Cylindrical Cell Comparison 4680 vs 21700 vs 18650

In this Article, we will compare different Cylindrical Cell Sizes used in electric Vehicles. 4680 vs 21700 vs 18650.

Mercedes EQ

Mercedes EQA 250

The Mercedes EQ is the electric vehicle mobility brand for Mercedes. Mercedes-EQ is the electric mobility brand of Mercedes-Benz, made up of a range of electric cars. The Mercedes-EQ brand isn’t just about the luxurious cars, but also the innovative and convenient services that come with them to enhance your overall ownership experience. Read on … Read more

2021 Mercedes EQA 250

Mercedes EQA

The 2021 Mercedes EQA 250 is an all electric compact SUV. Specifications: Traditional layout with a single motor driving the front wheels and a battery pack under the passenger compartment. Peak discharge power is estimated based on peak motor power of 140kW and a motor and inverter efficiency of 90%, hence 140kW / 90% = … Read more

2016 Renault Zoe ZE 40

Renault Zoe ZE40 2016

The 2016 Renault Zoe ZE 40 was the first battery upgrade for the Renault Zoe. Specifications: The total energy versus cell temperature. The capacity is quite consistent down to a cell temperature of ~5°C. Below this temperature the total energy decreases dramatically. There are 12 modules and each module has 16 cells. The cells in … Read more

Renault Zoe

Renault Zoe ZE40 2016

The Renault Zoe is a supermini electric vehicle. Since 2013, the Zoe has been the all-time top selling all-electric car in the French market, with more than 100,000 units registered through June 2020 [1]. 2012 Renault Zoe ZE 2019 Renault Zoe ZE 50 All three of these packs have used LG Chem pouch cells as … Read more

GM Ultium

GM Ultium battery pack

The GM Ultium is a flexible battery pack architecture destined for a number of vehicles. GM is planning on building 1 million EV’s a year by 2025 and hence has invested in a joint venture with LG Chem to produce the Ultium Cell. Ultium Cell At the moment the details around the cell are limited … Read more

2010 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf 2010 battery

The iconic electric vehicle the 2010 Nissan Leaf was launched in December 2010. The world’s first mass-produced full sized electric family car. Specifications: total energy = 24kWh usable energy = 22kWh Usable SoC = 94% peak discharge power = 90kW10s (based on 80kW motor peak power) peak charging power = 46kW discharge pack resistance = 0.138 … Read more

Nissan Leaf

2015 Nissan Leaf Battery

The Nissan Leaf is perhaps the iconic original OEM BEV. Therefore, interesting to see how it performs against the competition over the years. The pack gravimetric density versus year of introduction is an interesting plot. Arguably the energy density should be outstanding as these packs are passively cooled. However, they are also conservative with respect … Read more