Comparison between:
- 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S
- 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
2020 Porsche Taycan 4S2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
Model alias4S 79 kWhi4 eDrive 40
Trim4S-
Model year20202022
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 106,410 (USA, Oct 2019)
GBP 83,367 (UK, Oct 2019)
USD 55,400 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 51,905 (UK, Jun 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSedanCoupe
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsWhite
Black
Frozen Blue Metallic
Carrara White Metallic
Jet Black Metallic
Volcano Grey Metallic
Dolomite Silver Metallic
Gentian Blue Metallic
Mamba Green Metallic
Carmine Red
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Interior colorsBlack
Black-ChalkBeige
Black-Bordeaux Red
Graphite Blue
Black-Slate Grey
Basalt Black
Truffle Brown
Basalt Black-Atacama Beige
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Number of doors45
Number of seats45
Length195.4 in
4963 mm
188.3 in
4783 mm
Width-72.9 in
1852 mm
Width with mirrors84.4 in
2144 mm
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Width with folded mirrors77.4 in
1966 mm
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Height54.3 in
1379 mm
57.0 in
1448 mm
Wheelbase114.2 in
2900 mm
112.4 in
2856 mm
Front track67.3 in
1709 mm
63.0 in
1601 mm
Rear track66.7 in
1694 mm
64.2 in
1630 mm
Clearance-4.9 in
125 mm
Trunk volume407.0 l
14.37 ft3
0.41 m3
470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
Maximum trunk volume-1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
Secondary trunk volume81.0 l
2.86 ft3
0.08 m3
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Curb weight4717.89 lb
2140 kg
4684.82 lb
2125 kg
Payload1631.42 lb
740 kg
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GVWR6349.31 lb
2880 kg
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Drag coefficient0.22 Cd0.24 Cd
Additional informationMaximum permissible roof load - 75 kg
Frontal area - 2.33 m²
Cd x A - 0.513 m²
Approach/departure angles - 11.2 / 14.3 degrees
Weight distribution front / rear - 45.1 / 54.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1140 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerPorscheBMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRear
Power160 kW
214.6 hp
217.5 ps
250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
Maximum power RPM-8000 - 17000 rpm
Torque300 Nm
30.6 kgm
221.3 ft-lb
430 Nm
43.8 kgm
317.2 ft-lb
Regenerative braking-Yes
Driving modesNormal
Sport
Range
Sport Plus
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Additional information-System power-to-weight ratio - 8.2 kg/kW
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology

Second electric motor

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

ManufacturerPorsche-
Motor typePermanent magnet synchronous-
LocationRear-
Power160 kW
214.6 hp
217.5 ps
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Torque300 Nm
30.6 kgm
221.3 ft-lb
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Driving modesNormal
Sport
Range
Sport Plus
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Additional featuresOverboost total maximum power with Launch Control - 390 kW
Overboost total maximum torque with Launch Control - 640 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
118.1 mph
190.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.10 s5.70 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph3.80 s-
Additional informationAcceleration 0-99 mph (0-160 km/h) with Launch Control - 6.9 s
Acceleration 0-124 mph (0-200 km/h) with Launch Control - 10.6 s
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Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 252.9 mi / 407.0 km
WLTP: 290.0 mi / 466.7 km
WLTP: 366.6 mi / 590.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 24.6 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CTY: 22.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 25.7 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 20 kWh/100 km

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 circle11.2 m
36.75 ft
12.5 m
41.01 ft
Additional informationAlso available with rear-axle steering (RAS) with power steering plus
Steering ratio - 15.5:1 (centre position) to 9.3:1
Steering ratio (RAS) - 14.2:1 (centre position) to 9.3:1
Turning circle (RAS) - 10.4 m
Optional variable sport steering
Steering ratio - 15.5:1

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmission-Automatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio-8.774
Additional informationFront-axle - single-speed automatic transmission
Rear-axle - two-speed dog-ring automatic transmission
Electric all-wheel drive with adjustable momentum distribution
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Suspension

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

Front suspensionAdaptive air suspension
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Air springs
Double-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Rear suspensionAdaptive air suspension
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Multi-link
Air springs
Five-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationRed callipers
Front brakes diameter - 360 mm
Front brakes thickness - 36 mm
Rear brakes diameter - 358 mm
Rear brakes thickness - 28 mm
Grey cast iron rotors internally vented
6-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake callipers at the front
4-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake callipers at the rear
Front - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims8Jx19 ET50
10Jx19 ET47
7.5Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/55R19 103Y
275/45R19 108Y
255/55R17 101Y

Battery

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

ManufacturerLG Chem-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity79.2 kWh83.9 kWh
Number of cells336-
Number of modules28-
Voltage800 V398.5 V
Weight1221.36 lb
554 kg
1212.54 lb
550 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
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Maximum ambient temperature45 °C
113 °F
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Additional informationUsable capacity - 71 kWhNet battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells

Charging type

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

Charging typeAC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
DC charging, 225 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 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, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard 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 charging at 225 kW, 0:17-0:21
DC charging at 50 kW, 1:16-1:35
AC charging at 11 kW, 7:12
DC fast charging, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30

Additional features

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

Additional featuresStorage package (O)
3-point automatic seat belts with pre-tentioners (S)
Active bonnet system (S)
Auto hold function (S)
Brake pad wear indicator (S)
Collision and brake assist (S)
Cruise control including adaptive speed limiter (O)
Curtain airbags along entire roof frame and side windows from A-pillar to C-pillar (S)
Doors with integrated side impact protection (S)
Driver personalisation (S)
Electric parking brake (S)
Full-size airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
HoneLink (Garage Door Opener) (O)
Immobiliser with remote central locking, alarm system with radar-based interior surveillance (S)
Integrated Porsche 4D chassis control (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Keyless start (S)
Knee airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Keeping Assist including Traffic Sign Recognition (O)
Manual adjustment of seat belt height for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Multi-collision brake (S)
Night View Assist (O)
ParkAssist (front and rear) with visual and audible warning (O)
Porsche Intelligent Range Manager (S)
Porsche Recuperation Management (PRM) (S)
Porsche Stability Management (PSM) vehicle stability system with ABS (S)
Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) (S)
Porsche Traction Management (PTM) (S)
Porsche Vehicle Tracking System Plus (S)
Range Mode for the activation of efficiency-orientated settings (S)
Roll-over detection for activation of curtain airbags and seat belt pre-tensioners (S)
Seat belt warning system for all seats (S)
Side airbags in front (S)
Side airbags in rear compartment (O)
Sport Mode for the activation of dynamic performance settings including Launch Control (S)
Tyre pressure monitoring (TPM) (S)
10.9-inch curved display (S)
Centre Console with Direct Touch Control (S)
Digital radio (S)
Passenger display (O)
Porsche Communication Management for navigation, voice control, audio (S)
Porsche Connect with Apple CarPlay (S)
14 x speakers with BOSE Surround Sound System and 710 Watts output (O)
21 x speakers with Burmester 3D High-End Surround Sound System (O)
2 x USB-C charge ports and 12V electric socket in the rear (S)
2 x USB-C connectivity and charge ports and a 12V electric socket in the centre console (S)
Active carbon fine dust filter (S)
Advanced climate control (2-zone) (S)
Advanced climate control (4-zone) (O)
Ioniser (O)
Parking Pre-climatisation including pre-conditioning of the battery (S)
Thermally insulated glass all round (S)
Heat pump (S)
180way ekectric Adaptive Sports Seats with memory package (O)
60:40 rear bench split (S)
8-way electric seats (front) (S)
Comfort front seats (14-way electric) with memory package (O)
Integrated front headrests (S)
Rear seats with 2 seats in single-seat look (S)
Seat heating (front and rear) (O)
Seat heating (front) (O)
Seat massage function (front seats, with ventilation) (O)
Seat ventilation (front) (O)
Two integrated cupholders, front and rear (S)
Heated stearing wheel (O)
Auto-deploying door habdles (S)
Heated rear screen with auto-off function (S)
Panoramic roof, fixed glass (O)
Privacy glass (O)
Sun visors for driver and front passenger (S)
Thermally and noise insulated glass (O)
Windscreen wiper system including rain sensor and washer jets (S)
Automatically dimming interior and exterior mirrors (O)
Electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, aspherical on driver's side (S)
4-point LED daytime running lights (S)
Automatic headlight activation including 'Welcome Home' lighting (S)
Illuminated vanity mirrors for driver and front passenger (S)
LED interior lighting concept (O)
LED Matrix headlights (O)
Light strip (S)
Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus) (S)
Third brake light (S)
Smooth finish leather (S)
ARB technology (bear-actuator wheel slip limitation) (S)
Automatic Brake System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) (S)
Belt latch tensioner and force limiter on front seats (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Dry Braking function (S)
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Fading compensation (S)
Front and rear seats head airbargs (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
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