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Polestar 1
2021 Polestar 1
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$155,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Tesla Model 3
2020 Tesla Model 3
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$35,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Twincharged Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPG
Hwy: 124 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
4.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Twincharged Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Electric
Horsepower
619 hp @ 6000 rpm
258 hp
Torque
738 lb-ft
317 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 9.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 10.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P275/30WR21
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P295/30WR21
P235/45WR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
131 MPG
City
N/A
138 MPG
Highway
N/A
124 MPG

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182 in
184.8 in
Height
53.2 in
56.8 in
Max Width
77.1 in
72.8 in
Front Width
64.8 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
65.2 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
108 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.3 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
20.9 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
33.3 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
49.7 in
52.4 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
5,165 lbs
3,552 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
4.3 ft³
15 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Magnesium Metallic
  • Midnight Metallic
  • Osmium Metallic
  • Snow Metallic
  • Space Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Magnesium Matte
  • Midnight Matte
  • Osmium Matte
  • Snow Matte
  • Space Matte
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal w/Zinc, Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Charcoal, Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Standard
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
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