2022 Polestar Polestar 2 vs. Its Competition

2022 Polestar 2
Robert Duffer Robert Duffer Senior Editor

Sharing a platform and propulsion system with the Polestar 2, the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge comes with dual-motor all-wheel drive but only has 223 miles of range.

The Ford Mustang Mach-E ushers in a new era of the pony car in electric crossover form with excellent packaging, rear-wheel-drive performance, and up to 305 miles of range.

More a people pleaser than a performer, the spacious Volkswagen ID.4 goes 260 miles with RWD or 249 miles with AWD, but its touchscreen interface takes some getting used to.

Audi’s E-Tron SUV and Sportback look more like traditional gas cars and seat five in comfort and class, but range caps out at 222 miles in service to performance, especially in the three-motor E-Tron S.

The Tesla Model Y continues to be the most efficient electric crossover and has a 330-mile range.

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Quick Specs
The Polestar 2 bridges the difference between hatchback and crossover, prioritizing performance and style over space.
The 2022 E-Tron SUV and Sportback skip the weirdness and deliver all the luxury and performance of Audi’s other high-end models—just fully electric.
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E gives the electric crossover good looks and agility.
The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 gives families the right formula for saying farewell to tailpipe emissions, but the cabin tech could use some smoothing over.
The 2021 Volvo XC40 is a high-personality compact crossover with plenty of features for the money.
The 2021 Tesla Model Y applies the Model 3’s minimalist interface, punchy performance, and roomy design to a taller, even more spacious crossover profile.
MSRP From     
Coming Soon$65,900$43,895$39,995$33,700$39,990
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N/AElectricElectricElectricIntercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Electric
EPA Class     
N/AStandard SUV 4WDSmall Station WagonsSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
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N/AChronos quattroSelect RWDPro RWDT4 FWD MomentumStandard Range RWD *Ltd Avail*
N/AAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
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Body Style     
N/Aquattro Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilityRWD Sport Utility
N/AAutomaticAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic
Detailed Spec Comparison
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