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Polestar 2 vs. Volkswagen ID.4

In comparing the Polestar 2 to the Volkswagen ID.4, the Polestar 2 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Volkswagen ID.4 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Polestar 2 versus the Volkswagen ID.4, the Volkswagen ID.4 is a better car than the Polestar 2.

Polestar 2 versus Volkswagen ID.4 Pricing

For a new model, the Polestar 2's price is between $55,200 and $68,075, with the Volkswagen ID.4 priced between $41,519 and $51,196.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Polestar 2’s base engine makes 231 horsepower, and the Volkswagen ID.4 base engine makes 201 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Volkswagen ID.4, a electric SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Polestar 2, a electric midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room.

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2022 Polestar 2

2023 Volkswagen ID.4

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$55,200 - $68,075

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

60.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,519 - $51,196

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

56.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Not yet available

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 14

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

Long Range Dual Motor, Long Range Single Motor

Trim Levels

Pro, Pro S, Pro S Plus

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

231 hp

Torque:

243 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.053 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp

Torque:

229 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.044 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

MPGe:

113 / 100 / 107

Range (city/hwy):

270 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

78 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

8 hours (240V)

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

MPGe:

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

275 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Battery Size/Capacity:

82 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not yet available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

37 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.6 inches

Cargo Space:

12.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

89.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

30.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

64.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

130.2 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4400 lbs

Width:

78.1 inches

Height:

58.2 inches

Length:

181.3 inches

Wheelbase:

107.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.9 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4557 lbs

Width:

72.9 inches

Height:

64.5 inches

Length:

180.5 inches

Wheelbase:

108.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P235/55R19