Comparison between:
- 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 Tesla Model X Performance (SR)

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Tesla Model X Performance (SR)
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Tesla Model X Performance (SR)
Model alias-Model X Performance Switched Reluctance
TrimSEPerformance (SR)
Model year20192020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe, China, Australia
PriceUSD 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)
USD 99,990 (USA, May 2020)
GBP 96,400 (UK, Sep 2019)
EUR 107,600 (EU, Sep 2019)
AUD 185,585 (AU, Sep 2019)
CNY 909,900 (China, Sep 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsSteelExtruded aluminium with boron steel
Exterior colorsAtlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Deep Blue Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Solid Black
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
Black
Black and White
Carbon Fiber Décor
Number of doors44
Number of seats55 / 6 / 7
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
198.3 in
5037 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
78.7 in
1999 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
89.4 in
2271 mm
Width with folded mirrors-81.6 in
2073 mm
Height58.3 in
1482 mm
66.0 in
1676 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
116.7 in
2964 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
67.1 in
1705 mm
Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
67.3 in
1710 mm
Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
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Minimum clearance-6.7 in
171 mm
Maximum clearance-9.0 in
228 mm
Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
41.7 in
1059 mm
Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
40.9 in
1039 mm
Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
60.7 in
1542 mm
Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
Front hip room57.8 in
1469 mm
55.6 in
1412 mm
Rear hip room56.7 in
1440 mm
58.5 in
1486 mm
Front legroom41.2 in
1046 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
38.4 in
975 mm
Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
357.0 l
12.61 ft3
0.36 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
2299.5 l
81.21 ft3
2.30 m3
Secondary trunk volume-187.0 l
6.60 ft3
0.19 m3
Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
5740.84 lb
2604 kg
Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
1137.59 lb
516 kg
GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
6878.42 lb
3120 kg
Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.25 Cd
Additional information-The cargo and rear trunk volumes apply for 5 seat vehicles
Rear volume 6 seat vehicles: 2002 l
Cargo volume 6 seat vehicles: 2189 l
Rear volume 7 seat vehicle: 2166 l
Cargo volume 7 seat vehicles: 2353 l

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenTesla
ModelEEM 100-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousAC induction/asynchronous
Location of the motorFrontRear
Voltage-320 V
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
375 kW
502.9 hp
509.9 ps
Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm6150 rpm
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
660 Nm
67.3 kgm
486.8 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Ludicrous
Additional informationThree levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm
3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Optional Ludicrous Mode

Second electric motor

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

Manufacturer-Tesla
Motor type-Switched reluctance
Location-Front
Voltage-320 V
Power-193 kW
258.8 hp
262.4 ps
Maximum power RPM-6100 - 6800 rpm
Torque-330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative braking-Yes
Additional features-A specific switched reluctance phase-permanent magnet motor with variable frequency drive and liquid cooling.
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s2.90 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-2.70 s
Additional informationEco 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
Acceleration 0-60 mp/h with ludicrous mode - 2.8 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 125.0 mi / 201.2 km
NEDC: 343.6 mi / 553.0 km
EPA: 272.0 mi / 437.7 km
EPA: 305.0 mi / 490.9 km
WLTP: 301.4 mi / 485.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 13.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 38 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 43 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 77 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 79 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 80 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 89 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 90 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 90 MPGe

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 circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
11.827 m
38.80 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.762.05

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio3.619.734
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.-9.325
Additional informationGearbox model - EQ 270-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionMacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Optional Smart Air Suspension with fully-adaptive damping
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Optional Smart Air Suspension with fully-adaptive damping

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront 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 ET469Jx20 ET35
9Jx20 ET35
9Jx22 ET35
9.5Jx20 ET40
10Jx22 ET35
10Jx20 ET35

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H265/45R20 108V
265/35R22 102W
275/45R20 110V
285/35R22 106W

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDIPanasonic
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity35.8 kWh100 kWh
Number of cells2648256
Number of modules2716
Voltage323 V350 V
Energy density-243 Wh/kg
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive coolingWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-60 °C
140 °F

Charging type

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

Charging typeStandard 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
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
NEMA 5-20, 1.92 kW
NEMA 6-15, 2.88 kW
NEMA 6-20, 3.84 kW
NEMA 14-30, 5.76 kW
NEMA 10-30, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 17.28 kW
Urban Supercharger, 72 kW
Supercharger, 145 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, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.52 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 17.28 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeCCS 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
Supercharger, 0:40-0:50
Urban Supercharger, 1:07-1:24
Wall Connector, 5:47-8:41
NEMA 14-50, 10:25
NEMA 10-30, 17:22
NEMA 14-30, 17:22
NEMA 6-20, 26:03
NEMA 6-15, 34:43
NEMA 5-20, 52:05
NEMA 5-15, 69:27

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdjustable 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)
12V power outlet (S)
Center console with removable dividers (S)
Glass panoramic windshield (S)
High-strength steel tow bar (S)
Towing Package with software (S)
Washer nozzle heaters (S)
Wiper blade defrosters (S)
3-point rear center seatbelt (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Adjustable front head restraints (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind-spot Warning (S)
Brake assist (S)
Collision avoidance (S)
Dual front side-impact airbags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x fixed rear head restraints (S)
Forward collision mitigation (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (S)
Forward looking radar (S)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Height-adjustable front seatbelts (S)
HEPA air filtration system (S)
High-Speed autosteer (S)
Hill start assist (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, manual release mechanism for all doors, front trunk, and rear cargo area (S)
Knee airbags on the front (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (S)
LATCH system (S)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Occupant sensing airbags (S)
Overhead curtain airbag for the 1st and 2nd row (S)
Rear side-impact airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (S)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Traction control (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (S)
Up to four ISOFIX child seat attachments (S)
Custom audio system (S)
FM radio, Bluetooth, USB audio (S)
Homelink (S)
Maps and navigation (S)
Premium Connectivity (S)
17 x speakers, custom audio system (O)
Trip Computer (S)
Dual front air conditioning zones (S)
Front air-conditioning with automatic climate controls (S)
Rear air-conditioning and heating (O)
Rear heat vents (S)
12-way power adjustable, heated front seats with memory and driver profile (S)
60/40 folding rear seat row (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Ventilated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather steering wheel (S)
Falcon Wing doos (S)
Keyless entry (S)
Power liftgate (S)
Power windows (S)
Privacy Glass or Deep Tinted Glass (S)
Rain-sensing wipers (S)
Rear window defogger (S)
Self-presenting front door (S)
Power-folding, auto-dimming, heated side mirrors (S)
3-position dynamic LED turning lights (S)
Ambient interior lighting (S)
LED fog lights (S)
Carbon fiber decor (S)
Cloth and leatherette (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationFor 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 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Tesla Model X Performance (SR)