Polestar 2 EV review - see where it beats the Tesla Model 3

17 יול 2020
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This is the all-new Polestar 2! It’s an alternative to the oh-so-popular Tesla Model 3, and based on looks alone, we think it has the potential to beat it and be the must-have EV of 2020! But with a price tag just shy of £50,000, we need to take a proper look to see if it can sway us away from the class-leading Model 3! It may be packing a 78kWh battery and dual electric motors, helping it achieve over 400hp and 660Nm of torque, but is it enough? You'll have to join Mat for his latest in-depth review to find out!
Chapters
00:00 Intro
01:22 Design
03:23 Interior
04:20 Infotainment
07:25 Practicality
08:42 Back Seats
10:24 Boot
12:09 Annoying Features
13:55 Good Features
15:14 Price
16:24 0-60mph
17:15 Regenerative Brakes
19:37 Parking
20:04 Motorway Driving
21:53 Twisty Road Driving
22:36 Range
23:35 Verdict
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  • TESLA FANBOYS, we want to hear from you! What features of the Polestar 2 do you think are better than the Model 3?! Let us know in the comments!

    carwowcarwow3 חודשים לפני
    • The model 3 cost me 41k with taxes and everything but the polestar cost at least 60k+, rather save my 20k

      Micah WomackMicah Womack4 ימים לפני
    • @Santa Fe You probably already do. You certainly rely on major components from China which have bearing on safety.

      Roger StarkeyRoger Starkey16 ימים לפני
    • @tiger I like traffic lights.

      Roger StarkeyRoger Starkey16 ימים לפני
    • 2 months later..... Nice car, but..... Recall for (dangerous) software issues. Direct range comparison with Model 3....... not favourable. (And it's a proper range test, not the irrelevant "run to empty")

      Roger StarkeyRoger Starkey16 ימים לפני
    • carwow Charging, range and efficiency are way better for Tesla...but of of course the interior is more important (0:

      erikincpherikincph18 ימים לפני
  • Can you please do metric values as well? Good review.

    Mike AnderssonMike Anderssonיום לפני
  • Det en saab

    Henrik FeldtHenrik Feldtיום לפני
  • tesla 3 looks like a duck.

    OwrangOwrangיום לפני
  • *Polestar release a Poelstar 2* Me: O nice. I hope that they don’t get any problems with the car. *3 weeks later:* *Polestar calls back all new cars*

    Gustav StenvinkelGustav Stenvinkelיום לפני
  • i like that norway is getting its own car brand

    Erwin RoineErwin Roine2 ימים לפני
  • Being Android your life is practically OWNED BY YOUR CAR...

    Rahmi AcarRahmi Acar2 ימים לפני
  • If your polestar 2 gets stolen (is that possible?) can the thief then get into your google account?

    Gazz RogersGazz Rogers2 ימים לפני
    • Or if you leave your mates in the car unsupervised? 🤣

      Gazz RogersGazz Rogers2 ימים לפני
  • The main reason why i watch this channel is because Matt is kicking apple fanboys in the butt 😉

    Nikola TomicNikola Tomic2 ימים לפני
  • i've seen a pole star , she looked better than this and cheaper....plus her rear end was sublime.....

    dominic tripperdominic tripper2 ימים לפני
  • yes there are pro and cons ..... tesla more efficient cheaper faster and a supercharger network polestar er.....

    dominic tripperdominic tripper2 ימים לפני
  • Great review and fab car. I was just about to place an order, but one simple problem - owned by a Chinese company. I’m boycotting everything Chinese after their handling/lies about Covid 19. Buy the Jag instead.

    Mark HolbecheMark Holbeche4 ימים לפני
  • The guy you called a moron was more off than on

    Frank MynardFrank Mynard5 ימים לפני
  • it also starts at 60k, the teslamodel 3 starts at 38k

    Ethan DiamondEthan Diamond5 ימים לפני
  • I think it has a SAAB look to it. However, the c-pillar blindspot seems huge, and I wonder how many people will drive into the back of agressively regenerating one-pedal electric vehicles. Do the brake lights come on when you lift off the throttle? Also all the info on the screen seems to be more distracting than good for maintaining attention on the traffic.

    Jens LindbladJens Lindblad5 ימים לפני
  • Idk why but the Volvo cars just got you for some reason

    YMOR PlayzYMOR Playz5 ימים לפני
  • Make polestar 2 vs tesla model 3 video

    unknown errorunknown error5 ימים לפני
  • Many "MORONS" brake to look on both sides of the road.. in a sense.. we are ALL MORONS on the road when we drive sensibly !!

    EASHOA -the EvidenceEASHOA -the Evidence5 ימים לפני
  • I don't think even the Apple fanboys will say Siri is good

    HamboHambo6 ימים לפני
  • Polestar 2: Electric Boogaloo

    Matt SmithMatt Smith6 ימים לפני
  • Why isn't anyone talking about the crow..... (listen to it properly... It sounds like yeah)

    Tharush SomashekarTharush Somashekar7 ימים לפני
  • IOS Siri please

    Anders DextellAnders Dextell7 ימים לפני
  • I think it supposes driver to use terminology to navigate or conduct the operation. It’s like aviation radio communication system, pilots and ATC only be allowed to use avi words under most cases.

    K Flight DispatcherK Flight Dispatcher7 ימים לפני
  • When you have to use the right words to control the car as intended, it's a failure already.

    Yi ZangYi Zang8 ימים לפני
  • I'm not sure why to mention that the seats are heated in 2020. I haven't seen a non heated (front) seat since the 1970's. Is this different in different countries, perhaps? My first car, a Volvo 244 DL 1976, had heated front seats and that was definitely not a luxury car.

    Johnny RosenbergJohnny Rosenberg8 ימים לפני
  • I got a Polestar ad watching this

    Yummy PoggersYummy Poggers8 ימים לפני
  • Excellent review; very entertaining. Thank you.

    TazioTazio9 ימים לפני
  • Brummie accent is giving Google a headache...

    M 0077M 00779 ימים לפני
  • That was a tremendously good review - covered all the questions I had (apart from whether a dog can fit). Thanks!

    Me at homeMe at home9 ימים לפני
  • 7min58 is it a legal things to have a paper manual in glove box when you have a digital screen? I already search my manual to do things. it's practical but things change.

    Jerome DemersJerome Demers9 ימים לפני
  • What’s wrong with Matt’s mic? It suddenly changes volume!

    Veyd RanadiveVeyd Ranadive9 ימים לפני
  • 19:23 that’s one of your teammate Matt! Can’t you see the camera on it’s windshield. It’s filming you. By the way I know Matt’s just joking, OK?

    Veyd RanadiveVeyd Ranadive9 ימים לפני
  • Sad to see you didn't poke it with a stick.

    gongillsgongills9 ימים לפני
  • Interior is so better than tesla

    Satvinder Singh DhimanSatvinder Singh Dhiman10 ימים לפני
  • Polestar 1 is better and looks better

    Uros AndricUros Andric10 ימים לפני
  • I find a Tesla Modell 3 is better looking. So on 😉 and cleaner inside cause it is a „modern“ car, not old fashion style like 1990 😉

    Jue FieJue Fie11 ימים לפני
  • Sorry, Matt! I don’t understand why you like the PoleStar more than the Tesla Model 3.

    Jeremy PetixJeremy Petix11 ימים לפני
  • I will stick with my 12 year old Mitsubishi. I have most of those features+ more leg/head room more boot space, better range, much cheaper to fix. I have android etc too and it was 100x cheaper to buy.

    Oopsy DaisyOopsy Daisy11 ימים לפני
  • Tom Cruise surely enjoyed this Volvo.

    MonstertruckMonstertruck12 ימים לפני
  • 1:55 tom cruises car-brother

    Plebasaurus RektPlebasaurus Rekt12 ימים לפני
  • I really like the orange seatbelts, they look really good

    Jim HeerenJim Heeren12 ימים לפני
  • Hasn't this car had issues dying randomly and then when waiting for repairs they add on extra things?

    James OleloJames Olelo13 ימים לפני
    • I've read that too. Approximately 2200 cars have been recalled though far less have actually had issues but the actual number of reports of actual shut down issues seem to be relatively few and far between. Software glitch apparently but updates sort it out.

      --11 ימים לפני
  • Wonder how anyone would buy a car from a country that kills people they don't agree with to harvest their organs and puts people in re-education camps..

    Damalia MarsiDamalia Marsi13 ימים לפני
  • Did nobody else get the Tesla v Clarkson reference?

    Anthony CerulloAnthony Cerullo13 ימים לפני
  • It's very expensive but does not seem too premium also just go recalled.

    Reader Of SpeaksReader Of Speaks13 ימים לפני
    • @Plebasaurus Rekt I would rather drive car that won’t randomly lose power while driving due to a software glitch. That is a major safety concern not mere inconvenience. Fact.

      Reader Of SpeaksReader Of Speaks11 ימים לפני
    • @Reader Of Speaks ofcourse, who wouldnt? :D The problem is that just because a brand doesnt do any recalls doesnt mean that they are perfect, it usually just means that they cover up the problem and pretend it doesnt exist.

      Plebasaurus RektPlebasaurus Rekt11 ימים לפני
    • @Plebasaurus Rekt I would rather drive a car that does not need a recall.

      Reader Of SpeaksReader Of Speaks12 ימים לפני
    • Would you rather drive around in a faulty vehicle than having the company taking responsibility and fixing the problem FOR FREE? Volvo also tend to recall cars when something is wrong even if its not a very big problem, and i really cant wrap my head around why people say thats a bad thing...

      Plebasaurus RektPlebasaurus Rekt12 ימים לפני
  • Definitely one of the best cars out today🙌

    memelord andromedamemelord andromeda13 ימים לפני
  • So much for Android being 🤴 😀

    hugdeath929hugdeath92913 ימים לפני
  • Android SUCKS.

    L.R.JL.R.J13 ימים לפני
  • It's a d!ckhead move to not mute the "Hey Google" commands in videos like this. It sets off devices in our homes!

    RitteltitsRitteltits14 ימים לפני
  • Imagine screaming at your car while driving. Gives a new definition to road rage

    love4lust7301love4lust730114 ימים לפני
  • There's something a bit off about this branding for me. It looks like some unbranded Chinese fake Volvo. Either that or an unfinished prototype.

    GameGougeGameGouge14 ימים לפני
  • It was me in the blue Audi , I drove like that cause I knew it was you Lol 😂

    Abdullah EAbdullah E15 ימים לפני
  • 23:20 I see what you did there

    YeegYeeg15 ימים לפני
  • tesla has a own software but volvo is not. its night and day difference. and supercharger......

    TJ YunTJ Yun16 ימים לפני
    • Polestars software is basically android

      memelord andromedamemelord andromeda13 ימים לפני
  • 3:24 i was thinking why is he going to sit in the passenger seat 😂 wait he is in the UK😂

    Mr. SLMVMr. SLMV16 ימים לפני
  • www.rcp-competitions.com/product/audi-s3-quattro/

    simon Macsimon Mac16 ימים לפני
  • Long Live Androids Down with Apple (its a fruit that can rot quickly!)

    MrPicklededeMrPickledede16 ימים לפני
  • Your reviews are Jolly Good (I am American trying some Britishisms)

    MrPicklededeMrPickledede16 ימים לפני
  • I heard the google voice doesnt Recognize British Accents as well as American accents

    MrPicklededeMrPickledede16 ימים לפני
  • Mute the “Hey Google” parts of the video please. My Home gets activated every time and it’s extremely annoying.

    Tihomir TubicTihomir Tubic17 ימים לפני
  • Whilst I love his reviews, I fear his constant Android love and apple bashing has swayed his judgement here. I 100% believe that if the infotainment had exactly the same functionality but was apple, he wouldn’t have described it as being the best infotainment on the market.

    Stewart BarkerStewart Barker18 ימים לפני
    • He's got a point though, Crapple products are overpriced tat. Android is leagues ahead of iOS.

      --11 ימים לפני
  • Model 3 is far better looking.

    karl burkekarl burke19 ימים לפני
  • Vorfor skall man lage vinnkraft nor vi har vulkaner? Vorfor da ikke vulkan kraft?

    fredric Jacobsen.fredric Jacobsen.19 ימים לפני
  • Do a review of Tesla model X P100D please

    Umar AliUmar Ali19 ימים לפני
  • Hi, really great review! And here is a first drive of it´s closest rival: Volvo XC40 P8 AWD Recharge. ilworld.info/flow/mqdqzWKYaqvKhZg/wyd-w

    Alrik SoderlindAlrik Soderlind19 ימים לפני
  • Oooh, what is that random blue car in the front of me doing.... (Yes, that totally random blue car, with a gopro mounted on the rear window as to film me......Honest, it's totally NOT a car from the production that is filming the car)....

    John DoeJohn Doe20 ימים לפני
  • So is Samsung/Android in the UK like Apple in the US? Don't worry Android users Siri also gots her problems. EX. Watch some of Simon Whistlers videos!

    AllsevensAllsevens20 ימים לפני
  • nio es6 more range, better quality, better features, more space, less money plus nio house vip membership

    Andres LeonAndres Leon20 ימים לפני
  • No where near as good as Nio's nomi

    TruthSeekerTruthSeeker21 יום לפני
  • sorry, when there's a Chinese company building a car with that much tech, it's an endless money pit. Land Rover and Jaguar couldn't agree more.

    iLikeTigerz101iLikeTigerz10121 יום לפני
  • Honestly i really like the "brick" key that polestar has, it reminds me of a Zippo lighter, or to make it sound more Swedish, a lego brick :)

    Илија Б.Илија Б.22 ימים לפני
    • @Its Abdulla Film AS at the end its all Sweden!!! XD

      Илија Б.Илија Б.17 ימים לפני
    • Lego is from denmark?

      Its Abdulla Film ASIts Abdulla Film AS17 ימים לפני
  • Not worth it. It has been recalled already: insideevs.com/news/447089/all-2200-polestar-2-delivered-recalled/

    EV or not EV that is the question for my next rideEV or not EV that is the question for my next ride22 ימים לפני
  • Id take this over a tesla anyday.

    DexxonGamerYTDexxonGamerYT22 ימים לפני
  • And Polestar has now recalled every vehicles sold, due to loss of power abruptly, which might cause serious safety issue.

    Sadman SadekSadman Sadek22 ימים לפני
  • That huge console between the seats is ugly and a waste of space

    Bo HoBo Ho22 ימים לפני
  • It is better than a Tesla

    LeonGamer 2.0LeonGamer 2.022 ימים לפני
  • Google on my phone turned on every time you said hey Google and it stopped the video every time. All I wanted to do was watch a carwow video :(

    Twitch ZyklonTwitch Zyklon23 ימים לפני
  • So I don’t confuse the ‘pole star’ with people hearing ‘porn star’ and to avoid an embarrassing situation I just say it as ‘polester’. Now parents look at me weird

    Dan JohanisDan Johanis23 ימים לפני
    • Dan Johanis hahhaah

      turkey banditturkey bandit22 ימים לפני
  • MBUX is better

    LeonGamer 2.0LeonGamer 2.023 ימים לפני
  • 이 자동차 미쳤다 to 이쁘다 다른 차보다

    김쏭김쏭23 ימים לפני
  • That's a iphone 10 get a iphone 11 come at me boy

    Sahib SinghSahib Singh23 ימים לפני
  • At least I don't have to have a flat top and bottom 😂

    Sahib SinghSahib Singh23 ימים לפני
  • 🤮

    TobiasTobias25 ימים לפני
  • The Chinese Communist Government thanks you for the great review of their vehicle.

    LurchipooLurchipoo25 ימים לפני
  • TURN OFF THE FCK add !!! its a car review !!!

    Orange Records Studio & MediaOrange Records Studio & Media26 ימים לפני
  • It is a a cheap copy of Tesla from a Chinese company.

    R MR M27 ימים לפני
    • Tesla is garbage

      Dimas Aria PutraDimas Aria Putra25 ימים לפני
    • Lmao, are you blind

      Lelouch Vi BritanniaLelouch Vi Britannia25 ימים לפני
  • make a drag race between tesla model 3 and polstar 2

    VeloceLightningVeloceLightning27 ימים לפני
  • This looks like a boxier volvo

    Zeeshan BorahZeeshan Borah27 ימים לפני
  • So Matt. What about these big bezel?

    ArtChockArtChock28 ימים לפני
  • The face of a human heater 7:08 lol

    Abdalaziz AlkhamesAbdalaziz Alkhames28 ימים לפני
  • Electric suv fucking horrible

    V8V828 ימים לפני
  • It’s like a Lamborghini urus

    Harrys AggeletopoulosHarrys Aggeletopoulos28 ימים לפני
  • I can't understand what you find cool about the interior ? It seems pretty normal

    Oussama Ben brahimOussama Ben brahim29 ימים לפני
  • I see free advertising for tesla everywhere good job lol

    sabishisabishiחודש לפני
  • Is it just me, or should Mat upgrade his camera gear finally?

    K0S3KK0S3Kחודש לפני
  • Nice car. Looks light years better than Tesla Model 3, and although it is more expensive and has much less range - the interior pays off. That single chinese tablet on a dashboard in Tesla is just ugly. If I was going to spend such money on EV car, it would go to Vol... I mean, Polestar.

    nobodynemoqnobodynemoqחודש לפני
  • I got a polestar commercial before the video xD soothing

    Ackermann Jaeger .50 AEAckermann Jaeger .50 AEחודש לפני
  • Polestar made in China. I am yet to own anything Chinese made that has lasted. Hope this defies usual Chinese 'quality'.. Not hard to beat Tesla's idea of quality I suppose..

    Flaming HedgehogFlaming Hedgehogחודש לפני
  • I fucking love this car

    Ian DanteIan Danteחודש לפני
  • its like "open sesame" magical phrase and what if you forget it?

    singalongme1singalongme1חודש לפני
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