Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st
- 2020 KIA e-Niro 4

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st2020 KIA e-Niro 4
SeriesID.-
2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st2020 KIA e-Niro 4
Model aliasID3 1stNiro EV
eNiro
Niro Electric
Trim-4
Model year20202020
MarketEuropeNorth America, Europe, South Korea
PriceEUR 39,990 (DE, Sep 2019)GBP 37,995 (UK, Dec 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackCrossover
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Advanced High Strength Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsWhite
Teal
Graphite
White Pearl
Midnight Black
Pluto Brown
Gravity Blue
Aluminium Silver Metallic
Silky Silver Metallic
Dark Gray Metallic
Runway Red Metallic
Snow White
Interior colorsWhite-Orange
Grey-Black
Black
Grey
Number of doors55
Number of seats55
Length167.8 in
4261 mm
172.2 in
4375 mm
Width71.2 in
1809 mm
71.1 in
1805 mm
Height61.1 in
1552 mm
61.4 in
1560 mm
Wheelbase108.9 in
2765 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track-62.0 in
1576 mm
Rear track-62.4 in
1585 mm
Clearance-6.1 in
155 mm
Front headroom-40.1 in
1018 mm
Rear headroom-37.7 in
957 mm
Front shoulder room-56.0 in
1423 mm
Rear shoulder room-55.1 in
1400 mm
Front hip room-53.7 in
1364 mm
Rear hip room-48.3 in
1227 mm
Front legroom-41.7 in
1059 mm
Rear legroom-36.0 in
914 mm
Trunk volume385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
451.0 l
15.93 ft3
0.45 m3
Maximum trunk volume-1405.0 l
49.62 ft3
1.41 m3
Curb weight3637.63 lb
1650 kg
3994.78 lb
1812 kg
Payload-921.53 lb
418 kg
GVWR-4916.31 lb
2230 kg
Drag coefficient0.267 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional information-Height with roof rails - 1570 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagen-
ModelAPP 310-
Electric motor typeBrushless DCPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFront
Voltage-356 V
Power150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM-3800 - 8000 rpm
Torque310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Additional information-Four levels of regenerative baking - from 0 to 3.

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
103.8 mph
167.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-7.80 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-7.50 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 kmEPA: 239.0 mi / 384.6 km
WLTP: 282.0 mi / 453.8 km
WLTP: 382.0 mi / 614.8 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiency-EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 123 MPGe
WLTP, CTY: 11.8 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 14.9 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 circle10.2 m
33.46 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.57

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio-8.206

Suspension

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

Front suspension-Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Rear suspension-Independent
Multi-link

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes-Ventilated discs
Rear brakes-Discs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-7Jx17 ET50

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres-215/55R17 94W

Battery

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

Manufacturer-SK Innovation
Type of rechargeable battery-Li-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity58 kWh64 kWh
Number of cells-294
Number of modules-3
Voltage-356 V
Energy density-141.3 Wh/kg
Weight-1007.51 lb
457 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationVW explicitly states this is the net battery capacity
Estimated gross capacity - 62 kWh
Capacity - 180 Ah
Battery heating system with heat pump

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 7.2 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 100 kW
3-pin AC charging, 2.3 kW
AC charging, 7.2 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
DC charging, 100 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging port-Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC charging, 0:28-0:30
Wallbox 11 kW, 5:17
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 8:04
DC charging 100 kW, 0:31-0:39
DC charging 50 kW, 1:02-1:17
AC charging, 8:54
3-pin AC charging, 27:50

Additional features

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

Additional featuresDAB+ digital radio (S)
Navigation system (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Black side sill and wheel arch body mouldings (S)
Centre console storage box (S)
Chrome beltline mouldings (S)
High-gloss black centre fascia trim (S)
High-gloss black door insert trim (S)
High-gloss black lower console trim (S)
Luggage area load cover and net hooks (S)
Matt black radiator grille (S)
Rear spoiler (S)
Roof rails (S)
Adaptive smart cruise control with Stop & Go (S)
Alarm System and Engine Immobiliser (S)
All-round height adjustable headrests (S)
All-round three-point seatbelts (S)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Charging indicator on dashboard (S)
Door Deadlocks (S)
Driver knee airbag (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Elelctronic parking brake with Autohold (S)
Emergency Stop Signalling (ESS) (S)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (S)
Front and rear centre armrests (S)
Front parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Front seatbelts with height adjusters (S)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Impact-sensing auto door unlocking (S)
Interior Door Lock/Unlock Function (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Lane Follow Assist (LFA) (S)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) (S)
Locking Wheel Nuts (S)
Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Reversing camera system integrated into the screen (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Speed Sensing Auto Door Locking (Dealer-Activated Feature) (S)
Start/Stop button with Smart Entry System (S)
Twin curtain airbags with roll-over sensor (S)
Twin front airbags (S)
Twin side front airbags (S)
Tyre Mobility Kit (S)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen with navigation (S)
7-inch colour display for instrument cluster (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Voice Control (S)
Bluetooth (S)
DAB radio with MP3 compatibility (S)
Fast charging USB port in centre console (S)
Front USB port (S)
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom (S)
Shark fin antenna (S)
8 x speaker JBL Premium Sound System with subwoofer, external amp and front centre speaker (S)
Telematics System with UVO Connect Services (S)
Trip comupter and digital clock (S)
Wireless mobile phone charger (S)
Rear ventilation duct (S)
Single automatic air-conditioning (S)
60:40 split-folding second row seats (S)
8-way power-adjustable driver's seat (S)
Driver's seat with power lumbar support (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Manual height adjustment of passenger's seat (S)
High-gloss black steering wheel trim (S)
Leather-trimmed and heated steering wheel (S)
Regenerative braking level with paddle shifters on the steering wheel (S)
Shift by wire (S)
Steering wheel-mounted controls (S)
Tilt and telescoping steering wheel adjustment (S)
Aluminium door scuff plates (S)
Chrome-coated exterior door handles (S)
Leather-trimmed door armrests (S)
Power windows front (S)
Privacy glass on rear windows and tailgate (S)
Rain-sensing front wipers (S)
Satin finish interior door handles (S)
Solar glass (S)
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror (S)
Body-coloured, high-gloss side mirrors (S)
Driver's wide view door mirror (S)
Electrically folding, adjustable and heated side mirrors with LED turn signals (S)
Sunvisors with vanity mirror illumination (front seats) (S)
Ambient lighting (S)
Automatic headlight control (S)
Bulb-type overhead console lamp with sunglasses case (S)
Centre room lamp (S)
Front bulb fog lights (S)
LED DRLs (S)
LED headlights with bi-function projection (S)
LED rear combination lights (S)
Luggagae area light (S)
Manual headlight levelling device (S)
Welcome and Follow-me-home light functionality (S)
Black leather with partial faux leather elements (S)
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