Comparison between:
- 2014 Volkswagen e-Golf
- 2021 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2014 Volkswagen e-Golf2021 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD
2014 Volkswagen e-Golf2021 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD
Trim-Long Range AWD
Model year20142021
MarketEuropeNorth America, Europe
Price-USD 49,990 (USA, Nov 2020)
EUR 58,620 (DE, Nov 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsSteelMild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsDeep Black Pearl Metallic
Urano Gray Metallic
Night Blue Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic
Limestone Grey
Pure White
Pacific Blue
Deep Blue Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Solid Black
Interior colorsBlack
Beige
Black
Black and White
Number of doors44
Number of seats45 / 7
Length167.5 in
4254 mm
187.0 in
4751 mm
Width70.8 in
1799 mm
75.6 in
1921 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
83.8 in
2129 mm
Width with folded mirrors-77.9 in
1978 mm
Height57.2 in
1453 mm
63.9 in
1624 mm
Wheelbase103.6 in
2632 mm
113.8 in
2890 mm
Front track60.7 in
1542 mm
33.3 in
847 mm
Rear track59.5 in
1511 mm
38.8 in
986 mm
Clearance5.6 in
142 mm
6.6 in
167 mm
Front headroom-41.0 in
1041 mm
Rear headroom-39.4 in
1001 mm
Front shoulder room-56.4 in
1432 mm
Rear shoulder room-54.1 in
1373 mm
Front hip room-53.8 in
1367 mm
Rear hip room-50.6 in
1286 mm
Front legroom-41.9 in
1063 mm
Rear legroom-40.5 in
1029 mm
Trunk volume343.0 l
12.11 ft3
0.34 m3
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Maximum trunk volume1233.0 l
43.54 ft3
1.23 m3
1925.5 l
68.00 ft3
1.93 m3
Curb weight3328.98 lb
1510 kg
4415.86 lb
2003 kg
Payload992.08 lb
450 kg
886.26 lb
402 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
5302.12 lb
2405 kg
Drag coefficient0.281 Cd0.23 Cd

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagen-
ModelEEM 85-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRear
Power85 kW
114.0 hp
115.6 ps
-
Maximum power RPM3000 - 12000 rpm-
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
-
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
-
Additional informationFive levels of regenerative braking - D
D1
D2
D3
and B
Eco mode power and torque - 70 kW / 220 Nm
Eco+ mode power and torque - 55 kW / 175 Nm
Liquid-cooled
with variable frequency drive
Total system power output - 286 kW / 384 hp
Total system torque - 510 Nm / 376 lb-ft

Second electric motor

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

Motor type-AC induction/asynchronous
Location-Front
Regenerative braking-Yes
Additional features-Liquid-cooled
with variable frequency drive

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
134.8 mph
217.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h10.40 s5.10 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-4.80 s
Additional informationEco mode top speed - 140 km/h
Eco mode acceleration 0-100 km/h - 13.1 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: 118.1 mi / 190.0 kmEPA: 326.0 mi / 524.6 km
WLTP: 313.8 mi / 505.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmEPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 117 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 125 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 131 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
12.1 m
39.70 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2

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 ratio3.619.1
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)
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

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discs
Additional information-Rotor diameter front / rear - 355 / 335 mm
Fotor thickness front / rear - 25 / 20 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET469.5Jx19 ET45
9.5Jx20 ET45

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H255/45R19
255/40R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerPanasonic-SanyoLG Chem
Model-NCM 21700
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity24.2 kWh74 kWh
Number of cells2644416
Number of modules27-
Voltage323 V-
Energy density126 Wh/kg-
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
-
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
Additional informationOptional heat pumpHeat pump

Charging type

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

Charging typeStandard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 250 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 kWOnboard 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 timeCCS fast charging, 0:29
Wall box 7.2 kW, 3:11
Wall box 3.6 kW, 6:44-8:00
Standard wall socket, 10:32-13:00
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Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdaptive Cruise Control (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Curtain airbag for front passenger (S)
Curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver and front passenger seats belt pretensioners (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic speed control (S)
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Isofix on rear seats (S)
Passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Rear seats belt pretensioners (O)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (O)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
8-inch touchscreen (S)
Bluetooth, MP3 (S)
Car-Net e-Remote app (S)
Dicover Pro radio and navigation system (S)
Keyless entry (O)
Keyless start (O)
Automatic climate control (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Leather (S)
Tilte and telescope adjustment (S)
Heated windscreen (S)
Panoramic sunroof (O)
Power windows front and rear (S)
Rain sensors (S)
Power-folding side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Blue ambient lighting around the decorative trim (O)
Blue footwell illumination (O)
Door-sill tread plates illuminated in blue (O)
Dynamic cornering lights (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED reading lights (O)
LED rear lights (S)
Main beam assist (O)
Iridium Matrix / Dark Magnesium trim (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Leather seats (O)
Merlin e-grey cloth seats (S)
Tow Hitch (O)
360-degree parking camera (O)
Advanced collision avoidance (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
BLIS with steer assist (S)
Collapsable steering column (S)
Collision avoidance braking and steering (S)
Cross traffic alert (S)
Driver alert (S)
Driver assist (S)
Driver knee airbag (S)
Dual-stage driver airbag (S)
Dual-stage passenger airbag with active ventilation (S)
Energy-absorbin interior (S)
Evasive manoeuvre assist (S)
Far side airbags (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (S)
Forward looking radar (S)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front seat belts with electrical pre-cash tensioner (S)
Front seat belts with pretensioners and 2-step load limiters (S)
High-Speed autosteer (S)
Inflatable curtains (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (S)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Outer rear seats with pretensioners and 2-step load limiters (S)
Pilot Assist (S)
Rear collision warning/mitigation (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (S)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Road sign info (S)
Side airbags (S)
Side impact protection (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (S)
Whiplash injury protection (S)
15-inch touch dispaly (S)
2 x amps (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
In-car internet streaming music & media (S)
Location aware automatic garage door opener (S)
Music and media over Bluetooth (S)
Satellite-view maps with live traffic visualization and navigation (S)
14 x speakers (S)
1 x subwoofer (S)
12-way power adjustable front and rear seats (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Three independently folding 2nd row seats (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
LED fog lamps (S)
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