Comparison between:
- 2019 KIA Soul EV
- 2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 KIA Soul EV2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé
2019 KIA Soul EV2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé
Model year20192020
MarketNorth America, EuropeEurope
Price-GBP 21,195 (UK, Oct 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
High-strength steel
Exterior colorsCarribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Cloud White
Shadow Black
White
Black
Carmine Red
Gold Beige
Lime Green
Cool Silver
Lava Orange
Midnight Blue
Moon White
Titania Grey
Graphite Grey
Interior colorsGreyBlack
Black/Blue
Black/Grey
Number of doors42
Number of seats52
Length163.0 in
4140 mm
106.1 in
2695 mm
Width70.9 in
1800 mm
65.5 in
1663 mm
Width with mirrors-74.5 in
1893 mm
Height62.7 in
1593 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
73.7 in
1873 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
57.8 in
1469 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
56.3 in
1430 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
4.4 in
113 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
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Rear headroom39.5 in
1003 mm
-
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
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Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1389 mm
-
Front hip room53.2 in
1351 mm
-
Rear hip room49.3 in
1252 mm
-
Front legroom40.9 in
1039 mm
-
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
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Passenger volume2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
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Total volume3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
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Trunk volume532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
350.0 l
12.36 ft3
0.35 m3
Curb weight3320.16 lb
1506 kg
2392.02 lb
1085 kg
Payload1005.31 lb
456 kg
496.04 lb
225 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
2888.06 lb
1310 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 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)
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronous-
Location of the motorFrontRear
Voltage360 V-
Power81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 rpm-
Torque285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
160 Nm
16.3 kgm
118.0 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM2730 rpm-
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Additional informationInput voltage - 240-413 VRadar-based recuperation

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s11.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph11.20 s-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 111.0 mi / 178.6 km
WLTP: 155.3 mi / 250.0 km
NEDC: 98.8 mi / 159.0 km
Real range: 69.0 mi / 111.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 31 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 93 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 108 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 17.6 kWh/100 km

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
6.95 m
22.80 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 gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.206-

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
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDrums
Additional informationFront brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/60R16 92H165/65R15
185/60R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK InnovationDeutsche Accumotive
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLithium-Ion
Battery capacity31.8 kWh17.6 kWh
Number of cells20096
Number of modules83
Voltage375 V-
Energy density206 Wh/kg-
Weight631.49 lb
286.44 kg
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Volume241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convectionWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-40 °C
-40 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-50 °C
122 °F
Additional informationUsable capacity - 30 kWh
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard
Beattery heater

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
Wallbox, 4.6 kW
Wallbox, 22 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 2 CCS2, 4.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 22 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, 0:29-0:31
Normal AC charging, 4:38-4:50
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 13:03-13:50
Trickle charging at home, 20:50-22:05
Wallbox 22 kW, 0:48
Wallbox 4.6 kW, 3:50

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)
Center console with storage and armrest (S)
Dual front cup holders (S)
Fender with unique thermo plastic olefin with transparent acrylic (S)
FlexSteer (S)
Luggage net (S)
New audio head unit with rear camera display and 5-inch color screen (S)
New rear center armrest (S)
Overhead console with sunglass holder (S)
Satin Chrome inside door handles and inside accents (S)
Anti lock Brake System (ABS) (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Cruise Control (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)
Generation II Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Height adjustable front seat belt anchors (S)
Hill start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Impact sensing auto door unlock (S)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (S)
Park assist system with front and rear sensors (S)
Rear child safety door locks (S)
Rollover sensor (S)
Speed sensing auto door locks (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 5.0 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 Push button start, Smart trunk and panic alarm (S)
6 x speakers (S)
USB/auxiliary input jacks (S)
UVO EV Services (3 Year Subscription) (S)
Air conditioning with auto defog and cluster ionizer (S)
Rear air conditioning vent (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 with height adjuster (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)
Power front/rear windows (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 blade type windshield wipers (S)
Front door speaker lights (O)
Panoramic sunroof with tilt, sliding and safety functions (O)
Power door locks with two turn entry system (S)
Power windows with driver's one touch auto down (S)
Privacy glass (rear doors window, back lite) (S)
Solar control glass (windshield, front and rear doors, rear window) (S)
Auto Dimming rear view mirror (S)
Body color power adjustable heated outside mirrors (S)
Day/night interior rear view mirror (S)
Outside mirrors with one touch triple turn signal indicators (S)
Power folding outside mirrors (S)
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 cargo light (O)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (S)
LED positioning headlights (S)
LED rear combination lamps (S)
Mood lamp (front door speaker and bottle holder) (O)
Overhead LED room lamps (O)
Projection fog lights (S)
Projection headlamps with auto light control, anti fog and escort function (S)
Bio based interior materials (S)
Cloth seat trim with blue stitching (S)
Deluxe center door trim (including door armrest garnish and padding) (S)
Deluxe upper door trim (S)
Leather seat trim with blue piping (S)
Leatherette center door trim (S)
Leatherette upper console (S)
Soft touch dash (S)
Soft touch front upper door panels (S)
Unique Gray Stitch (steering wheel, console armrest and cloth seat) and Leather seat trim with black (O)
White high gloss trim (center fascia panel, transmission gear shift knob cover and indicator panel a (S)
Centre console with drawer and double cup holder at front (S)
Gearshift lever knob in leather (chrome) (S)
Lockable glove compartment (S)
Storage compartment in doors, front (S)
Storage compartment in tailgate (S)
3-spoke, multi-function steering wheel in leather (S)
Acoustic presence indicator at speeds below 17 mph (S)
Active Brake Assist (S)
Anti-lock Braking System with electronic brake force distribution (S)
Breakdown kit with air compressor and sealant (S)
Central locking with radio remote control, visual locking-verification signal (S)
Crash sensor for activation of hazard warning lights (S)
Crosswind Assist (S)
Cruise control with limiter (S)
Electronic Stability Programme (S)
Front airbags for the driver and front passenger (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Knee airbag for the driver (S)
Lane Keeping Assist with acoustic and visual warning (S)
Seat belt reminder warning (S)
Three-point seat belts with belt tensioners and belt force limiters (S)
Tridion safety cell (S)
Two pelvis/thorax bags in the backrests of the seats (S)
Tyre pressure monitoring system (S)
Window airbags (S)
12 volt socket with cover (S)
7-inch multi-touch infotainment display (O)
Dashboard Instrument panel (S)
Digital Radio (S)
Instrument cluster with a 3.5-inch TFT colour display (S)
MirrorLink (O)
smart Media-System (O)
Exterior temperature indicator with frost warning (S)
Pre-entry climate control (S)
Front passenger seat with through-loading function (fully folding backrest) (S)
Heated seats (O)
Heated multi-function steering wheel (O)
Height-adjustable steering column (O)
Comfort windscreen wipers with intermittent wiper control and automatic wipe/wash function (S)
Driver's door mirrors electrically adjustable and heated (S)
Electric windows with convenience feature and obstruction sensor (S)
Heated rear window (S)
Painted door handles (body colour) (S)
Rear window wiper with intermittent wiper control and automatic wipe/washfunction (S)
Solid roof with fabric lining in black (S)
Sun visors for driver and front passenger with vanity mirrors (S)
H4 halogen headlamps with integrated LED daytime driving lights (S)
Headlamp range adjustment, manual (S)
Reading light for driver and front passenger (S)
Third brake light featuring LED technology (S)
Fabric (S)
Leather (O)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationWhat's new for the 2019 Kia Soul EV - AVN 5.0 audio now standard.-
 2019 KIA Soul EV2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé