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Compare Tesla Model 3 vs Kia K9 II

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Neoscore
57%
76%
Pros
  • Multi-link suspension all-around
  • Reasonably priced at launch
  • Down to great 3.4s 0-100kph time
  • Excellent 0.23 drag coefficient
  • Superb styling with elegance and sportiness
  • Naturally-aspirated V8 still available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
Cons
  • Questionable exterior design
  • Kia is getting addicted to AWD

Variants

55
Long Range
P50
P75
Performance
Standard Range
3.3 T-GDI
3.3 T-GDI AWD
3.8 GDI
3.8 GDI AWD
5.0 GDI AWD

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
425 L / 15.0 cu-ft
Passengers
5
5
Payload
55454 kg / 1001 lbsLong Range454 kg / 1001 lbsP50454 kg / 1001 lbsP75454 kg / 1001 lbsPerformance449 kg / 990 lbsStandard Range451 kg / 994 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
55Ventilated discs, 320x25 mmLong RangeVentilated discs, 320x25 mmP50Ventilated discsP75Ventilated discsPerformanceVentilated discs, 355x25 mmStandard RangeVentilated discs, 320x25 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
55Ventilated discs, 335x20 mmLong RangeVentilated discs, 335x20 mmP50DiscP75DiscPerformanceVentilated discs, 335x20 mmStandard RangeVentilated discs, 335x20 mm
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double wishb
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
P235/45 R18, P235/40 R19, P235/35 R20, 245/35 ZR20
3.3 T-GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.3 T-GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W5.0 GDI AWD275/40 R19 101W
Turning Circle
11.8 m / 38.7 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
5555.0 kWh (gross)Long Range80.5 kWh (gross)P5050.0 kWh (gross)P7575.0 kWh (gross)Performance80.5 kWh (gross)Standard Range68.3 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door battery-electric Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
140 mm / 5.5 in
Size | Height
1443 mm / 56.8 in
1490 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
4694 mm / 184.8 in
5120 mm / 201.6 in
Size | Width
1850 mm551849 mm / 72.8 inLong Range1849 mm / 72.8 in | 2088 mm / 82.2 in (mirror unfolded) | 1933 mm / 76.1 in (mirror folded)P502088 mm / 82.2 in (mirror unfolded) | 1933 mm / 76.1 in (mirror folded)P752088 mm / 82.2 in (mirror unfolded) | 1933 mm / 76.1 in (mirror folded)Performance1849 mm / 72.8 in | 2088 mm / 82.2 in (mirror unfolded) | 1933 mm / 76.1 in (mirror folded)Standard Range1849 mm / 72.8 in | 2088 mm / 82.2 in (mirror unfolded) | 1933 mm / 76.1 in (mirror folded)
1915 mm / 75.4 in
Track Width | Front
1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
3.3 T-GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.3 T-GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in5.0 GDI AWD1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Track Width | Rear
1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Weight
551685.0 kg / 3714.8 lbsLong Range1726.0 kg / 3805.2 lbsP501610.0 kg / 3549.4 lbsP751730.0 kg / 3814.0 lbsPerformance1856.0 kg / 4091.8 lbsStandard Range1609.0 kg / 3547.2 lbs
3.3 T-GDI2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbs3.3 T-GDI AWD2085.0 kg / 4596.6 lbs3.8 GDI1915.0 kg / 4221.9 lbs3.8 GDI AWD1985.0 kg / 4376.2 lbs5.0 GDI AWD2165.0 kg / 4773.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8.5J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 20
3.3 T-GDI18 in, 19 in3.3 T-GDI AWD18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI AWD18 in, 19 in5.0 GDI AWD19 in
Wheelbase
2875 mm / 113.2 in
3105 mm / 122.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
555.9 secLong Range4.6 secP505.8 secP755.3 secPerformance3.4 secStandard Range5.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
555.6 secLong Range4.4 secP505.5 secP755.0 secPerformance3.2 secStandard Range5.3 sec
CO2 Emission
3.3 T-GDI199 g/km3.3 T-GDI AWD213 g/km3.8 GDI192 ~ 196 g/km3.8 GDI AWD204 ~ 207 g/km5.0 GDI AWD231 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.23
Electric Range
55322 mi / 518 kmLong Range322 mi / 518 kmP50250 mi / 402 km
Fuel Economy
21 mpg3.3 T-GDI11.5 L/100km / 20.5 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)3.3 T-GDI AWD12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (urban) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI AWD11.9 L/100km / 19.8 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (highway)5.0 GDI AWD13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
55209.0 km/h / 129.9 mphLong Range233.0 km/h / 144.8 mphP50209.0 km/h / 129.9 mphP75225.0 km/h / 139.8 mphPerformance261.0 km/h / 162.2 mphStandard Range225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
55Rear-wheel driveLong RangeRear-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveP50Rear-wheel driveP75Rear-wheel drivePerformanceRear-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveStandard RangeRear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel drive
3.3 T-GDIRear-wheel drive3.3 T-GDI AWDAll-wheel drive3.8 GDIRear-wheel drive3.8 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive5.0 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
Engine
3.3 T-GDIG6DH3.3 T-GDI AWDG6DH3.8 GDIG6DJ3.8 GDI AWDG6DJ5.0 GDI AWDG8BE
Engine | Displacement
3.3 T-GDI3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.3 T-GDI AWD3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.8 GDI3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc3.8 GDI AWD3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc5.0 GDI AWD5.0 L / 307.4 cu-in / 5038.0 cc
Engine | Power
55204 hp / 152.1 kWLong Range276 hp / 205.8 kW @ 6700 rpmP50261 hp / 194.6 kWP75261 hp / 194.6 kWPerformance298 hp / 222.2 kW @ 5075 rpmStandard Range325 hp / 242.4 kW @ 5525 rpm
3.3 T-GDI370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD425.0 hp / 316.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
3.3 T-GDI110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.3 T-GDI AWD110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI AWD83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in5.0 GDI AWD84.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Torque
3.3 T-GDI510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.8 GDI397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Type
3.3 T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.3 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine5.0 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Transmission | Gears
1-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2017-07-28552019 ~ 2020Long Range2019 ~ 2020P502017 ~ 2019P752017 ~ 2019Performance2019 ~ 2020Standard Range2019 ~ 2020
2018 ~ 2021
Debut
2018 New York Auto Show
Made In
US: California; China: Shanghai
South Korea
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