information--Permissible load on the front axle - 1070 kg
Permissible load on the rear axle - 1260 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanVolkswagenVolkswagen
ModelEM57APP 310APP 310
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DCBrushless DC
Location of the motorFrontRearRear
Voltage360 V--
Power110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
93 kW
124.7 hp
126.4 ps
110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
Maximum power RPM3283 - 9795 rpm--
Torque320 Nm
32.6 kgm
236.0 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM3283 rpm--
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
-Eco
Comfort
Sport
Additional information-VW ID.3 Pure Power - 110 kW electric motor-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed89.5 mph
144.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.90 s-7.90 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph7.50 s--

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 234.9 mi / 378.0 km
EPA: 151.0 mi / 243.0 km
WLTP: 167.8 mi / 270.0 km
WLTP: 205.1 mi / 330.0 kmWLTP: 326.8 mi / 526.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, HWY: 99 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
-NEDC, CMB: 14.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 16.7 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+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 pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.1938--

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
-Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
MacPherson strut
Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
-Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-Discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs-Drums
Additional information4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes--

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET40-7.5Jx19
7.5Jx20

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 89H-215/50R19 T
215/45R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESC-LG Chem
Model--LGX E78 (NCM712)
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-Ion-Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity40 kWh45 kWh45 kWh
Number of cells192-288
Number of modules24-12
Voltage350 V-408 V
Energy density224 Wh/kg-265 Wh/kg
Weight668 lb
303 kg
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Volume485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection (passive)-Water-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
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Maximum ambient temperature45 °C
113 °F
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Additional informationStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
VW explicitly states this is the net battery capacity
Estimated gross capacity - 48 kWh
100 kW DC charging is optional
Estimated gross capacity - 82 kWh

Charging type

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

Charging typeEVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 6.6 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
Fast charging station, 50 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 125 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, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
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Charging time

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

Charging timeFast charging station, 0:29-0:36
Wall box, 6:04-6:40
Portable cable, 6:04-6:40
EVSE cable, 17:24-26:00
DC charging, 0:43-0:54
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 6:15
DC charging 125 kW, 0:30-0:37
Wallbox 11 kW, 7:00

Additional features

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

Additional featuresCargo area cover (O)
e-Pedal (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing front and rear bumpers (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear assist grips (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
Hill start assist (S)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Parking brake (manual, foot pedal) (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
RearView Monitor (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
5-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
4 x Speakers (S)
Streaming audio via Bluetooth (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (O)
Heater, AC timer (S)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Front heated seats (O)
3-spoke (S)
Audio, Bluetooth switches (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Eco-mode switch (S)
Heated (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks w/auto locking system (S)
Power windows (S)
Rear window defroster with timer (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Heated outside mirrors (O)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Bio suede PET material (S)
Dynamic Road Sign Display (S)
Front Assist (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Park Distance Control (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Intelligent Natural Voice control (S)
Keyless start (S)
Navigation system (S)
Air Care Climatronic air conditioning system (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
10-color ambient lighting (S)
LED headlights with automatic lighting control (S)
LED taillights (S)
Stainless steel pedals with play/pause design
Airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Automatic Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Distance Control with Stop & Go (S)
Crash warning system (S)
Driver drowsiness detection (S)
ECall emergency call system (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
Emergency Brake Assist with pedestrian and cyclist detection (S)
First aid kit, warning triangle and safety vest (S)
Front Assist with proactive occupant protection (S)
Front head and side airbags with center airbag (S)
ISOFIX on outer rear seats and front passenger seat (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Park Distance Control, rear radar (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Speed ​​limiter (S)
Theft alarm with interior monitoring, back-up horn and tow-away protection (S)
Three-point automatic seat belts at the front with belt tensioners (S)
Tire control display (S)
Tool kit and tire mobility set: 12 volt compressor and tire sealant (S)
Traffic signs recognition (S)
10-inch multi-touch display (S)
5.3-inch insturment cluster (S)
App-Connect including App-Connect Wireless for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (S)
Bluetooth for mobiles and music streaming (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Dicover Pro navigation system (S)
Intelligent Natural Voice control (S)
Keyless locking and starting system with safe fuse (S)
4 x speaker audio system (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the front (S)
Air Care Climatronic air conditioning system (S)
Armrests for front seats (S)
Asymmetrically folding rear seats (S)
Front seats with mechanical backrest angle adjustment and mechanical length adjustment (S)
Electronic windows lifters with pulse switching (S)
Fixed rear window with wipers with interval switching (S)
Green thermal insulation glazing, sides and rear (S)
Heated and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors (S)
Intermittent wiper control (S)
Windshield wipe-wash system (S)
Aspherical exterior mirror on driver's side, convex on passenger's side (S)
Lighted mirrors on sun visors (S)
30-color ambient lighting (S)
Door and side panels in synthetic leather (S)
Fragment fabric (S)
Seat panels in Flow fabric (S)
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