Comparison between:
- 2016 KIA Soul EV
- 2015 Nissan Leaf S
- 2020 MG ZS EV Excite
- 2016 Volkswagen e-up!

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2016 KIA Soul EV2015 Nissan Leaf S2020 MG ZS EV Excite2016 Volkswagen e-up!
Series-ZE0--
2016 KIA Soul EV2015 Nissan Leaf S2020 MG ZS EV Excite2016 Volkswagen e-up!
Trim-SExcite-
Model year2016201520202016
MarketNorth America, Europe-EuropeEurope
Price--GBP 28,495 (UK, Oct 2019)-

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)Hatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
SteelSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Carbon-fiber
Exterior colorsCarribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Shadow Black
Brilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Super Black
Cayenne Red
Glacier White
Pearl White and new MorningSky Blue
Glacier White
Pearl White
Pimlico Blue
Arctic White
Black Pearl
Dynamic Red
Black
Pure White
Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Silver
Light Silver
Interior colorsGreyBlack-Black
Number of doors4554
Number of seats5554
Length163.0 in
4140 mm
175.0 in
4445 mm
169.8 in
4314 mm
139.4 in
3540 mm
Width70.9 in
1800 mm
69.7 in
1770 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
Width with mirrors-77.4 in
1967 mm
-75.2 in
1910 mm
Width with folded mirrors--80.6 in
2048 mm
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Height62.7 in
1593 mm
61.0 in
1550 mm
63.8 in
1620 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
101.5 in
2579 mm
95.3 in
2421 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
60.1 in
1526 mm
56.2 in
1428 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
60.4 in
1534 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
56.1 in
1424 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
6.3 in
160 mm
-5.3 in
135 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
41.1 in
1043 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
Rear headroom39.5 in
1003 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
39.2 in
995 mm
37.3 in
947 mm
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
54.5 in
1385 mm
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Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1389 mm
52.5 in
1334 mm
53.9 in
1368 mm
-
Front hip room53.2 in
1351 mm
51.5 in
1308 mm
-53.9 in
1369 mm
Rear hip room49.3 in
1252 mm
50.0 in
1270 mm
-54.6 in
1388 mm
Front legroom40.9 in
1039 mm
42.1 in
1069 mm
42.1 in
1070 mm
39.7 in
1009 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
33.3 in
846 mm
36.2 in
920 mm
31.2 in
793 mm
Passenger volume2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
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Total volume3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
3296.0 l
116.40 ft3
3.30 m3
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Trunk volume532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
680.0 l
24.01 ft3
0.68 m3
-250.0 l
8.83 ft3
0.25 m3
Maximum trunk volume1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
-923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
Curb weight3289.3 lb
1492 kg
3243 lb
1471 kg
3311.34 lb
1502 kg
2511.07 lb
1139 kg
Payload1031.76 lb
468 kg
950.19 lb
431 kg
1022.94 lb
464 kg
795.87 lb
361 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
4193.19 lb
1902 kg
4334.29 lb
1966 kg
3306.93 lb
1500 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 Cd0.28 Cd-0.308 Cd
Additional informationOverhand front/rear - 841 mm (33.1 in.) / 729 mm (28.7 in. )
Approach / departure angle - 17.3 / 29.2 (degrees)
Curb weight with sunroof - 1526.8 kg (optional for the + trim only)
--Curb weight with a 75 kg driver included - 1139 kg
Trunk volumes are measured according to VDA

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-Nissan-Volkswagen
Model-EM61--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousAC synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontFrontFront
Voltage360 V360 V--
Power81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 rpm--2800 - 12000 rpm
Torque285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
254 Nm
25.9 kgm
187.3 ft-lb
353 Nm
36.0 kgm
260.4 ft-lb
210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM2730 rpm---
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Normal
B-mode
Eco
Normal
Sport
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional informationInput voltage - 240-413 V--Four levels of regenerative braking - D1
D2
D3 and B
D level means no regen is applied
Eco mode power - 50 kW
Eco mode torque - 167 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 133 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s11.30 s8.50 s12.40 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph11.20 s---
Additional information---Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 15 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 131.7 mi / 212.0 km
EPA: 93.2 mi / 150.0 km
EPA: 84.0 mi / 135.2 kmWLTP: 163.4 mi / 263.0 km
WLTP: 231.2 mi / 372.0 km
NEDC: 99.4 mi / 160.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 105 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 120 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 17 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 18.7 kWh/100 km
EPA, HWY: 21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 27.3 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 114 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
WLTP, CTY: 12.8 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 18.6 kWh/100 km
NEDC, CMB: 11.7 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-A-A+

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.4 m
34.12 ft
11.2 m
36.75 ft
9.8 m
32.15 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.85---
Additional informationSteering ratio - 15.7:1---

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio8.2067.9377--

Suspension

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

Front suspensionCoil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscsDiscsDrums
Additional informationFront brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes--

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx166.5Jx16 ET40--

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/60R16 92H205/55R16 89H215/50R17155/55R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK InnovationAESCCATLPanasonic-Sanyo
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity30.5 kWh24 kWh44.5 kWh18.7 kWh
Number of cells192192-204
Number of modules848-17
Voltage360 V360 V-374 V
Energy density200 Wh/kg157 Wh/kg--
Weight604.95 lb
274.4 kg
601.86 lb
273 kg
-507.06 lb
230 kg
Volume241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convectionAir convection (passive)Water-based coolant circulation-
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-35 °C
-31 °F
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Maximum ambient temperature-45 °C
113 °F
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Additional informationUsable capacity - 27 kWh
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard
Stacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
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Charging type

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

Charging typeTrickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 2.3 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
EVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 3.6 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast charging, 40 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 1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 3.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW-

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:29-0:33
Normal AC charging, 4:38-5:00
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 11:44-13:16
Trickle charging at home, 21:11-24:00
Fast charging station, 0:23-0:29
Portable cable, 3:39-4:00
Portable cable, 6:40-8:00
EVSE cable, 10:26-21:00
DC charging, 0:43-0:55
Wallbox, 6:22
DC fast charging, 0:28
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 2:36
Wallbox 3.6 kW, 5:12
Household charging, 8:08

Additional features

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

Additional featuresBody color bumpers with color accents (S)
Cargo screen (S)
Dual front cup holders (S)
FlexSteer (S)
Luggage net (S)
One luggage 12V power outlet (S)
Anti lock Brake System (ABS) (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Dual front advanced airbags (S)
Dual front seat mounted side airbags (S)
Electric Power Steering (EPS) (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear 3 point seat belts (S)
Front seat belt pretensioners (S)
Front seat belt reminder (S)
Full length side curtain airbags (S)
Height adjustable front seat belt anchors (S)
Hill start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (S)
Park assist system with front and rear sensors (S)
Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Rear child safety door locks (S)
Rollover sensor (S)
Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) (S)
3.5-inch OLED supervision cluster (S)
8-inch display with AVN 4.0 navigation (S)
AM/FM radio/SIRIUS Satellite Radio (S)
Bluetooth with voice recognition (S)
Dual 12V power outlets (front) (S)
One luggage 12V power outlet (S)
Outside temperature display (S)
Rear camera display (S)
SIRIUS Satellite Radio (S)
Smart key with button start lock system (S)
6 x speakers (S)
USB/auxiliary input jacks (S)
UVO EV Services (5 Year Subscription) (S)
Driver only HVAC function (S)
Heat Pump HVAC system (S)
Rear seat heater ducts (under front seats) (S)
6-way manual adjustable driver's seat (S)
60/40 split folding rear seat with adjustable rear headrests (S)
Heated front seats (2-levels) (S)
Heated front seats (3-levels) (S)
Heated rear outboard seats (2-levels) (S)
Passenger seat side tray (S)
Rear -seat adjustable headrests (S)
Ventilated front seats (3-levels) (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob (S)
Steering-wheel-mounted audio control buttons (S)
Tilt and telescopic steering column (S)
Aero windshield wipers (S)
Front door speaker lights (O)
Panoramic sunroof (O)
Power windows with driver's one touch auto down (S)
Privacy glass (S)
Solar glass: front windows/windshield (S)
Day/night interior rear view mirror (S)
Electrochromatic rear view mirror (S)
Heated outside mirrors (S)
Outside mirrors with turn signal indicators (S)
Power folding outside mirrors (S)
Power outside mirrors (S)
Ambient LED interior lights (O)
Cargo area illumination (S)
Dome light (S)
Illuminated dual visors vanity mirrors with sliding rod (S)
Illuminated glove box (S)
Illuminated start button (S)
Illuminated, sliding charge port door (S)
LED accent lights (above headlamps) (S)
LED rear combination lamps (S)
Projection fog lights (S)
Projection headlamps with auto light control, anti fog and escort function (S)
Bio based interior materials (S)
Cloth seat trim (S)
Leather seat trim (S)
Leatherette center door trim (S)
Leatherette cluster housing (S)
Soft touch dash (S)
Soft touch front upper door panels (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing front and rear bumpers (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear assist grips (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
Hill start assist (S)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Parking brake (manual, foot pedal) (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
RearView Monitor (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
4.3-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
4 x Speakers (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (S)
Heater, AC timer (S)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Front and rear heated seats (S)
3-spoke, heated, leather wrapped (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks w/auto locking system (S)
Power windows (S)
Rear window defroster with timer (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Heated outside mirrors (S)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Cloth (S)
Star-rider grille (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Advanced Emergency Braking (S)
Anti Rolling Protection (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Automatic door latch (S)
Driver's seat belt reminder (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (S)
Electronic Stability Programme (S)
Emergency Brake Assist (S)
Front dual airbags (S)
Front passenger airbag deactivation switch (S)
Front passenger's seat belt reminder (S)
Front side airbags (S)
Hill Launch Assist (S)
Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (S)
ISOFIX on the outer rear seats (S)
Keyless Entry with Push Button Engine Start (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Remote Central Locking (S)
Side curtain airbag (S)
Speed Sensing Locking (S)
Three-point front seat belts with pretentioners and load limiters (S)
Traffic Jam Assist (S)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (S)
Tyre repair kit (S)
12v Power Socket (S)
8-inch touch screen (S)
Android Auto, Apple CarPlay (S)
Bluetooth (S)
DAB radio and AUX/USB, MP3 (S)
iGo In-Car Navigation (S)
4 x speakers (S)
Trip Computer (S)
USB Mobile Phone Charging Function (S)
Standard (S)
4-way manually adjustable front passenger's seat (S)
6-way manually adjustable driver's seat (S)
60:40 split rear seats (S)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Front and rear aero wiper (S)
Front and rear electric windows with driver's one-touch up/down (S)
Electrically adjustable, heated, body colour side mirrors (S)
Auto headlights (S)
Bi-Function projection headlight (S)
Follow me home headlights (S)
LED centre brake light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Houndstooth Fabric (S)
Floor of the luggage compartment adjustable to two heights and removable (S)
City emergency braking (S)
Combined front and side curtain airbags (S)
Cruise control (S)
Eectronic stability control (S)
Front airbag for driver and front passenger (S)
Front airbags for driver and passenger (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Side airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
5-inch touchscreen (S)
maps+more system with navigation, Bluetooth, multimedia (S)
RCD 215 radio, CD and MP3 player (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Volkswagen Car-Net with a 1-year subscription (S)
Climatronic (S)
Asymmetrically folding 2-seat rear bench (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Height-adjustable driving seat (S)
3-spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Power windows for driver and front passenger (S)
Tinted rear windows (S)
Power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Cloth (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationWhat's new for 2016 Kia Soul EV:
A third trim appears;
Nozzle locking function for the onboard charger;
Illuminated AUX/USB port;
Shadow Black and Bright Silver colors;
Sun & Fun Package for the + trim (panoramic sunroof / LED interior lighting / Speaker Lights);
--Volkswagen e-Up! has been announced at IAA 2013 and has remained largely unchanged for model years 2014
2015
2016.
 2016 KIA Soul EV2015 Nissan Leaf S2020 MG ZS EV Excite2016 Volkswagen e-up!