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Compare Kia Soul 3 [1.6 GDI DCT] vs Renault Megane E-Tech Electric [EV40]

Reviews

Neo score
17%
21%
Pros
  • Cheap to purchase
  • Up to 470km electric range
  • Decent styling
Cons
  • Poor performance
  • No powerful engine options
  • Poor handling
  • Low build quality
  • Can't even reach 200km/h
  • No powerful engine options
  • BEV crossover nonsense

Price

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Variants

1.6 GDI DCT
2.0 MPI
2.0 MPI CVT
e-Soul 39.2 kWh
e-Soul 67 kWh
EV40
EV60

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
529 L / 18.7 cu-ft ~ 1758 L / 62.1 cu-ft
440 L / 15.5 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
54.0 L / 14.3 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
483 kg / 1065 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 305 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc, 284 mm
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
16.2 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
29.6 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Semi-independent, Torsion
Semi-independent
Tire Size
235/45 R18
Turning Circle
10.6 m / 34.8 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
42.0 kWh (gross) | 39.2 kWh (net)
40.0 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-polymer
Battery | Voltage
327.0 V
Body Style
5-door Crossover
5-door battery-electric SUV

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
170 mm / 6.7 in
Size | Height
1600 mm / 63.0 in
1500 mm / 59.1 in
Size | Length
4196 mm / 165.2 in
4210 mm / 165.7 in
Size | Width
1801 mm / 70.9 in
1780 mm / 70.1 in
Track Width | Front
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1585.0 mm / 62.4 in
Weight
1377.0 kg / 3035.8 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2601 mm / 102.4 in
2700 mm / 106.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.9 sec
7.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.4 sec
7.0 sec
Braking | 100 km/h - 0
42.0 m / 137.8 ft
Electric Range
300.0 km / 186.4 mi
Fuel Economy
8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
155.0 km/h / 96.3 mph
160.0 km/h / 99.4 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Engine | Bore
77.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6 L / 97.1 cu-in / 1591.0 cc
Engine | Power
201.0 hp / 149.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
130 hp / 96.9 kW
Engine | Specific Output
126.3 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
85.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
1-speed
Transmission | Type
Double clutch transmission (DCT)
Automatic

Production

Availability
2020
2021
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