Comparison between:
- 2019 Nissan Leaf SL
- 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Nissan Leaf SL2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro
SeriesZE1-ID.
2019 Nissan Leaf SL2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro
Model aliasLeaf Tekna-ID3
TrimSLSEPro
Model year201920192020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeEurope
PriceUSD 36,300 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 30,995 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,540 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,300 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 34,200 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 36,150 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,330 (IT, Jul 2019)
AUD 49,990 (AU, Jul 2019)
USD 31,895 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 33,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,005 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 35,900 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,090 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,460 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,750 (IT, Jul 2019)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelSteelSteel
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
Atlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
White
Teal
Interior colorsBlack
Light Grey
Titan Black
Shetland Beige
White-Orange
Grey-Black
Number of doors545
Number of seats555
Length176.4 in
4481 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
Width with mirrors77.4 in
1967 mm
79.8 in
2027 mm
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Height61.4 in
1560 mm
58.3 in
1482 mm
61.1 in
1552 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
103.5 in
2629 mm
108.9 in
2765 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
60.4 in
1533 mm
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Rear track61.2 in
1555 mm
59.2 in
1503 mm
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Clearance5.9 in
150 mm
5.6 in
143 mm
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Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
40.1 in
1018 mm
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Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
38.1 in
967 mm
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Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
55.9 in
1420 mm
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Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
53.9 in
1369 mm
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Front hip room51.5 in
1308 mm
57.8 in
1469 mm
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Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
56.7 in
1440 mm
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Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
41.2 in
1046 mm
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Rear legroom33.5 in
851 mm
35.6 in
904 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
341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
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Curb weight3507.55 lb
1591 kg
3560.47 lb
1615 kg
3637.63 lb
1650 kg
Payload879.64 lb
399 kg
892.87 lb
405 kg
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GVWR4387.2 lb
1990 kg
4453.34 lb
2020 kg
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Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.27 Cd0.267 Cd

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanVolkswagenVolkswagen
ModelEM57EEM 100APP 310
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DC
Location of the motorFrontFrontRear
Voltage360 V--
Power110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
107 kW
143.5 hp
145.5 ps
Maximum power RPM3283 - 9795 rpm3300 - 12000 rpm-
Torque320 Nm
32.6 kgm
236.0 ft-lb
290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM3283 rpm--
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
Eco
Eco+
Normal
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Additional information-Three levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm
VW ID.3 Pro Power - 150 kW electric motor

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed89.5 mph
144.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.90 s9.60 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph7.50 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
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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
NEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 125.0 mi / 201.2 km
WLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 99 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 13.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
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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 circle11 m
36.09 ft
10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.76-

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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.19383.61-
Additional information-Gearbox model - EQ 270-

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)
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
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Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
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Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Rear brakesDiscsDiscs-
Additional information4-wheel power-assisted disc brakesFront discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx17 ET456.5Jx16 ET46-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/50R17 90V205/55R16 91H-

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESCSamsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion-
Battery capacity40 kWh35.8 kWh58 kWh
Number of cells192264-
Number of modules2427-
Voltage360 V323 V-
Energy density224 Wh/kg--
Weight668 lb
303 kg
701.07 lb
318 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection (passive)Passive cooling-
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 - 62 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
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
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 100 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 1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 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
Portable cable, 6:04-6:40
Wall box, 6:04-6:40
EVSE cable, 17:24-26:00
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 charging, 0:28-0:30
Wallbox 11 kW, 5:17
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 8:04

Additional features

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

Additional featuresCargo area cover (S)
e-Pedal (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
AEB with pedestrian detection (O)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (S)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW) (O)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electric (E-PKB) parking brake (O)
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)
Intelligent Around View Monitor (I-AVM) (S)
Intelligent Lane Intervention (I-LI) (O)
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)
ProPILOT Assist (O)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) (O)
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)
7-inch color LCD display (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Bose Premium Audio system (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
HomeLink Universal Transceiver (S)
Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) (S)
NissanConnect EV (S)
NissanConnect with Navigation (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
7 x Speakers (S)
Streaming audio via Bluetooth (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (S)
Heater, AC timer (S)
Hybrid heater system - (heat pump) (S)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
8-way power driver's seat (with 2-way lumbar) (S)
Front heated seats (S)
3-spoke (S)
Audio, Bluetooth switches (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Eco-mode switch (S)
Heated (S)
Leather-wrapped (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)
Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror (S)
Heated outside mirrors w/ turn signals (S)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Fog lights (S)
High beam assist (HBA) (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Leather-appointed seating (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 (O)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Blind Spot Monitor (O)
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 (O)
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 (O)
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)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Navigation system (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-For the MY 2018 the e-Golf is in very short supply for the US and in select states: California
Connecticut
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
New York
New Jersey
Oregon
Rhode Island
Vermont
and Washington
D.C.
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 2019 Nissan Leaf SL2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro