Comparison between:
- 2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance City
- 2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance City2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD
SeriesID.-
2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance City2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD
Model aliasID.3 CityModel 3 SR Plus
Model 3 SR+
TrimPure Performance CityStandard Range Plus RWD
Model year20212021
MarketEuropeEurope, China, Australia
PriceEUR 34,415 (DE, Feb 2021)USD 37,990 (USA, Nov 2020)
EUR 42,900 (DE, Nov 2020)
CNY 249,900 (CN, Nov 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSedan
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Mild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsGlacier White
Silver Metallic
Manganese Grey Metallic
Penny Copper Metallic
Makena Turquoise Metallic
Stonewashed Blue Metallic
Scale Silver Metallic
Moonstone Grey
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Interior colorsPlatinum Grey-Dusty Grey
Platinum Grey-Soul Black
Black
Black and White
Number of doors54
Number of seats55
Length167.8 in
4261 mm
184.8 in
4694 mm
Width71.2 in
1809 mm
72.8 in
1849 mm
Width with mirrors-82.2 in
2088 mm
Width with folded mirrors-76.1 in
1933 mm
Height61.7 in
1568 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
Wheelbase109.1 in
2770 mm
113.2 in
2875 mm
Front track60.9 in
1548 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
Rear track60.0 in
1525 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
Clearance-5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom40.3 in
1024 mm
40.3 in
1024 mm
Rear headroom-37.7 in
958 mm
Front shoulder room-56.3 in
1430 mm
Rear shoulder room-54.0 in
1372 mm
Front hip room-53.4 in
1356 mm
Rear hip room-52.4 in
1331 mm
Front legroom-42.7 in
1085 mm
Rear legroom-35.2 in
894 mm
Passenger volume-2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
Trunk volume385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume1267.0 l
44.74 ft3
1.27 m3
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Secondary trunk volume-84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
Curb weight3906.59 lb
1772 kg
3551.65 lb
1611 kg
Payload1031.76 lb
468 kg
989.88 lb
449 kg
GVWR4938.35 lb
2240 kg
4541.52 lb
2060 kg
Drag coefficient0.267 Cd0.23 Cd
Additional informationPermissible load on the front axle - 1050 kg
Permissible load on the rear axle - 1240 kg
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenTesla
ModelAPP 310L13
Electric motor typeBrushless DCPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Voltage-370 V
Power110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
211 kW
283.0 hp
286.9 ps
Torque310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
375 Nm
38.2 kgm
276.6 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Comfort
Sport
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Additional information-A permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motor
Liquid-cooled with variable frequency drive

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
139.8 mph
225.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h8.90 s5.60 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-5.30 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 217.5 mi / 350.0 kmNEDC: 290.8 mi / 468.0 km
WLTP: 267.2 mi / 430.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 14.9 kWh/100 km
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Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.2 m
33.46 ft
11.8 m
38.71 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.05

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio-9

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
MacPherson strut
Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesDiscsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDrumsVentilated discs
Additional information-Rotor diameter front / rear - 320 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7.5Jx188.5Jx18 ET40
8.5Jx19 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/55R18 T235/40R19
235/45R18

Battery

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

ManufacturerLG ChemTesla and Panasonic
ModelLGX E78 (NCM712)NCR21700A
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity45 kWh54 kWh
Number of cells1922976
Number of modules84
Voltage408 V360 V
Energy density265 Wh/kg144 Wh/kg
Weight454.15 lb
206 kg
833.35 lb
378 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-60 °C
140 °F
Additional informationEstimated gross capacity - 48 kWhThe battery is automatically cooled when at 48°C or above and heated when at -7.5°C or below.
Usable battery capacity - at least 50 kWh.
The 53.6 kWh total battery capacity is estimated.
2976 cells with 31 cells per brick.
A total of 4 modules - 2 with 23 bricks and 2 with 25 bricks.

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 7.2 kW
DC charging, 100 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging port-Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC charging, 0:32
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 6:15
Supercharger, 0:30
SAE J1772 Adapter, 3:23-11:17
Wall Connector, 5:39
NEMA 14-50, 6:46
NEMA 5-15, 45:08

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAirbags 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 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)
Speed ​​limiter (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)
Inductive smartphone charging (S)
Intelligent Natural Voice control (S)
Keyless start system without safe securing (S)
4 x speaker audio system (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the front (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the rear (S)
Air Care Climatronic air conditioning system (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Armrests for front seats (S)
Centre console with illuminated storage compartment with roller blind, 2 cup holders (S)
Front seats with mechanical backrest angle adjustment and mechanical length adjustment (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Multifunction steering wheel in leather, heated, with touch controls (S)
Electronic windows lifters with pulse switching (S)
Fixed rear window with wipers with interval switching (S)
Front windscreen washer nozzles automatically heated (S)
Green thermal insulation glazing, sides and rear (S)
Heated and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors (S)
Intermittent wiper control (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Windshield wipe-wash system (S)
Aspherical exterior mirror on driver's side, convex on passenger's side (S)
Electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors (S)
Lighted mirrors on sun visors (S)
Passenger side mirror lowering (S)
Rearview mirror auto dimming (S)
Ambient lighting with logo projection (S)
LED headlights with automatic lighting control (S)
LED taillights (S)
Fragment fabric (S)
Air-filter (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
Engine start button (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
12V power outlet (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind spot sensor (S)
Collision warning system (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rear seats head airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Self-Driving Functionality (O)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
15.4 LCD touchscreen (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Custom driver profiles (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
Music and media over Bluetooth (S)
Standard maps and navigation (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Upgraded audio-immersive sound (S)
Voice recognition system (S)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
Remote control air-conditioning (S)
Secondary ventilation controls (S)
Ventilation system (S)
12-way power adjustable heated front seats (S)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Child seat anchors (S)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Height adjustable front seatbelts (S)
Manually adjusted steering wheel (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Keyless NFC keycard (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror (S)
Auto high-beam headlights (S)
Cargo area light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED fog lamps (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Premium seat material and trim (S)
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