2024 Polestar 3 price and specs: Sustainable, sporty large electric SUV full Australian details


Key Points

  • Polestar 3 EV priced from $132,900, due in early 2024
  • Only Long Range Dual Motor offered, Performance Pack optional
  • Up to 610km range, improved tech, optional advanced LiDAR sensors

The Polestar 3 will land in Australia in early 2024, as the Sino-Swedish brand’s first ground-up luxury large electric SUV.

The Polestar 3 EV is priced from $132,900 before on-road costs and provides up to 610km of claimed WLTP driving range, featuring Pilot and Plus Packs as standard, a large 14.5-inch Android Automotive touchscreen, and up to 910Nm of torque with the Performance Pack fitted.

The Polestar 3 is eligible for select Australian electric car incentives, but the fringe benefits tax (FBT) exemption for fleets and novated leases does not apply.

The five-seater large SUV can recharge up to 11kW AC and 250kW DC charging speeds via its Type 2/CCS2 port, and has the capability for vehicle-to-grid bidirectional charging.

Polestar 3 EV instrument cluster and tail-lightsPolestar 3 EV instrument cluster and tail-lights

It also debuts an array of firsts for the Volvo Cars and Geely offshoot performance brand, such as the use of the dedicated Volvo Scalable Product Architecture 2 (SPA2) EV platform; technology powered by Qualcolm’s Snapdragon Cockpit Platform and Nvidia's Drive computing platform; optional LiDAR safety assist sensors; slim 9-inch digital driver display; NFC key card; and sustainable MicroTech and wool seats.

Polestar also also extended its supply chain tracing for the SUV to ensure materials, including cobalt, lithium, mica, nickel, leather, and animal wool are responsibly sourced for the EV battery and interior.

The Chinese-made Polestar 3 competes with luxury EVs such as the BMW iX, Audi Q8 E-Tron, Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV, Genesis Electrified GV70, and related Volvo EX90.

Polestar 3 Key Specs: Range, Charging and Size

Polestar 3 EV SmartZone front grille
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Polestar 3 Price and Models

Polestar 3 Long Range Dual MotorPolestar 3 Long Range Dual Motor

Polestar 3 Long Range Dual Motor price: $132,900 before on-road costs

Long Range Dual Motor features:

Exterior21-inch five-spoke alloy wheels with gold brake callipers
‘SmartZone’ body-coloured grille
Flush auto pop-out door handles
Soft close doors
Frameless wing mirrors
LED headlights with auto high beam
LED full-width tail-lights
Heated rain sensing wipers (front and rear)
Front and rear aero wing
Rear aero blades
Hands-free electric tailgate
Active air suspension
InteriorHeated sports seats (MicroTech or wool)
Eight-way electrically adjustable front seats, lumbar support and manual cushion extension
Easy entry/exit seat function
Heated rear seats
Fixed panoramic glass roof with Polestar projection logo
Privacy laminated rear windows
Acoustic laminated front windscreen
Floor and interior lights
Three-zone automatic climate control with air particulate filter
Heated steering wheel
Electrically adjustable steering wheel column
‘Lid-in-lid’ boot grocery bag holder
NFC key cards
Ultra-wideband key
Technology14.5-inch Android Automotive infotainment system with over-the-air updates, Qualcolm Snapdragon Cockpit Platform, Nvidia Drive computing, and wired Apple CarPlay
9-inch driver instrument display
9x3-inch head-up display
25-speaker Bowers & Wilkins for Polestar system (1610-watt)
Polestar Connect internet connectivity and smartphone app
Safety assistFront auto emergency braking (AEB) with vehicle/cyclist/pedestrian/intersection detection
Rear AEB
Lane departure warning and lane keep assist
Pilot Assist adaptive cruise control
Blind-spot assist
Rear cross-traffic assist
Oncoming lane mitigation
Driver attention monitoring
Post-impact braking
360-degree cameras
Front and rear parking sensors
Polestar 3 EV with LiDAR sensor

Polestar 3 Options

  • Performance Pack – $9000: Performance software upgrade (up to 380kW/910Nm, 0-100km/h in 4.7 seconds, and reduced 560km driving range); 22-inch four multi-spoke forged alloy wheels; unique chassis tune; gold seatbelts and valve caps; etched gold line interior lighting
  • Pilot Pack with LiDAR (delivery from Q3 2024) – $6000: Advanced Luminar LiDAR sensor; additional 8-megapixel cameras; auto cleaning front, rear and wing mirror cameras; additional Nividia Drive Orion computing core
  • 1.3-megapixel matrix LED headlights – $3000
  • Clear rear windows (removes tint) – no cost
Polestar 3 EV interiorPolestar 3 EV interior
  • Standard paint – no cost: Magnesium
  • Premium paint – $2000: Snow; Thunder; Jupiter; Midnight; Space
  • Standard interior – no cost: MicroTech charcoal with aluminium trim or wool charcoal with repurposed aluminium trim
  • Nappa interior with front ventilation and massage function – $7500: Zinc with black ash trim or Jupiter with black ash trim
  • 22-inch four-spoke alloy wheel – $3000

Polestar 3 Warranty and Servicing

Polestar 3 EV driving on mountain road

The Polestar 3 EV is backed by a five-year, unlimited kilometre vehicle warranty and eight-year/160,000km battery warranty.

The Sino-Swedish company promises it can keep at least 70 per cent of its battery health over that period, otherwise battery replacement can be offered for free.

Servicing is required every 24 months/30,000km with five-years of roadside assistance and a five-year/100,000km service plan included.

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