Comparison between:
- 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range RWD
- 2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range RWD2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus
Series--ZE1
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range RWD2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus
Model alias-Model 3 S
Model 3 SR
Leaf Tekna Plus
Leaf 3.ZERO e+
Leaf e+
Leaf e-Plus
TrimSEStandard Range RWDSL Plus
Model year201920192019
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth AmericaNorth America, Europe
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 42,550 (USA, Jul 2019)
CAD 50,898 (CAN, Jul 2019)
GBP 35,895 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 46,500 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,500 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 44,870 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 47,950 (IT, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSedanHatchback
MaterialsSteelMild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Corrosion-resistant high strength 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
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Brilliant Silver Metallic
Gun Metallic
Super Black
Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
Pearl White Tricoat
Glacier White
Deep Blue Pearl
Pearl White/Super Black
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
BlackBlack
Number of doors445
Number of seats555
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
184.8 in
4694 mm
176.4 in
4481 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
72.8 in
1849 mm
70.5 in
1791 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
82.2 in
2088 mm
79.9 in
2030 mm
Width with folded mirrors-76.1 in
1933 mm
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Height58.3 in
1482 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
61.6 in
1565 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
113.2 in
2875 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
5.9 in
150 mm
Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
40.3 in
1024 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
37.7 in
958 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
56.3 in
1430 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 mm
54.0 in
1372 mm
52.5 in
1334 mm
Front hip room57.8 in
1469 mm
53.4 in
1356 mm
51.7 in
1313 mm
Rear hip room56.7 in
1440 mm
52.4 in
1331 mm
50.0 in
1270 mm
Front legroom41.2 in
1046 mm
42.7 in
1085 mm
42.1 in
1069 mm
Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
35.2 in
894 mm
33.5 in
851 mm
Passenger volume-2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
Total volume--3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
-850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
Secondary trunk volume-84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
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Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
3551.65 lb
1611 kg
3853.68 lb
1748 kg
Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
989.88 lb
449 kg
897.28 lb
407 kg
GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
4541.52 lb
2060 kg
4750.96 lb
2155 kg
Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.23 Cd0.28 Cd
Additional information--Minimum cargo volume (VDA): 435 l
Weight distribution front / rear (%) - 986 / 762 kg (56/44)
Angle of approach - 16.7°
Angle of departure - 25.9°

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenTeslaNissan
ModelEEM 100L13EM57
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousAC synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearFront
Voltage-370 V360 V
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
211 kW
283.0 hp
286.9 ps
160 kW
214.6 hp
217.5 ps
Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm-4600 - 5800 rpm
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
-340 Nm
34.7 kgm
250.8 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM--800 - 4000 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
-Eco
Normal
B-mode
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
A permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motor
Liquid-cooled with variable frequency drive
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
129.9 mph
209.0 km/h
98.8 mph
159.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s5.90 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-5.60 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
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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
EPA: 220.0 mi / 354.0 kmEPA: 215.0 mi / 346.0 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: 26 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 124 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 131 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 138 MPGe
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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 pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
11.8 m
38.71 ft
11 m
36.09 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 gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio3.6198.193
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
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Semi-independent

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
Rotor diameter front / rear - 320 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper
Front disks size - 11.14 in x 1.1 in
Rear disks size - 11.5 in x 0.63 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET468.5Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx18 ET40
7Jx17 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H235/40R19
235/45R18
215/50R17 91H

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDITesla and PanasonicAESC
Model-NCR21700A-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity35.8 kWh53.6 kWh62 kWh
Number of cells2642976288
Number of modules2743
Voltage323 V360 V-
Energy density-260 Wh/kg-
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive coolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection (active)
Minimum ambient temperature--30 °C
-22 °F
-35 °C
-31 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-60 °C
140 °F
45 °C
113 °F
Additional information-The battery is automatically cooled when at 48°C or above and heated when at -7.5°C or below.
Usable battery capacity - at least 50 kWh.
The 53.6 kWh total battery capacity is estimated.
2976 cells with 31 cells per brick.
A total of 4 modules - 2 with 23 bricks and 2 with 25 bricks.
The modules have different shapes with a different number of cells.

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
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW
EVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 6.6 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
DC fast charging station, 70 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, Tesla, 11.5 kWOnboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 100 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, 0:30
SAE J1772 Adapter, 3:23-11:17
Wall Connector, 5:39
NEMA 14-50, 6:46
NEMA 5-15, 45:08
DC fast charging station 70 kW, 0:30-0:43
Portable cable, 10:20
Wall box, 10:20
EVSE cable, 26:58

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)
Air-filter (S)
Center console with storage and 4 USB ports (S)
Engine start button (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
12V power outlet (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind spot sensor (S)
Collision warning system (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rear seats head airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Self-Driving Functionality (O)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
15.4 LCD touchscreen (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Basic audio (S)
Custom driver profiles (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
Music and media over Bluetooth (S)
Standard maps and navigation (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Voice recognition system (S)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
Remote control air-conditioning (S)
Secondary ventilation controls (S)
Ventilation system (S)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Child seat anchors (S)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Height adjustable front seatbelts (S)
Manual seat adjustment (S)
Manually adjusted steering wheel (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Keyless NFC keycard (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror (S)
Auto high-beam headlights (S)
Cargo area light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cloth seats and base trim (S)
Aerodynamic underbody cover and rear diffuser (S)
Bottle holders - 4 (door panels) (S)
Cargo Cover (S)
Center console storage (S)
Charge port light and lock (S)
Cupholders - 2 in center console (S)
Fixed roof antenna (S)
Kick Plates (O)
Rear spoiler (S)
Sun visors with extension (S)
Tire repair kit - mounted in trunk (S)
3-point ALR (all)/ELR (driver) seatbelts (S)
4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection (S)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW) (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
e-Pedal (advanced 1-pedal operation) (S)
Electric parking brake (E-PKB) (S)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags (S)
High Beam Assist (HBA) (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Intelligent Around View Monitor (I-AVM) (S)
Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) (S)
Intelligent Driver Alertness (I-DA) (S)
Intelligent Lane Intervention (I-LI) (S)
LATCH System (S)
Manual, foot pedal parking brake (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt sen (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Power window lockout system (S)
Prentesioners and load-limiters on front seatbelts (S)
ProPILOT Assist (steering assist, Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) with Full Speed Range and Hold (S)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) (S)
Rear Door Alert (RDA) (S)
Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags for front and rear-seat outboard occupant hea (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
12-volt power outlet (1 on IP) (S)
8-inch colour LCD touchscreen (S)
AM/FM with MP3/WMA playback capability (S)
Auxiliary input jack and USB connection port for iPod and other devices (S)
Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System (S)
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Front and rear assist grips (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
HD Radio (S)
HomeLink Universal Transceiver (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Start and charge port door release (S)
NissanConnect EV (telematics) (S)
NissanConnect Services Powered by SiriusXM (S)
NissanConnect with Navigation featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
6 x speakers (S)
7 x speakers with Bose Premium Audio system (S)
Trip computer (State of Charge percentage, instant and average energy consumption, driving time, out (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Hybrid heater system with heat pump (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (S)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
8-way power driver's set with 2-way lumber (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Passenger seat pockets (S)
3-spoke, manual tilt steering wheel (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Chrome outside door handles (S)
Power door locks w/auto locking system (S)
Power windows with driver's side one-touch auto up/down (S)
Rear window defroster with timer (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror (S)
Dual power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signals (S)
Aerodynamic LED low beam headlights (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Center high-mounted stop light (S)
Fog lights (S)
LED Daytime Running Lights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Leather-appointed seating (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.
Autopilot
Full Self Driving and all related features are available as hardware on all vehicles but can be software enabled only after paying the corresponding fee. This can be done upon placing an order or after delivery.
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