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Polestar is completely new, serving as Volvo's performance and electric-vehicle brand; its goal is to blend high-tech offerings with modern Swedish styling. The Polestar 2 is the brand's answer to the Tesla Model 3. The lineup will also add an all-electric crossover in the form of the Polestar 3 as well as a four-door hatchback in the style of a sedan that's called the Polestar 5.

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Full-size, mid-size, compact, subcompact, and off-roaders

2024 Polestar Polestar 3

Starting at $85,300

2024 Polestar Polestar 3

The 2024 Polestar 3 is the EV brand’s first SUV, and it sports sleek styling, a high-end cabin with eco-friendly materials, and a decent driving range.

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Polestar Polestar 3 Model Years
2024 Polestar Polestar 4

Starting at $75,000 est

2024 Polestar Polestar 4

Although it has sportier looks and a rakish roofline, expect the 2024 Polestar 4 to be mechanically similar to the Polestar 3 SUV.

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Polestar Polestar 4 Model Years


Sedans, coupes, convertibles, and wagons

2024 Polestar Polestar 2

Starting at $55,000 est

2024 Polestar Polestar 2

The 2024 Polestar 2 is an EV hatchback that evolves into a more tempting Tesla alternative every year thanks to updates and fine-tuning.

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2024 Polestar Polestar 5

Starting at $100,000 est

2024 Polestar Polestar 5

With a futuristic design and eco-friendly attributes, the Polestar 5 will challenge luxury electric four-doors from Tesla, Lucid, Porsche, and Mercedes.

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Polestar Polestar 5 Model Years
2026 Polestar Polestar 6

Starting at $100,000 est

2026 Polestar Polestar 6

Previewed by the O2 concept car, the upcoming 2026 Polestar 6 will serve as both the brand’s first convertible model and its newest halo sports car.

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Polestar Polestar 6 Model Years

Discontinued Volkswagen Models

These models are no longer in production but may be available as used cars.

2021 Polestar Polestar 1

Starting at $156,500

2021 Polestar Polestar 1

The Polestar 1 looks exquisite, and limited numbers make it exclusive, but this beautiful 2+2 coupe comes with a lofty price tag and some notable flaws.

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