Comparing average pricing near
Ashburn, VA
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE 4dr Hatchback (electric DD)
2016 BMW i3
4dr Hatchback (electric DD)
2016 Nissan LEAF
SL 4dr Hatchback (electric DD)
Pricing
Pricing
Pricing
Starting MSRP
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Starting MSRP
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Starting MSRP
-
Average Price Paid
-
Average Price Paid
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Average Price Paid
-
Invoice
-
Invoice
-
Invoice
-
Edmunds Rating
Edmunds Rating
Edmunds Rating
Overall Rating
Not Available
Overall Rating
Not Available
Overall Rating
Not Available

Pros & Cons

  • Outstanding cabin materials and construction
  • superior ride and quietness
  • low center of gravity delivers impressive grip and handling
  • just as much cargo capacity as other Golfs
  • new lower-price base model.
  • Less power and thus slower acceleration than some other electric vehicles
  • limited availability.

Pros & Cons

  • Space for four in the i3's ultra-modern cabin
  • great outward visibility
  • versatile cargo area
  • ample acceleration punch feels quick around town.
  • Rear-hinged doors may not suit your fancy
  • Range Extender model lacks range and performance compared to regular plug-in hybrids.

Pros & Cons

  • Long cruising range for an affordable EV
  • quiet cabin
  • spacious rear seat
  • ample features
  • nationwide availability.
  • Slow acceleration
  • awkward driving position
  • fussy interior controls.
Consumer Rating
Consumer Rating
Consumer Rating
Overall consumer rating
3.4 / 5
Overall consumer rating
4.5 / 5
Overall consumer rating
4.2 / 5
5
4
3
2
1
(8)
(1)
(2)
(0)
(5)
5
4
3
2
1
(9)
(2)
(0)
(0)
(1)
5
4
3
2
1
(9)
(1)
(1)
(0)
(2)
Warranty
Warranty
Warranty
Basic
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Basic
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Basic
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Drivetrain
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside Assistance
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Roadside Assistance
4 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside Assistance
Not available
Features
Features
Features
Bluetooth
standard
Bluetooth
standard
Bluetooth
standard
Navigation
Navigation
optional
Navigation
standard
Satellite radio
standard
Satellite radio
standard
Satellite radio
standard
Keyless Ignition
standard
Keyless Ignition
optional
Keyless Ignition
standard
Cruise control
Cruise control
standard
Cruise control
standard
Adaptive cruise control
Not available
Adaptive cruise control
optional
Adaptive cruise control
Not available
Parking assistance
Parking assistance
standard
Parking assistance
Not available
Upholstery
cloth
Upholstery
leatherette/cloth
Upholstery
leather
Heated seats
standard
Heated seats
standard
Heated seats
standard
Cooled/Ventilated seats
Not available
Cooled/Ventilated seats
Not available
Cooled/Ventilated seats
Not available
Folding rear seats
standard
Folding rear seats
standard
Folding rear seats
standard
Sunroof
Not available
Sunroof
Not available
Sunroof
Not available
Specifications
Specifications
Specifications
Engine power
115 hp @ 3000 rpm
Engine power
Not available
Engine power
Not available
Engine torque
199 ft-lbs. @ 0 rpm
Engine torque
Not available
Engine torque
Not available
Engine displacement
Not available
Engine displacement
Not available
Engine displacement
Not available
Engine configuration
not available
Engine configuration
not available
Engine configuration
not available
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
Drivetrain
rear wheel drive
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
Transmission
1-speed direct drive
Transmission
1-speed direct drive
Transmission
1-speed direct drive
Tire size
205/55R16
Tire size
155/70R19
Tire size
215/50R17
Wheel size
16 X 6.5-in
Wheel size
19 X 5.0-in
Wheel size
-
Wheel type
alloy wheels
Wheel type
alloy wheels
Wheel type
alloy wheels
Run flat tires
Not available
Run flat tires
Not available
Run flat tires
Not available
Fuel economy
Fuel economy
Fuel economy
City/Hwy/Combined
126 / 105 / 116 mpg
City/Hwy/Combined
137 / 111 / 124 mpg
City/Hwy/Combined
124 / 101 / 112 mpg
Fuel Capacity
-
Fuel Capacity
-
Fuel Capacity
-
Range (city/hwy)
-
Range (city/hwy)
-
Range (city/hwy)
-
Fuel Type
electric fuel
Fuel Type
electric fuel
Fuel Type
electric fuel
Dimensions
Dimensions
Dimensions
Curb weight
3380 lb.
Curb weight
2860 lb.
Curb weight
3391 lb.
Ground Clearance
5.0 in.
Ground Clearance
5.5 in.
Ground Clearance
6.3 in.
Width
70.8 in.
Width
69.9 in.
Width
69.7 in.
Height
57.1 in.
Height
62.1 in.
Height
61.0 in.
Length
168.1 in.
Length
157.8 in.
Length
175.0 in.
Wheelbase
103.6 in.
Wheelbase
101.2 in.
Wheelbase
106.3 in.
Seating Capacity
5
Seating Capacity
4
Seating Capacity
5
Cargo Space
22.8 cu. ft.
Cargo Space
15.1 cu. ft.
Cargo Space
23.6 cu. ft.
Front Head Room
38.4 in.
Front Head Room
39.6 in.
Front Head Room
41.2 in.
Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
Front Leg Room
40.5 in.
Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in.
Rear Head Room
38.1 in.
Rear Head Room
37.2 in.
Rear Head Room
37.3 in.
Rear Leg Room
35.6 in.
Rear Leg Room
31.9 in.
Rear Leg Room
33.3 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
53.9 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
50.4 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
52.5 in.
5-Year Ownership Costs
5-Year Ownership Costs
5-Year Ownership Costs
True Cost to Own®
Not Available
True Cost to Own®
$36,523
True Cost to Own®
$24,128
Average Cost Per Mile
Not Available
Average Cost Per Mile
$0.49
Average Cost Per Mile
$0.32
Depreciation
Not Available
Depreciation
$8,521
Depreciation
$6,722
Financing
Not Available
Financing
$2,492
Financing
$1,889
Fuel
Not Available
Fuel
$2,659
Fuel
$2,945
Insurance
Not Available
Insurance
$5,400
Insurance
$4,258
Maintenance
Not Available
Maintenance
$8,032
Maintenance
$5,157
Repairs
Not Available
Repairs
$8,495
Repairs
$2,405
Tax Credit
Not Available
Tax Credit
$0
Tax Credit
$0
Colors
Colors
Colors
Interior
Interior
Interior
Exterior
Exterior
Exterior

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