Comparison between:
- 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh
- 2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh
2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh
Model alias--e-Soul
Soul Electric
Trim33 kWh28 kWh64 kWh
Model year201720192020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
Price-USD 30,315 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 30,111 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 33,300 (EU, Jul 2019)
EUR 37,790 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,995 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,300 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,725 (ES, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackCrossover
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Aluminium
High tensile strength steel
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsProtonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Mineral Grey Metallic
Platinum Silver
Ionic Silver
Polar White
Platinum Silver
Aurora Silver
Phantom Black
Blazing Yellow
Marina Blue
Phoenix Orange
Gravity Grey with Platinum Gold
Cherry Black with Inferno Red
Neptune Blue with Cherry Black
Interior colors-Black-
Number of doors555
Number of seats455
Length157.4 in
3999 mm
176.0 in
4470 mm
165.2 in
4195 mm
Width69.9 in
1775 mm
71.7 in
1820 mm
70.9 in
1800 mm
Width with mirrors80.2 in
2037 mm
80.5 in
2045 mm
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Height62.1 in
1578 mm
57.5 in
1460 mm
63.0 in
1600 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
102.4 in
2601 mm
Front track61.9 in
1572 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
61.6 in
1565 mm
Rear track61.3 in
1557 mm
61.6 in
1564 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
6.1 in
155 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.5 in
1004 mm
39.9 in
1013 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
38.2 in
970 mm
38.9 in
988 mm
Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
56.1 in
1425 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
55.0 in
1396 mm
54.7 in
1390 mm
Front hip room-53.8 in
1366 mm
53.5 in
1359 mm
Rear hip room-52.9 in
1344 mm
52.8 in
1341 mm
Front legroom40.5 in
1028 mm
44.7 in
1136 mm
41.1 in
1044 mm
Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
31.5 in
800 mm
36.5 in
927 mm
Passenger volume2379.0 l
84.01 ft3
2.38 m3
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Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
350.0 l
12.36 ft3
0.35 m3
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Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1410.0 l
49.79 ft3
1.41 m3
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Curb weight2744.76 lb
1245 kg
3130.56 lb
1420 kg
3708.18 lb
1682 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
1014.13 lb
460 kg
1097.9 lb
498 kg
GVWR3681.72 lb
1670 kg
4144.69 lb
1880 kg
4806.08 lb
2180 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.24 Cd0.35 Cd
Additional informationCurb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
Height for Europe - 1450 mm
Height for rest of the world - 1460 mm
Overhand front/rear - 866 mm (34.1 in.) / 729 mm (28.7 in. )
Approach / departure angle - 16.2 / 29.6 (degrees)
Min VDA trunk volume (rear seats up) - 315 l
Max VDA trunk volume (rear seats down) - 1339 l

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMW--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFrontFront
Voltage--356 V
Power125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
88 kW
118.0 hp
119.6 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm2850 - 6000 rpm3800 - 8000 rpm
Torque250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
295 Nm
30.1 kgm
217.6 ft-lb
395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-1000 - 2850 rpm3600 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Normal
Sport
Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Additional information--Smart regenerative braking operated via paddle shifters.
Four regen braking levels (0 to 3).

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
102.5 mph
165.0 km/h
103.8 mph
167.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.30 s9.90 s7.60 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph--7.30 s
Additional information-Acceleration 0-100 km/h in Normal mode - 10.2 s.-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
NEDC: 174.0 mi / 280.0 km
EPA: 124.3 mi / 200.0 km
EPA: 243.0 mi / 391.1 km
WLTP: 280.9 mi / 452.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 12.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 11.5 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 15.7 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 122 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 136 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 150 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 114 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 127 MPGe
WLTP, CTY: 10.9 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 15.7 kWh/100 km

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 pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle9.86 m
32.35 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.662.5
Additional information--Steering ratio - 12.8:1

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.6657.4128.206

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)Shock absorbers
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDiscsDiscs
Additional information--Front brakes diameter - 12 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.8 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
6.5Jx16 ET457Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
175/50R20
175/60R19 84Q
205/55R16 91H215/55R17

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDILG ChemSK Innovation
Model-NCM 622-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLi-Ion PolymerLi-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity33.2 kWh28 kWh64 kWh
Number of cells9696-
Number of modules812-
Voltage353 V360 V356 V
Energy density-104.9 Wh/kg250 Wh/kg
Weight-599.22 lb
271.8 kg
1007.51 lb
457 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, mid-rearUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convectionWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature---35 °C
-31 °F
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
-Battery Ah - 180 Ah
Actual battery capacity is 67 kWh - 64 kWh is the usable capacity.
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) is optional

Charging type

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

Charging typeHousehold charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Emergency 3 Pin Connector (ICCB), 2.1 kW
POD Point Wallbox, 7 kW
Public CCS, 50 kW
Public CCS, 100 kW
Trickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
Normal AC charging, 7.2 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 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 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, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47
Public CCS, 0:14
Public CCS, 0:27
POD Point Wallbox, 4:16
Emergency 3 Pin Connector (ICCB), 13:20
DC fast charging 100 kW, 0:31-0:39
DC fast charging 50 kW, 1:02-1:17
Normal AC charging, 8:54
Trickle charging at home, 44:27

Additional features

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

Additional featuresRear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
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)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
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)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Alloy pedals (S)
Cargo cover (S)
Center armrest storage (S)
Metallic paint (O)
Rear center armrest with cupholders (S)
Advanced dual front airbags with Occupant Classification System (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection (S)
Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear Cross-traffic Alert (RCTA) and Lane Change Assist (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Driver and front passenger side-impact airbags (S)
Driver Attention Warning (S)
Driver's blind spot mirror (S)
Driver's knee airbag (S)
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) (S)
Electronic Stability Control (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front and rear side-curtain airbags (S)
Front seatbelt pretensioners and force limiters (S)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) (S)
Rear LATCH (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Remote keyless entry system with alarm (S)
Smart Cruise Control (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire pressure indicator (S)
Traction Control System (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (S)
12V power outlet (S)
7-inch display audio system with high-resolution touchscreen (S)
7-inch LCD instrument cluster (S)
8-inch navigation system with high-resolution touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD Radio/SiriusXM audio system (S)
Android Auto & Apple CarPlay (S)
Blue Link Guidance Package (for 3 years, enrollment required) (S)
Bluetooth hands-free phone system with voice recognition (S)
Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology (S)
Complimentary SiriusXM activation and 3-month trial subscription (S)
Free standard three-year Blue Link services (S)
Infinity Premium Audio with 8 speakers including center channel and subwoofer (S)
Proximity Key entry with push button start (S)
Smartphone/USB and auxiliary input jacks (S)
USB port in center console (charge only) (S)
Wireless device charging (S)
Automatic temperature control with Auto Defogging System (S)
Floor console-mounted rear-seat HVAC vents (S)
Ventilated driver and front passener seats (S)
Heat pump (S)
10-way power driver seat with power lumbar support (S)
6-way driver and front passenger seats with seat height adjustment (S)
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback (S)
Adjustable head restraints for all seating positions (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated rear seats (S)
Integrated Memory System (IMS) for driver seat (S)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Steering-wheel-mounted audio, Bluetooth and cruise controls (S)
Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel (S)
Aero-type wiper design (S)
Chrome beltline molding (S)
Chrome door handles (S)
Door handle approach light (S)
Front passenger window auto-down/up (S)
Front windshield 2-speed intermittent, mist function (S)
Lower door side molding (S)
Power door locks (S)
Power tilt-and-slide sunroof (S)
Power window lock-out button (S)
Power windows with driver's auto-down/up (S)
Premium door sill plates (S)
Rear window defroster (S)
Solar control glass (S)
Sunvisor extensions (S)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink and compass (S)
Dual illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Dual power-folding side mirrors with puddle lamps (S)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Manual-folding bodycolor power side mirrors (S)
Side mirrors with turn-signal indicators (S)
Automatic headlight control (S)
Headlights with Dynamic Bending Light (S)
HID headlights with LED light guide (S)
High Beam Assist (S)
Illuminated ignition (S)
LED Daytime Running Lights (S)
LED interior illumination (S)
LED tail lamps (S)
Rear Spoiler with Integrated LED Brake Light (S)
Leather seating surfaces (S)
Premium cloth seating (S)
2- tier rear cargo floor (S)
Body color bumpers with gloss black accents (S)
Cargo net (O)
Cargo screen (S)
Charge port nozzle lock (S)
Crossbars (O)
Front center console with cup holders, armrest and storage box (S)
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) (O)
High Voltage Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Heater (S)
Luggage net hook (S)
Overhead console with sunglass holder (S)
Rear center arm rest with cup holder (S)
Roof rack ready (mounting points) (O)
Rotary dial transmission gear shift knob (S)
Unique "Eco Electric" hatch emblem (S)
Unique front grille insert (S)
Anti lock Brake System (ABS) (S)
Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) (S)
Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Driver's side knee airbag (S)
Dual front advanced airbags (S)
Dual front seat mounted side airbags (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with auto hold (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear 3 point seat belts (S)
Front seat belt pretensioners (S)
Front seat belt reminder and buckle sensor (S)
Full length side curtain airbags (S)
Height adjustable front seat belt anchors (S)
Hill start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Impact sensing auto door unlock (S)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (S)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) (S)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (S)
Parking Distance Warning Reverse (PDW R) (S)
Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Rear child safety door locks (S)
Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW) (S)
Rear view camera with dynamic guidelines (S)
Rollover sensor (S)
Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go (S&G) (S)
Speed sensing auto door locks (S)
Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) (S)
1 rear USB port (S)
10.25" touchscreen color audio display unit with integrated rear view camera with parking guidance, (S)
12V power outlet (front) (S)
2 front USB ports (1 charging, 1 input) (S)
7" color LCD supervision meter cluster (S)
AM/FM/MP3 audio system (S)
Bluetooth wireless technology with voice recognition (S)
Charge status indicator, 3 level lights on instrument panel (S)
Climate and charging scheduling (S)
Digital clock (S)
Navigation system with EV charging stations (S)
Outside temperature display (S)
Smart Key with Push button start, Smart trunk and panic alarm (S)
8 x speaker surround sound Harman Kardon Premium Audio system with subwoofer and Clari Fi technology (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Trip computer (S)
UVO link infotainment System with smartphone integration (S)
Wireless phone charging (S)
Air conditioning with auto defog and cluster ionizer (S)
Driver only air condition function (S)
Rear heater ducts (under front seats) (S)
6-way manual adjustable driver's seat with 2-way height adjuster (S)
60/40 split folding rear seats (S)
8-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar support and 2-way power height adjust (S)
Front and rear adjustable headrests (S)
Heated front seats (2-levels) (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather wrapped steering wheel (S)
Polyurethane wrapped steering wheel (S)
Steering wheel mounted audio control buttons (S)
Tilt and telescopic steering column (S)
Aero blade type windshield wipers (S)
Body color outside door handles (S)
Door scuff plate (S)
Door waistline and wheel arch molding (S)
Driver's one touch auto up/down and safety (S)
Front and rear door bottle holder (O)
Front passenger seatback pockets (S)
Front variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Matte silver inside door handles (S)
Passenger's one touch auto up/down and safety (S)
Power door locks with two turn entry system (S)
Power front/rear windows (S)
Privacy glass (rear door windows, rear quarter, back lite) (S)
Satin Chrome inside door handles (S)
Side sill and belt line molding (S)
Solar control glass (windshield with shade band, front door windows) (S)
Auto Dimming rear view mirror (S)
Body color outside mirrors with gloss black base (S)
Day and night rear view mirror (S)
Gloss black outside mirrors with gloss black base (S)
Outside mirrors with turn signal indicators (S)
Power adjustable heated outside mirrors (S)
Sunvisor vanity mirrors with covers, and sliding (S)
Cargo light (S)
Charge port light (S)
Fog lights (S)
Front overhead console room lamp (S)
Illuminated sunvisor (S)
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) (S)
LED fog lights (S)
LED headlights with auto light control, leveling and escort function (S)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (O)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (S)
LED positioning headlights (S)
LED turn signal lamps (S)
Rear LED combination lights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Leatherette upper console (S)
Sofino leather seat trim (S)
Woven and Tricot cloth seat trim (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-Hyundai IONIQ Electric has been announced in July 2016 for the 2017 model year and remains almost unchanged until MY 2019.-
 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh