Comparison between:
- 2017 KIA Soul EV
- 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2017 KIA Soul EV2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2017 KIA Soul EV2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Model year20172019
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America
Price-USD 37,495 (USA, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
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
Cajun Red Tintcoat
Kinetic Blue Metallic
Mosaic Black Metallic
Nightfall Grey Metallic
Summit White
Silver Ice Metallic
Green Mist Metallic
Slate Gray Metallic
Shock
Interior colorsGreyDark Galvanized with Sky Cool Gray accents
Dark Galvanized Grey
Light Ash Gray seats with Ceramic White accents
Number of doors45
Number of seats55
Length163.0 in
4140 mm
164.0 in
4166 mm
Width70.9 in
1800 mm
69.5 in
1765 mm
Height62.7 in
1593 mm
62.8 in
1594 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
102.4 in
2601 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
6.0 in
152 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.7 in
1008 mm
Rear headroom39.5 in
1003 mm
37.9 in
963 mm
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
54.6 in
1387 mm
Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1389 mm
52.8 in
1341 mm
Front hip room53.2 in
1351 mm
51.6 in
1311 mm
Rear hip room49.3 in
1252 mm
50.8 in
1290 mm
Front legroom40.9 in
1039 mm
41.6 in
1057 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
36.5 in
927 mm
Passenger volume2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
2673.0 l
94.40 ft3
2.67 m3
Total volume3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
3152.0 l
111.31 ft3
3.15 m3
Trunk volume532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
479.0 l
16.92 ft3
0.48 m3
Maximum trunk volume1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
1603.0 l
56.61 ft3
1.60 m3
Curb weight3289.3 lb
1492 kg
3582.51 lb
1625 kg
Payload1031.76 lb
468 kg
930.35 lb
422 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
4512.86 lb
2047 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 Cd0.308 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)
Overhang front / rear - 836 mm / 730 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage360 V-
Power81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 rpm-
Torque285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM2730 rpm-
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Normal
Sport
Drive
Low
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
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s-
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h-4.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph11.20 s6.90 s

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: 238.0 mi / 383.0 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, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 110 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe

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
10.8 m
35.43 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.852.91
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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio8.2067.05

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

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscs
Additional informationFront brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
Front brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx166.5Jx17
6.5Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/60R16 92H205/55R16
215/50R17 H

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK InnovationLG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLithium-Ion
Battery capacity30.5 kWh60 kWh
Number of cells192288
Number of modules810
Voltage360 V350 V
Energy density200 Wh/kg230 Wh/kg
Weight604.95 lb
274.4 kg
961.22 lb
436 kg
Volume241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
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
With active thermal conditioning
Cell height - 3.9 in
Cell width - 13.1 in
96s3p format

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, 1.44 kW
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 3.84 kW
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 7.68 kW
DC fast charging, 80 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
Optional onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 7.2 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
DC fast charging, 0:36-0:45
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 8:20-9:30
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 15:38-19:00
Household charging, 41:40-50:00

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)
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)
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)
Generation II Pedestrian Warning System (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)
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)
16-inch steel wheels and 205/55R16 all-season blackwall tires (O)
Aluminium sill plates (O)
Black grille (O)
Cargo cover (S)
Dark silver grille (O)
Incomplete vehicle designation (O)
Tailgate-mounted rear spoiler (S)
Two front cupholders (S)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Drag control (S)
Driver and front passenger dual-stage frontal airbags, includes Passenger Sensing System (O)
Driver and front passenger knee airbags (O)
Dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Following Distance Indicator (O)
Forward Collision Alert (O)
Four-channel ABS (S)
Front Pedestrian Braking (O)
GM Electronic Precision Shift (EPS) shifter (S)
Head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (S)
Head-curtain side-impact and thorax side-impact seat-mounted for front outboard seating positions (O)
Knee for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (O)
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (O)
LATCH system (S)
Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking (O)
Overtaking Sensor (O)
Parking assist (S)
Parking Assistance (O)
Pedestrian Safety Signal (S)
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (O)
Rear doors child locks (S)
Side blind zone alert with lane change alert (S)
StabiliTrak (S)
Surround Vision (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted for side-front outboard seating positions (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-rear outboard seating positions (S)
Tire inflation kit (O)
Traction control system (S)
10.2-inch touchscreen with MyLink infotainment system (S)
12V power outlet (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support (S)
Bose premium 7-speaker system with subwoofer (O)
Driver Information Center with an 8-inch multi-color graphic display (S)
EV Navigation Mapping (S)
Keyless open and push-button start (S)
OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi for up to 7 devices (S)
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite radio (S)
6 x speakers (S)
2 x USB charging-only ports for rear passengers (O)
Wireless Charging for compatible smartphones (O)
6-way manual-adjustable driver and front passenger seats (S)
60/40 split folding for rear seats (S)
Front passenger seatback map pocket (O)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated outbound rear seats (S)
Rear armrest with two cupholders (S)
Automatic heated steering wheel (O)
Automatic heated steering wheel (O)
Leather-trimmed steering wheel (O)
Steering Wheel Adjustment (S)
Intermittent windshield and rear window wiper (S)
Power front windows (S)
Rear window electric defogger (S)
Automatic rearview mirror (O)
Digital rearview mirror using a rear-facing camera (O)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Power-adjustable manual-folding side mirrors (S)
Side mirrors with intergrated turn signals (S)
Sun visors with sliding vanity mirrors (S)
HID projector beam headlights (S)
Incandescent cargo lamp (S)
IntelliBeam headlamps (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED dome lights (S)
LED taillamps (S)
All-Weather Cargo Mat (O)
All-Weather Floor Mats, front and rear (O)
Deluxe cloth (S)
Perforated leather (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationWhat's new for 2017 Kia Soul EV:
New audio head unit with rear camera display and 5-inch color screen;
New rear center armrest;
Exterior paint color: Cloud White;
New dark gray 16-inch wheel cover;
Remote climate logic to precondition the car when it's not grid connected;
UVO eco
the new connectivity and control app system that offers immediate HVAC control; on-demand vehicle diagnosis
Speed Alert; Curfew Alert; Geo-Fence Alert; Location POI; Google local search; and Trip Info for app and MyUVO.com;
Fast charge now provides more energy (94% of charge) adding more miles in each charge event and drivers can now set the charge time to end at their convenience;
Generation II Pedestrian Warning System alters the sound and frequency of the warning depending on vehicle speed;
Built on the GM BEV2 platform.
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