Comparison between:
- 2021 Byton M-Byte 72 kWh RWD
- 2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2021 Byton M-Byte 72 kWh RWD2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
2021 Byton M-Byte 72 kWh RWD2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
Trim72 kWh RWDSE
Model year20212020
MarketNorth America, Europe, ChinaNorth America, Europe
PriceEUR 54,000 (EU, Sep 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)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSport utility vehicle (SUV)Hatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Exterior colorsSolid Black
White Metallic
Silver Metallic
Dark Grey Metallic
Pred Premium Metallic
Green Premium Metallic
Grey Premium Metallic
Blue Premium Metallic
Atlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Interior colorsDark Grey (Technic)
Light Grey (Technic)
Sand (Nappa)
Blue (Nappa)
Titan Black
Shetland Beige
Number of doors54
Number of seats4 / 55
Length191.9 in
4875 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
Width77.6 in
1970 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
Width with mirrors-79.8 in
2027 mm
Height65.6 in
1665 mm
58.3 in
1482 mm
Wheelbase116.1 in
2950 mm
103.5 in
2629 mm
Front track-60.4 in
1533 mm
Rear track-59.2 in
1503 mm
Clearance-5.6 in
143 mm
Front headroom-40.1 in
1018 mm
Rear headroom-38.1 in
967 mm
Front shoulder room-55.9 in
1420 mm
Rear shoulder room-53.9 in
1369 mm
Front hip room-57.8 in
1469 mm
Rear hip room-56.7 in
1440 mm
Front legroom-41.2 in
1046 mm
Rear legroom-35.6 in
904 mm
Trunk volume550.0 l
19.42 ft3
0.55 m3
341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume1450.0 l
51.21 ft3
1.45 m3
1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
Curb weight5103.7 lb
2315 kg
3560.47 lb
1615 kg
Payload-892.87 lb
405 kg
GVWR-4453.34 lb
2020 kg
Drag coefficient-0.27 Cd

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-Volkswagen
Model-EEM 100
Electric motor type-Permanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFront
Power200 kW
268.2 hp
271.9 ps
100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
Maximum power RPM-3300 - 12000 rpm
Torque-290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
Regenerative braking-Yes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Normal
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

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed118.1 mph
190.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.50 s9.60 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

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 267.2 mi / 430.0 km
WLTP: 223.7 mi / 360.0 km
NEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 123.0 mi / 197.9 km
Real range: 144.8 mi / 233.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiency-NEDC, 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

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-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 circle-10.9 m
35.76 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 gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio-3.61
Additional information-Gearbox model - EQ 270

Suspension

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

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

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDiscs
Additional information-Front discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-6.5Jx16 ET46

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres-205/55R16 91H

Battery

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

Manufacturer-Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity72 kWh35.8 kWh
Number of cells-264
Number of modules-27
Voltage-323 V
Weight-701.07 lb
318 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Passive cooling

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
Wallbox 22 kW, 22 kW
Wallbox 22 kW, 22 kW
DC charging, 120 kW
DC charging, 120 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

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 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 22 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 22 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 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, 0:29-0:36
Wallbox 22 kW, 3:16
Wallbox 11 kW, 6:33
Wallbox 7 kW, 10:17
Wallbox 3.7 kW, 19:28
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

Additional features

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

Additional features48-inch Shared Experience Display (S)
7-inch driver tablet (S)
8-inch central touchpad (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)
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