Comparison between:
- 2019 KIA e-Niro 39 kWh
- 2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2019 KIA e-Niro 39 kWh2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh
2019 KIA e-Niro 39 kWh2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh
Model aliasNiro EV
eNiro
e-Soul
Soul Electric
Trim39 kWh39 kWh
Model year20192020
MarketEurope, South KoreaEurope
PriceEUR 35,290 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 38,500 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 35,635 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 33,990 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 37,300 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 36,675 (ES, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleCrossoverCrossover
MaterialsAdvanced High Strength Steel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsGraphite
White Pearl
Midnight Black
Pluto Brown
Gravity Blue
Aluminium Silver Metallic
Silky Silver Metallic
Dark Gray Metallic
Runway Red Metallic
Snow White
Gravity Grey with Platinum Gold
Cherry Black with Inferno Red
Neptune Blue with Cherry Black
Interior colorsBlack
Grey
-
Number of doors55
Number of seats55
Length172.2 in
4375 mm
165.2 in
4195 mm
Width71.1 in
1805 mm
70.9 in
1801 mm
Height61.8 in
1570 mm
63.0 in
1600 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
102.4 in
2601 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
61.6 in
1565 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
Clearance6.1 in
155 mm
6.1 in
155 mm
Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
39.9 in
1013 mm
Rear headroom37.7 in
957 mm
38.9 in
988 mm
Front shoulder room56.0 in
1423 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
Rear shoulder room55.1 in
1400 mm
54.7 in
1390 mm
Front hip room53.7 in
1364 mm
53.5 in
1359 mm
Rear hip room48.3 in
1227 mm
52.8 in
1341 mm
Front legroom41.7 in
1059 mm
41.1 in
1044 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
36.5 in
927 mm
Passenger volume2735.4 l
96.60 ft3
2.74 m3
-
Total volume3259.3 l
115.10 ft3
3.26 m3
-
Trunk volume523.9 l
18.50 ft3
0.52 m3
-
Maximum trunk volume1500.8 l
53.00 ft3
1.50 m3
-
Curb weight3675.11 lb
1667 kg
3511.96 lb
1593 kg
Payload910.51 lb
413 kg
952.4 lb
432 kg
GVWR4585.62 lb
2080 kg
4464.36 lb
2025 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.35 Cd
Additional informationHeight with roof rails - 1570 mm
Height without roof rails - 1560 mm
Overhand front/rear - 866 mm (34.1 in.) / 729 mm (28.7 in. )
Approach / departure angle - 16.2 / 29.6 (degrees)
Min VDA trunk volume (rear seats up) - 315 l
Max VDA trunk volume (rear seats down) - 1339 l

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage327 V327 V
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
Maximum power RPM2600 - 8000 rpm2600 - 8000 rpm
Torque395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-240 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Additional informationFour levels of regenerative baking - from 0 to 3.Smart regenerative braking operated via paddle shifters.
Four regen braking levels (0 to 3).

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed96.3 mph
155.0 km/h
96.9 mph
156.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.80 s9.60 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph9.50 s9.30 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeWLTP: 179.6 mi / 289.0 kmWLTP: 172.1 mi / 277.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 15.3 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 14.5 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+-

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.572.5
Additional information-Steering ratio - 12.8:1

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio8.2068.206

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Shock absorbers
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscs
Additional information-Front brakes diameter - 12 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.8 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7Jx17 ET507Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/55R17 94W215/55R17

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerSK InnovationSK Innovation
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLi-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity39.2 kWh39.2 kWh
Number of cells180-
Number of modules2-
Voltage327 V327 V
Energy density124.4 Wh/kg250 Wh/kg
Weight694.46 lb
315 kg
-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--35 °C
-31 °F
Additional information-Battery Ah - 120 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) is optional

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeHome Charging Station (1-phase), 3.7 kW
Home Charging Station (3-phase), 22 kW
Public CCS, 50 kW
Public CCS, 100 kW
Trickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
Normal AC charging, 7.2 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timePublic CCS, 0:19-0:42
Public CCS, 0:38-3:45
Home Charging Station (3-phase), 5:27
Home Charging Station (1-phase), 10:36-11:15
DC fast charging 100 kW, 0:24
DC fast charging 50 kW, 0:48
Normal AC charging, 5:34
Trickle charging at home, 27:47

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresBlack high gloss upper console panel (S)
Black wheel arch, side sill, belt-line molding (S)
Body-color door waistline and front and rear bumpers (S)
Crossbars (O)
Deluxe scuff plates (O)
Front console arm rest with storage and cup holder (S)
Hidden storage tray in cargo area (S)
Hybrid Blue bumper garnish accent color (S)
Luggage net (O)
Luggage net hook (S)
Overhead console with sunglass holder (S)
Power tilt/slide sunroof (O)
Rear center arm rest with cup holder (S)
Roof rails (S)
Shark-fin style antenna (S)
4-wheel Antilock Brakes System (ABS) (S)
Blind Spot Collision Warning (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Driver's knee airbag (S)
Dual front advanced airbags (S)
Dual front seat-mounted side airbags (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Forward Collision Warning (S)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (S)
Forward parking distance warning (O)
Front and rear 3-point seat belts (S)
Front seat-belt pretensioners (S)
Front seat-belt reminder and buckle sensor (S)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Height-adjustable front seat-belt anchors (S)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Impact sensing auto door unlock (S)
Lane Following Assist System (S)
Lane Keep Assist System with Driver Attention Alert (S)
LATCH (S)
Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (S)
Rear-view Camera with dynamic guidelines (S)
Reverse parking distance warning (O)
Rollover sensor (S)
Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go (S)
Speed sensing auto door locks (S)
Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) (S)
7-inch touchscreen with MP3, Satellite Radio, integrated rear camera and dynamic guidelines (S)
8-inch touchscreen Navigation display system with Premium sound system, Satellite and HD radio (O)
AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM audio system (S)
Bluetooth wireless technology with voice recognition (S)
Digital clock (S)
Outside temperature display (S)
4 x speakers and 2 tweeters (S)
8 x speakers with Harman Kardon Sound System with Clari-Fi technology, including Sub-woofer (O)
Supervision meter cluster with 7-inch display with Tachometer (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB audio input ports (S)
USB chargers (front center fascia and inside center console) (S)
UVO eco Infotainment System with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration (S)
Wireless phone charger (O)
Automatic temperature control with auto defog (S)
Climate and charging scheduling system (S)
Electric-motor-drive air conditioning compressor (S)
Rear air conditioning vent (S)
Heat Pump HVAC system (O)
Rear heating duct (S)
10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar support (O)
6-way adjustable driver's seat with height adjuster (S)
6-way adjustable passenger seat with height adjuster (S)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Driver's seat back pocket (O)
Front and rear adjustable headrests (S)
Front passenger seat back pocket (S)
Heated front seats (3-levels) (O)
Ventilated front seats (O)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Steering wheel-mounted audio controls (S)
Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters (S)
Tilt and telescoping steering column (S)
Acoustic windshield glass with shade band (S)
Body-color outside door handles (S)
Heated back-lite glass (S)
Power door locks with two-turn entry system (S)
Power driver's window with auto up/down and pinch protection (S)
Power passenger window with auto up/down and pinch protection (S)
Power rear windows (S)
Privacy glass (rear doors, rear quarter, back-lite) (S)
Smart Key with Push-button start, Smart trunk and panic alarm (S)
Solar control front windows (S)
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror with Homelink (O)
Body-color outside mirrors with high-gloss accent (S)
Day and night rear-view mirror (S)
Heated, power folding outside mirrors with LED repeater lamps (S)
Illuminated sunvisor vanity mirrors (S)
Sunvisor with vanity mirror, sliding, with driver's ticket holder (S)
Auto Light Control headlights (S)
Bi-function projection headlights with leveling function and escort (S)
Cargo light (S)
Center console mood lamp (S)
Front fog lamps (S)
LED cargo light (O)
LED cornering lamps (O)
LED Daytime Running lights (S)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (S)
LED overhead console and room lamps (O)
LED positioning lamps (S)
LED projection headlights with 1W assist beam (O)
Overhead console and room lamps (S)
Rear LED combination lamps (O)
Cloth and artificial leather seat trim (S)
Deluxe door arm rest covering with stitches (S)
Deluxe high gloss door garnish (S)
Leather seat trim (O)
Satin Chrome inside door handles (S)
2-­tier rear cargo floor (S)
Body­color bumpers with gloss­black accents (S)
Cargo net (O)
Cargo screen (S)
Charge port nozzle lock (S)
Crossbars (O)
Front center console with cup holders, armrest and storage box (S)
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) (O)
High Voltage Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Heater (S)
Luggage net hook (S)
Overhead console with sunglass holder (S)
Rear center arm rest with cup holder (S)
Roof rack ready (mounting points) (O)
Rotary dial transmission gear shift knob (S)
Unique "Eco Electric" hatch emblem (S)
Unique front grille insert (S)
Anti­lock Brake System (ABS) (S)
Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) (S)
Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Driver's side knee airbag (S)
Dual front advanced airbags (S)
Dual front seat­mounted side airbags (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with auto hold (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear 3­point seat belts (S)
Front seat­belt pretensioners (S)
Front seat­belt reminder and buckle sensor (S)
Full­length side curtain airbags (S)
Height­adjustable front seat­belt anchors (S)
Hill­start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Impact sensing auto door unlock (S)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (S)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) (S)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (S)
Parking Distance Warning ­ Reverse (PDW­R) (S)
Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Rear child­safety door locks (S)
Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW) (S)
Rear­view camera with dynamic guidelines (S)
Rollover sensor (S)
Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go (S&G) (S)
Speed sensing auto door locks (S)
Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) (S)
Tire­Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) (S)
1 rear USB port (S)
10.25" touchscreen color audio display unit with integrated rear­ view camera with parking guidance, (S)
12V power outlet (front) (S)
2 front USB ports (1 charging, 1 input) (S)
7" color LCD supervision meter cluster (S)
AM/FM/MP3 audio system (S)
Bluetooth wireless technology with voice recognition (S)
Charge status indicator, 3­level lights on instrument panel (S)
Climate and charging scheduling (S)
Digital clock (S)
Navigation system with EV charging stations (S)
Outside temperature display (S)
Smart Key with Push­button start, Smart trunk and panic alarm (S)
8 x speaker surround sound Harman Kardon Premium Audio system with subwoofer and Clari­Fi technology (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Trip computer (S)
UVO link infotainment System with smartphone integration (S)
Wireless phone charging (S)
Air conditioning with auto defog and cluster ionizer (S)
Driver only air condition function (S)
Rear heater ducts (under front seats) (S)
6-­way manual adjustable driver's seat with 2-­way height adjuster (S)
60/40 split­folding rear seats (S)
8­-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2­way power lumbar support and 2­-way power height adjust (S)
Front and rear adjustable headrests (S)
Heated front seats (2-­levels) (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather wrapped steering wheel (S)
Poly­urethane wrapped steering wheel (S)
Steering­wheel­mounted audio control buttons (S)
Tilt and telescopic steering column (S)
Aero­blade type windshield wipers (S)
Body­color outside door handles (S)
Door scuff plate
Door waistline and wheel arch molding (S)
Driver's one­touch auto up/down and safety (S)
Front and rear door bottle holder (O)
Front passenger seatback pockets (S)
Front variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Matte silver inside door handles (S)
Passenger's one­touch auto up/down and safety (S)
Power door locks with two­turn entry system (S)
Power front/rear windows (S)
Privacy glass (rear door windows, rear quarter, back­lite) (S)
Satin Chrome inside door handles (S)
Side sill and belt­line molding (S)
Solar control glass (windshield with shade band, front door windows) (S)
Auto Dimming rear­view mirror (S)
Body­color outside mirrors with gloss­black base (S)
Day and night rear­view mirror (S)
Gloss­black outside mirrors with gloss­black base (S)
Outside mirrors with turn signal indicators (S)
Power adjustable heated outside mirrors (S)
Sunvisor vanity mirrors with covers, and sliding (S)
Cargo light (S)
Charge port light (S)
Fog lights (S)
Front overhead console room lamp (S)
Illuminated sunvisor (S)
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) (S)
LED fog lights (S)
LED headlights with auto light control, leveling and escort function (S)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (S)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (O)
LED positioning headlights (S)
LED turn signal lamps (S)
Rear LED combination lights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Leatherette upper console (S)
Sofino leather seat trim (S)
Woven and Tricot cloth seat trim (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationThe model's trims have different names in each European country in which the KIA e-Niro is sold.-
 2019 KIA e-Niro 39 kWh2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh