Comparison between:
- 2016 Nissan Leaf S
- 2018 KIA Soul EV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2016 Nissan Leaf S2018 KIA Soul EV
SeriesZE0-
2016 Nissan Leaf S2018 KIA Soul EV
TrimS-
Model year20162018
Market-North America, Europe

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackCrossover
MaterialsSteelSteel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsBrilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Super Black
Glacier White
Pearl White
Forged Bronze
Coulis Red
Deep Blue Pearl
Carribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Cloud White
Shadow Black
Interior colorsBlackGrey
Number of doors54
Number of seats55
Length175.0 in
4445 mm
163.0 in
4140 mm
Width69.7 in
1770 mm
70.9 in
1800 mm
Width with mirrors77.4 in
1967 mm
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Height61.0 in
1550 mm
62.7 in
1593 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
62.0 in
1576 mm
Rear track60.4 in
1534 mm
62.4 in
1585 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
6.3 in
160 mm
Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
39.5 in
1003 mm
Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
54.7 in
1389 mm
Front hip room51.5 in
1308 mm
53.2 in
1351 mm
Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
49.3 in
1252 mm
Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
40.9 in
1039 mm
Rear legroom33.3 in
846 mm
36.0 in
914 mm
Passenger volume2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
Total volume3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
Trunk volume668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
Curb weight3256.23 lb
1477 kg
3320.16 lb
1506 kg
Payload1020.74 lb
463 kg
1005.31 lb
456 kg
GVWR4276.97 lb
1940 kg
4321.06 lb
1960 kg
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.35 Cd
Additional information-Overhand 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)

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissan-
ModelEM57-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage360 V360 V
Power80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
Maximum power RPM-8000 rpm
Torque254 Nm
25.9 kgm
187.3 ft-lb
285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-2730 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
-
Additional information-Input voltage - 240-413 V

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
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s11.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-11.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 84.0 mi / 135.2 kmNEDC: 155.3 mi / 250.0 km
EPA: 111.0 mi / 178.6 km

Energy efficiency

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

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

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 circle10.4 m
34.12 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.85
Additional information-Steering 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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio7.93778.206

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
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 brakesDiscsDiscs
Additional information4-wheel power-assisted disc brakesFront brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET406.5Jx16

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 89H205/60R16 92H

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESCSK Innovation
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLi-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity24 kWh31.8 kWh
Number of cells192200
Number of modules488
Voltage360 V375 V
Energy density157 Wh/kg206 Wh/kg
Weight601.86 lb
273 kg
631.49 lb
286.44 kg
Volume485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection (passive)Air convection
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-35 °C
-31 °F
Maximum ambient temperature45 °C
113 °F
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Additional informationStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
Usable capacity - 30 kWh
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard

Charging type

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

Charging typeEVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
Trickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 2.3 kW
DC fast charging, 50 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, 3.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeFast 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 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

Additional features

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

Additional featuresTire 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)
5-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
NissanConnect with Mobile Apps (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
4 x Speakers (S)
Streaming audio via Bluetooth (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 heated seats (S)
3-spoke (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)
Body 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)
One luggage 12V power outlet (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 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 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)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-What's new for 2018 Kia Soul EV - increased number of battery cells and slightly larger capacity resulting in longer range. The middle trim is dropped out.
 2016 Nissan Leaf S2018 KIA Soul EV