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Polestar 2
2021 Polestar 2
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$59,900
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
Electric
Engine
Electric
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPG
Hwy: 124 MPG
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
Electric
Electric
Horsepower
408 hp
258 hp
Torque
487 lb-ft
317 lb-ft
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR19
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P245/45VR19
P235/45WR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
181.3 in
184.8 in
Height
58.2 in
56.8 in
Max Width
73.2 in
72.8 in
Front Width
63.1 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
63 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
107.7 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.3 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.9 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.6 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
52.4 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,552 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
15 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
14.3 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Void
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Magnesium
  • Midnight
  • Moon
  • Snow
  • Thunder
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, WeaveTech w/Black Ash Deco Seating Surfaces
  • Slate, WeaveTech w/Black Ash Deco Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Barley, Ventilated Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
N/A

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
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
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 Rear Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
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