Comparison between:
- 2019 NIO ES8 84 kWh
- 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 NIO ES8 84 kWh2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
2019 NIO ES8 84 kWh2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
Trim84 kWhP8 AWD
Model year20192021
MarketChinaEurope
PriceCNY 498,000 (PRC, Jul 2019)EUR 62,000 (DE, Mar 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSport utility vehicle (SUV)Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Materials7003 series aluminium alloySteel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsDeep Black
Cloud White
Sky Blue
Star Ash
Aurora Brown
Morning Red
Star Blue
Nebula Purple
Black Stone
Onyx Black Metallic
Fusion Red Metallic
Thunder Grey Metallic
Glacier Silver Metallic
Sage Green
Crystal White Pearl
Bursting Blue Metallic
Interior colorsSports Grey
Technology Black
Urban Brown
Charcoal Black
Number of doors5-
Number of seats6 / 7-
Length197.7 in
5022 mm
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Width77.2 in
1962 mm
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Height69.1 in
1756 mm
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Wheelbase118.5 in
3010 mm
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Front track65.7 in
1668 mm
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Rear track65.8 in
1672 mm
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Clearance6.7 in
170 mm
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Trunk volume312.0 l
11.02 ft3
0.31 m3
413.0 l
14.58 ft3
0.41 m3
Maximum trunk volume873.0 l
30.83 ft3
0.87 m3
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Curb weight5423.37 lb
2460 kg
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Drag coefficient0.29 Cd-
Additional informationApproach / Departure angle - 21.2° / 20.6°
The 6-seater configuration was announced a year later - on December 15 2018.
Trunk volume with the 2nd and 3rd seat row down - 1863 l for the 7-seater and 1903 l for the 6-seater version.
Towing capacity - 1
500 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Power240 kW
321.8 hp
326.3 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Torque420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes-

Second electric motor

Information about the model's second motor and its performance.

Motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
LocationFrontFront
Power240 kW
321.8 hp
326.3 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Torque420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
111.8 mph
180.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.40 s4.90 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 264.1 mi / 425.0 kmEPA: 208.0 mi / 334.7 km
WLTP: 248.5 mi / 400.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 20 kWh/100 kmEPA, CMB: 43 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 72 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 79 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 85 MPGe

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinion-
Type of power steeringElectronic-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gear-
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Active air suspension
Dynamic Suspension Damping Control (CDC)
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Rear suspensionMulti-link
Active air suspension
Dynamic Suspension Damping Control (CDC)
Independent
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Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-
Rear brakesVentilated discs-
Additional informationBrembo four-piston front brake calipers-

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims--

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/50R20
255/55R19
265/45R21 V
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Battery

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

ManufacturerCATL-
ModelNCM523-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity84 kWh78 kWh
Energy density135 Wh/kg-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-30 °C
-22 °F
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Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
-
Additional informationThe battery is swappable.
Battery heating system (with reserved thermostat function)
VDA square battery cells
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Charging type

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

Charging typeAC charging, 7 kWAC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portAC charging port, Type 2, 7 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:45-0:56
AC charging, 12:00
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
AC charging, 7:06

Additional features

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

Additional features360° HD panoramic image (S)
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) (S)
Automatic emergency braking (AEB) (S)
Automatic parking (Autohold) (S)
Body Rollover Prevention System (RSC) (S)
Body Stability Control System (ESP) (S)
Brake pad automatic replacement reminder (S)
Brake Power Distribution System (EBD) (S)
Burglar alarm system (S)
Cruise control (S)
Curved Auxiliary System (CBC) (S)
Dynamic Wheel Torque Control System (DWT-B) (S)
Electronic parking brake (S)
Emergency Brake Assist System (EBA) (S)
Enhanced automatic emergency braking - with bicycle identification (AEB-C) (S)
Enhanced automatic emergency braking - with pedestrian identification (AEB-P) (S)
Fatigue Driving Monitoring (DDD) (S)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (S)
Front and rear parking assist radar (S)
2 x front head airbags (S)
Front row sensor (S)
2 x front side airbags (S)
HD parking image system (S)
Hill Start Assistance System (HSA) (S)
4 x ISOFIX child safety seat interface (S)
Lane Change Warning (LCA) (S)
Lane departure warning (LDW) (S)
Level 2+ autonomous driving (S)
Low speed sound outside the car (S)
5 x millimeter-wave radars (S)
Narrow Road Assist (SDIS) (S)
NIO Pilot basic functions (S)
NIO Pilot full function (O)
Pre-tightening force belt (S)
Rear door child safety lock (S)
3 x regular cameras (S)
2 x side curtain airbags for all three seat rows (S)
Side opening warning (SDO) (S)
Steep slope descent system (HDC) (S)
4 x surround cameras (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (D-TPMS) (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Trailer mode (neutral) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (S)
Vehicle blind spot monitoring (BSD) (S)
10.4-inch (1600 x 1200 px) multi-touch central control panel (S)
11.3 inch (1600 x 1400 px) 2nd gen multi-touch central control panel (O)
2 x 12V power outlets (S)
4G wireless network (S)
5W Qi wireless charging board with NFC support (S)
8.8 inch (1600 x 600 px) digital meter (S)
Bluetooth 4.2 (S)
Driver status detection camera (S)
Enhanced Head-Up Display System (O)
Forward driving recorder (S)
2 x front USB ports with one being USB 3.0 (S)
High-performance intelligent gateway and FOTA remote upgrade capability (S)
In-car Wi-Fi (S)
Intelligent car finder (S)
NIO OS and in-vehicle applications (S)
NOMI AI system with voice recognition and voice positioning (S)
6 x personalized sound atmosphere modes (O)
2 x second row USB ports (S)
2 x smart keys with built-in Bluetooth and wireless charging (S)
12 x speakers with surround sound system (O)
7 x speakers with surround sound system (S)
Wide angle camera in the car (S)
3-zone automatic air-conditioning (S)
Exhaust vents on all three rows (S)
Front seat ventilation (O)
HEPA medical grade filter (with activated carbon) (S)
In-car PM 2.5 sensor (S)
Intelligent air purification system (S)
Negative ion generator (S)
Rear air-conditioning control panel (S)
Smart filter replacement reminder (S)
Second row seat heating (O)
4-way adjustment of headrests on front row (S)
4-way electric adjustment of lumbar support on driver seat (S)
4-way electric adjustment of lumbar support on front passenger seat (S)
50/50 retraction of the third row of seats (S)
6-way electric adjustment of front passenger seat (S)
60/40 retraction of the second row of seats (S)
8-way electric adjustment of driver seat (S)
Driver welcome function (S)
Front and rear adjustment of the second row of seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Parent-child mode seat layout (S)
Second and third row 2-way adjustment headrest (S)
Super-sliding passenger seats (S)
4-way electric adjustment steering wheel (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Multi-function leather steering wheel (S)
Concealed sensor door handle (S)
Electric panoramic sunroof and sunshade (S)
Electric tailgate (S)
Full car anti-UV insulation glass (S)
Keyless entry (supports NFC) (S)
Physical emergency key (S)
Rain sensor wiper (S)
Rear privacy glass (second, third row) (S)
Roof rack connection (maximum load capacity 75 kg) (S)
Anti-glare, automatic interior mirror (S)
Anti-glare, heated side mirrors (S)
Headlight level automatic adjustment (S)
LED "heartbeat" tail light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED far and near light integrated headlight (S)
LED fog light (with steering assist function) (S)
LED reading light (S)
LED smart wheel eyebrow light (S)
LED storage space lighting (S)
LED welcome lighting system (S)
Smart 10-color ambient light (S)
Sun visor mirror with LED lighting (S)
Nappa Premium Interior Set with front seat leg support and massage (O)
Perforated leather (S)
Body coloured covered grille (S)
Charcoal headlining (S)
Exterior styling kit (O)
Foldable towbar (O)
Glossy black roof rails (S)
Glossy Black Skid Plates, Front & Rear (S)
Grocery bag holder (O)
Hidden storage under the driver's seat (O)
Load compartment mat, moulded plastic, Charcoal (O)
Moulded plastic floor mats, Charcoal (O)
Power folding outer rear head restraints (O)
Protection net (O)
Protective cap kit, Matt Tech Grey (S)
R-Design perforated leather-clad gear knob, Charcoal, Geartronic (S)
Recharge aluminium front tread plates (S)
Recharge embossed logo on C/D-pillar (S)
Roof spoiler (O)
Roof top in contrast colour, Black Stone (S)
Sport pedals (S)
Without extra emblem tailgate (S)
360º Camera (O)
Alarm Logic Base (S)
Automatic door locking (S)
BLIS - Blind Spot Information with steering assistant (S)
Cruise control (S)
Double locking (S)
Driver adjustable power steering (S)
Dual-stage airbags, driver and front passenger (S)
Dynamic chassis (S)
Emergency Brake light and Hazard Warning (S)
Harman Kardon Premium Sound plus Park Assist package (O)
Hill Descent Control (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Inflatable Curtain (S)
IntelliSafe Assist (ACC) (O)
IntelliSafe Surround (O)
ISOFIX mounting points, rear seat (S)
Keyless entry with hands-free power tailgate opening and closing (S)
Knee airbag, driver side (S)
Lane Keeping Aid (S)
Oncoming Lane Mitigation (S)
Panoramic roof with Navi Tech & Park Assist (O)
Park Assist Camera, rear (O)
Parking assistance, rear Gen 3 (S)
Passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Prep for Interior motion sensor (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Rear and front park assist (O)
Road Sign Information (S)
Safety belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters (S)
SIPS side impact protection system (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Standard springs (S)
Temporary Mobility Kit (S)
WHIPS whiplash injury protection system (S)
With alarm preparation (S)
Without blocked lock mode (S)
Without Pilot Assist (S)
12-inch driver display (S)
2 USB Typ-C Connectors, Front (S)
5 volt outlet (2 USB-C), in rear/lower tunnel consol (S)
9-inch centre touchscreen (S)
Android powered infotainment (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB+) (S)
Digital owners manual (S)
High Performance audio system (S)
Power outlet, luggage compartment (S)
Smartphone integration (S)
Volvo On Call (S)
Wireless mobile phone charging (O)
CleanZone (S)
Humidity sensor (S)
Two-zone climate system including cooled glove compartment (S)
Heat in grill emblem (S)
High voltage coolant heater (HVCH) (S)
Adjustable driver and front passenger seats (S)
Comfort front seats (S)
Comfort front seats (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated rear seats plus Climate Package (O)
Manual seat cushion extension, driver seat (S)
Manually foldable outer rear head restraints (S)
Manually foldable second seat row (S)
Power driver seat with memory function (O)
Power front passenger seat (O)
Power-operated multi-directional 4-way lumbar support (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Perforated leather-clad sport steering wheel with Uni-deco trim, Charcoal (S)
Steering wheel remote control (S)
Dark tinted rear windows (O)
Handle side door body color, w/o damper, keyless and illumination (S)
Heated windscreen (O)
Heated windscreen washers (O)
Power tailgate (S)
Tempered side windows (S)
Automatically dimmed inner and outer rear view mirrors (S)
Door mirror covers, 019 Black Stone (S)
Illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Power retractable door mirrors with ground lighting (S)
Fog lamps (S)
Interior high level illumination (S)
LED Headlights (S)
LED headlights with Active Bending Lights (O)
LED headlights with Active Bending Lights (O)
Charcoal Nubuck Textile/Perforated Nappa in Charcoal interior (RB0R) (S)
Cutting Edge Aluminium Decor (S)
High-gloss black side window trim (S)
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