Two of today’s most popular electric crossover SUVs are the Volkswagen ID.4 and the Tesla Model Y. A comparison of the most important characteristics and specifications of these two automobiles is as follows:
The Volkswagen ID.4 features a design that is reminiscent of more conventional crossover SUVs and has a form that is more boxy. A more sporty appearance is conveyed by the Tesla Model Y’s sloping roofline, which contributes to its increased aerodynamic efficiency.
The inside of the Volkswagen ID.4 is sleek and contemporary, and it boasts a large touchscreen display that is positioned in the middle of the dashboard to handle a great deal of the vehicle’s functionality. The Tesla Model Y also includes a large touchscreen display located in the middle of the dashboard, but the car’s otherwise understated appearance is more in keeping with Tesla’s trademark design.
Performance: There is a wide variety of customization available for the Tesla Model Y’s performance, with the fastest version being able to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 3.5 seconds. The Volkswagen ID.4 also provides a driving sensation that is reminiscent of a sports car, while having an acceleration time of around 7.5 seconds when going from 0 to 60 miles per hour.
Range: While the Volkswagen ID.4 has a range of around 250 miles on a single charge, the Tesla Model Y has a range of up to 326 miles on a single charge.
Charging: Tesla has an extensive network of Supercharger stations, which can give the Model Y a range of approximately 170 miles in just 15 minutes. This is made possible by the company’s revolutionary Supercharger technology. Although the Volkswagen ID.4 can be charged at any normal charging station for electric vehicles, the process of reaching a full charge takes much more time.
Price: The Tesla Model Y has a higher beginning price than the Volkswagen ID.4, however this price may change based on the extras and trim levels that are selected.
Both of these automobiles have their advantages and disadvantages, and the one that is ideal for you will be determined by your individual tastes, the requirements of your driving, and your financial situation.
77 kWh for the battery. Lithium-ion
Range: Up to 400 kilometres (250 miles)
Charging Time: Around 38 minutes with a fast charger to charge from 5 percent to 80 percent, and approximately 11 hours with a Level 2 home charger to charge from 5 percent to 100 percent.
Single electric motor that produces 201 horsepower and 229 pound-feet of torque
Automatic transmission with a single gear ratio
0-60 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds is the acceleration rating.
Top Speed: 99 mph
8.0-inch touchscreen display located in the centre of the dashboard, digital instrument cluster, temperature control, heated front seats, and a 6-speaker audio system are all included inside.
LED headlights, LED taillights, power-adjustable and heated side mirrors, and 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels are some of the exterior features included on this vehicle.
Included on the list of available safety features are a rearview camera, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, and Lane Keeping Assist.
Price: Approximately $40,000 and above per unit
Tesla Model Y:
75 kWh is the standard range, 75 kWh is the long range, and 75 kWh is the performance rating for the battery.
The standard range is 244 miles, while the long range is 326 miles, and the performance range is 315 miles.
Time Required to Charge: Using a Tesla Supercharger will take around 45 minutes to charge from 5% to 80%, while using a Level 2 home charger will take approximately 10 hours to charge from 5% to 100%.
Dual electric motors that provide a combined 327 horsepower and 387 pound-feet of torque (Standard Range); dual electric motors that produce a combined 401 horsepower and 487 pound-feet of torque (High Performance Range) (Long Range and Performance)
Automatic transmission with a single gear ratio
Performance can reach 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds, while Long Range can do it in 5.3 seconds, and Economy can do it in 5.5 seconds (Standard Range)
Performance-Related Top Speed of 155 mph and Normal Top Speed of 140 mph (Long Range and Standard Range)
a central touchscreen display measuring 15.0 inches, a digital instrument cluster, temperature control, heated front and rear seats, and a 14-speaker music system are all included within.
Exterior: LED headlights, LED taillights, power-adjustable and heated side mirrors, and 18-inch or 20-inch alloy wheels
Autopilot driving assistance system, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, and a rearview camera are included in the list of standard safety features.
The price range begins at around $41,000.
Again, each of these automobiles come with their own set of benefits as well as drawbacks; so, before settling on a buying option, you should give serious consideration to the requirements and preferences that are unique to you.