Comparison between:
- 2018 Nissan Leaf S
- 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2018 Nissan Leaf S2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)
SeriesZE1--
2018 Nissan Leaf S2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)
TrimSSEAmbition (SE)
Model year201820192020
Market-North America, EuropeEurope
Price-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)
EUR 20,950 (DE, Sep 2019)
GBP 20,455 (UK, Nov 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelSteelSteel
Carbon-fiber
Exterior colorsBrilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Jade Frost
Super Black
Scarlet Ember
Pearl White
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
Candy White
Tornado Red
Sunflower Yellow
Kiwi Green
Deep Pearlescent Black
Crystal Blue
Tungsten Silver
Interior colorsBlackTitan Black
Shetland Beige
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Number of doors545
Number of seats554
Length176.4 in
4481 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
141.6 in
3597 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
Width with mirrors-79.8 in
2027 mm
75.2 in
1910 mm
Height61.4 in
1560 mm
58.3 in
1482 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
103.5 in
2629 mm
95.2 in
2417 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
60.4 in
1533 mm
56.2 in
1428 mm
Rear track61.2 in
1555 mm
59.2 in
1503 mm
56.1 in
1424 mm
Clearance5.9 in
150 mm
5.6 in
143 mm
5.3 in
135 mm
Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
40.1 in
1018 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
38.1 in
967 mm
37.3 in
947 mm
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
53.9 in
1369 mm
Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
56.7 in
1440 mm
54.6 in
1388 mm
Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
41.2 in
1046 mm
39.7 in
1009 mm
Rear legroom33.5 in
851 mm
35.6 in
904 mm
31.2 in
793 mm
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
251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
Curb weight3432.6 lb
1557 kg
3560.47 lb
1615 kg
2709.48 lb
1229 kg
Payload1020.74 lb
463 kg
892.87 lb
405 kg
663.59 lb
301 kg
GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
4453.34 lb
2020 kg
3373.07 lb
1530 kg
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.27 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional information--Trunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanVolkswagenVolkswagen
ModelEM57EEM 100-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontFront
Voltage360 V--
Power110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
61 kW
81.8 hp
82.9 ps
Maximum power RPM3283 - 9795 rpm3300 - 12000 rpm3000 - 12000 rpm
Torque320 Nm
32.6 kgm
236.0 ft-lb
290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
212 Nm
21.6 kgm
156.4 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM3283 rpm--
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
Eco
Eco+
Normal
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
Motor weight - 54.1 kg
Hole assembly weight - 70.4 kg

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
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.90 s9.60 s12.50 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: 161.6 mi / 260.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 14.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 17.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 19.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, HWY: 21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 27.7 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 30.7 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 19.4 kWh/100 km
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
WLTP, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classAA+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
10.9 m
35.76 ft
9.8 m
32.15 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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
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)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
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
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscsDrums
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.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET406.5Jx16 ET465Jx14
5Jx16

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 89H205/55R16 91H165/70R14
185/50R16

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESCSamsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity40 kWh35.8 kWh36.8 kWh
Number of cells192264168
Number of modules2427-
Voltage360 V323 V-
Energy density224 Wh/kg--
Weight668 lb
303 kg
701.07 lb
318 kg
546.75 lb
248 kg
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
-Usable capacity - 32.3 kWh
Battery dimensions (w / h / d) - 1.7 x 0.3 x 1.1 m

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
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 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
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
Wall box, 6:04-6:40
Portable cable, 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
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 4:30-5:34
Household charging, 14:03-17:24

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)
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)
Front airbags (S)
Front head and thorax airbags (S)
Lane Assist (S)
Remote control lockinh (S)
Move&Fun smartphone docking station (S)
Swing II DAB radio (S)
Climatronic (S)
Three spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Electric front windows (S)
Fog lights (S)
LED DRLs (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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