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Here's how the 2017 BMW i3 and the 2017 Kia Soul EV measure up.
60 Ah
$42,400
Starting MSRP
EV-e Auto
$32,250
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

170.0-hp, 39.5-liter, Electric Motor(Electric Fuel System)

109.0-hp, -liter, Electric Motor(Electric Fuel System)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
157" length, 62" height 163" length, 63" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Tera Dalbergia Brown

Mega Carum Spice Gray

Giga Cassia / Spice Gray

Gray 2-Tone

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Transmissions

Transmissions

1-Speed A/T

A/T

1-Speed A/T

A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Small Station Wagons -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Size
19 X 5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
19 X 5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Displacement
N/A N/A -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4800 109 @ 8000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 210 @ 2730 -
Engine Type
Electric Electric -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
111 92 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
124 105 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
137 120 -
Cruising Range - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11.8 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11.1 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.3 ft 35 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P155/70R19 P205/60HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Front Tire Size
P155/70R19 P205/60HR16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2866 lbs 3289 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
N/A 97.1 ft³ -
Height, Overall
62 in 63 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70 in 70.9 in -
Wheelbase
101 in 101.2 in -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 39.6 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.9 in -
Second Leg Room
31.9 in 36 in -
Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in 55.5 in -
Length, Overall
157 in 163 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.1 ft³ 18.8 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
61.9 in 62 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³ 49.5 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
N/A 49.3 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
- N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
62 in 62.4 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Second Head Room
37.2 in 39.5 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A 53.2 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
- N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
49.2 in 54.7 in -
Front Leg Room
40.5 in 40.9 in -

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