Comparison between:
- 2018 KIA Soul EV
- 2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh
- 2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2018 KIA Soul EV2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD
2018 KIA Soul EV2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD
Model alias--Model 3 SR Plus
Model 3 SR+
Trim-38.3 kWhStandard Range Plus RWD
Model year201820202021
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverHatchbackSedan
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Aluminium
High tensile strength steel
Mild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsCarribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Cloud White
Shadow Black
Phantom Black
Polar White
Iron Gray
Intense Blue
Fiery Red
Fluidic Metal
Electric Shadow
Liquid Sand
Typhoon Silver
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Interior colorsGreyBlack
Gray two-tone
Electric Shadow
Black
Black and White
Number of doors454
Number of seats555
Length163.0 in
4140 mm
176.0 in
4470 mm
184.8 in
4694 mm
Width70.9 in
1800 mm
71.7 in
1820 mm
72.8 in
1849 mm
Width with mirrors--82.2 in
2088 mm
Width with folded mirrors--76.1 in
1933 mm
Height62.7 in
1593 mm
57.1 in
1450 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
113.2 in
2875 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
61.6 in
1564 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.5 in
1004 mm
40.3 in
1024 mm
Rear headroom39.5 in
1003 mm
37.4 in
950 mm
37.7 in
958 mm
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
56.1 in
1425 mm
56.3 in
1430 mm
Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1389 mm
55.0 in
1396 mm
54.0 in
1372 mm
Front hip room53.2 in
1351 mm
53.8 in
1366 mm
53.4 in
1356 mm
Rear hip room49.3 in
1252 mm
52.9 in
1344 mm
52.4 in
1331 mm
Front legroom40.9 in
1039 mm
44.7 in
1136 mm
42.7 in
1085 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
31.5 in
800 mm
35.2 in
894 mm
Passenger volume2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
-2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
Total volume3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
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Trunk volume532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
357.0 l
12.61 ft3
0.36 m3
340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
1417.0 l
50.04 ft3
1.42 m3
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Secondary trunk volume--84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
Curb weight3320.16 lb
1506 kg
3366.46 lb
1527 kg
3648.65 lb
1655 kg
Payload1005.31 lb
456 kg
976.65 lb
443 kg
892.87 lb
405 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
4343.11 lb
1970 kg
4541.52 lb
2060 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 Cd0.24 Cd0.23 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 excludes driver weight.
Overhang front / rear - 880 / 890 mm
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer--Tesla
Model--DU Cat 1 3D1
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontRear
Voltage360 V-350 V
Power81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
101 kW
136.1 hp
138.0 ps
239 kW
320.5 hp
324.9 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 rpm2850 - 6000 rpm5525 rpm
Torque285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
295 Nm
30.1 kgm
217.6 ft-lb
420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM2730 rpm1000 - 2850 rpm325 - 5200 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
-
Additional informationInput voltage - 240-413 V-AC permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motor
Liquid-cooled with variable frequency drive
A switch to hairpin windings on the motors - Drive Unit Cat 3 3D6
Mixed usage of old and new motors in 2021 with the same power - 3D1 and 3D6

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
102.5 mph
165.0 km/h
139.8 mph
225.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s-5.60 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph11.20 s-5.30 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 155.3 mi / 250.0 km
EPA: 111.0 mi / 178.6 km
EPA: 170.0 mi / 273.6 km
WLTP: 193.2 mi / 311.0 km
NEDC: 290.8 mi / 468.0 km
EPA: 263.1 mi / 423.4 km
WLTP: 267.2 mi / 430.0 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
EPA, CMB: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 121 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 133 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 145 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 24 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 133 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 142 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 150 MPGe

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 pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
11.6 m
38.06 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.852.852
Additional informationSteering ratio - 15.7:1Overall steering gear ratio - 15:1:1-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.2067.4129

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)
Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
Front brakes diameter - 280 mm
Rear brakes diameter - 284 mm
Rotor diameter front / rear - 320 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx166.5Jx16 ET458.5Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx18 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/60R16 92H205/60R16 R235/45R18
235/40R19

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK InnovationLG ChemTesla and Panasonic, CATL
Model-LGX E63 (NCM 622)NCA, LFP
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLi-Ion PolymerLithium-Ion
Battery capacity31.8 kWh38.3 kWh55.4 kWh
Number of cells200176-
Number of modules8--
Voltage375 V319.4 V-
Energy density206 Wh/kg112.4 Wh/kg-
Weight631.49 lb
286.44 kg
791.46 lb
359 kg
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Volume241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convectionWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Heat pipe
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
--30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature--60 °C
140 °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
Total battery capacity - 40.4 kWh
Optional battery heater.
Quoted battery density above is without a battery heater.
Energy density with battery heater - 111.2 Wh/kg.
Right-hand drive models battery code - BT35 (Panasonic 2170C) with 52.4 kWh capacity
USA battery code - BT41 (Panasonic 2170L) with 55.4 kWh capacity
European battery code - BTF0 (CATL Prismatic LFP) and BT41 (Panasonic 2170L)

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
Emergency 3 Pin Connector (ICCB), 2.1 kW
POD Point Wallbox, 7.2 kW
Public CCS, 50 kW
Public CCS, 100 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 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, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kWOnboard charger, Tesla, 7.7 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 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
Public CCS 100 kW, 0:23
Public CCS 50 kW, 0:46
POD Point Wallbox, 5:20
Emergency 3 Pin Connector (ICCB), 18:15
Wall Connector, 5:39

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)
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)
SmartSense active safety and driving assistance systems (S)
10.25-inch AVN screen (S)
7-inch LCD console display (S)
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support (S)
Audio Video Navigation system (O)
Blue Link connectivity services (S)
Multi-Bluetooth function (with 10.25-inch AVN option only) (S)
Blue ambient lighting (S)
Black cloth (S)
Dark Chrome Accent dashboard garnish (O)
Leather in four color options (O)
Air-filter (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
Engine start button (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
12V power outlet (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind spot sensor (S)
Collision warning system (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rear seats head airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Self-Driving Functionality (O)
Side cameras when in reverse (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
15.4 LCD touchscreen (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Custom driver profiles (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
Music and media over Bluetooth (S)
Standard maps and navigation (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Upgraded audio-immersive sound (S)
Voice recognition system (S)
Wireless phone charger and USB Type-C in the rear (S)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
Remote control air-conditioning (S)
Secondary ventilation controls (S)
Ventilation system (S)
12-way power adjustable heated front seats (S)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Child seat anchors (S)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Height adjustable front seatbelts (S)
Manually adjusted steering wheel (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Keyless NFC keycard (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror (S)
Auto high-beam headlights (S)
Cargo area light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED fog lamps (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Premium seat material and trim (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationWhat'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.-MCU2
- Intel Atom A3950
- 14 nm
- 1.6 GHz quad-core CPU
- 4GB DDR4
- 64GB eMMC
- 187 GFlops processing power
 2018 KIA Soul EV2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD