Comparison between:
- 2016 KIA Soul EV
- 2014 BMW i3 22 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2016 KIA Soul EV2014 BMW i3 22 kWh
2016 KIA Soul EV2014 BMW i3 22 kWh
Trim-22 kWh
Model year20162014
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsCarribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Shadow Black
Ionic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Interior colorsGreyCarum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Number of doors45
Number of seats54
Length163.0 in
4140 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
Width70.9 in
1800 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors-80.2 in
2037 mm
Height62.7 in
1593 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom39.5 in
1003 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1389 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
Front hip room53.2 in
1351 mm
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Rear hip room49.3 in
1252 mm
-
Front legroom40.9 in
1039 mm
40.5 in
1029 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
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
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight3289.3 lb
1492 kg
2634.52 lb
1195 kg
Payload1031.76 lb
468 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
3571.49 lb
1620 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 Cd0.29 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 passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-BMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRear
Voltage360 V-
Power81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 rpm4800 rpm
Torque285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM2730 rpm-
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Comfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Additional informationInput voltage - 240-413 V-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s7.20 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph11.20 s6.90 s
Additional information-Eco Pro+ 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
NEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 km
EPA: 80.8 mi / 130.0 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
NEDC, CMB: 12.9 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 124 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 137 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-A+

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
9.86 m
32.35 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 ratio8.2069.665

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)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discs
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.

Rims6.5Jx165Jx19
5Jx20
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/60R16 92H155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
175/60R19
175/55R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK InnovationSamsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLithium-Ion
Battery capacity30.5 kWh22 kWh
Number of cells19296
Number of modules88
Voltage360 V360 V
Energy density200 Wh/kg-
Weight604.95 lb
274.4 kg
449.74 lb
204 kg
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
-
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
The net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L

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
Household charging, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox, 7.4 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, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
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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
DC fast charging, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57

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)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Telematics (S)
Trip computer (S)
Voice-activating system (O)
Wide Screen Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote Trunk/Hatch Release (S)
Sunroof (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Body-color driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Headlight Control (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Leather (S)
Leather and wool cloth (S)
Sensatec and sustainable 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);
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 2016 KIA Soul EV2014 BMW i3 22 kWh