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Comparison of Upcoming Electric Cars Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV – Specifications, Price and Features



All about Upcoming Electric Cars Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Riding Range ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

The first electric car from Kia is the Kia Soul EV was showcased at the Auto Expo 2020 and is expected to launch in India. The Soul is one of the most popular Kia cars, especially in the North American market. Talking about its electric version, the Soul EV shares its underpinnings with the Hyundai Kona electric, and hence making it easier to bring the car to the Indian market.

Another side, Currently, Mahindra & Mahindra is working on bringing a fully electric version of the XUV300 sub-4m SUV, which will directly rival the Tata Nexon EV and Kia Soul in the Indian market. Although, we expect the XUV300 Electric to be launched only by the end of next year. The XUV300 Electric could be priced around the Rs 15 lakh mark.

Expected Launch Dates:
Kia Soul EV Mahindra eXUV300 Electric SUV
Dec, 2020 2nd half of, 2021

Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV – Design

Kia Motors is prepping for its India debut by 2020 and while the carmaker previewed a host of vehicles at the Auto Expo this year. From the Outside, Kia Soul EV has a boxy silhouette and features Kia’s signature tiger nose grille in front which also houses the charging port. Additionally, the front sports upswept, wraparound dual-barrel projector headlamps. The rear is highlighted by a large privacy glass on the rear windshield and LED tail-lamps. Cladding on the body is in line with its crossover-ish looks. The Kia Soul EV images show it boxy semblance and rugged looks.

Mahindra e-XUV300. The fully-electric iteration of the Mahindra sub-compact SUV is the brand’s first model to feature the battery cells developed by LG Chem expressly for use in India. The new Mahindra eXUV300 looks similar to the subcompact SUV that is currently on sale in the country. However, it gets the new Mahindra Electric grille with the X motif that will remain standard across all the electric cars we will see from the brand in the future. The newly launched eKUV100 also gets the same grille at the front. In addition, expect to see a number of changes

Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV – Specifications

Car Name Kia Soul EV Mahindra eXUV300 SUV
Engine
Battery Type 39.2 kWh, Li-polymer Battery 40kWh lithium-ion battery pack
Capacity 4-persons 4-5 persons
Voltage 360 Voltage 350-Voltage
Motor Type 1 Permanent magnet synchronous Permanent magnet synchronous  motor
Max. Power 110 bhp @ 8,000 rpm 109 bhp @ 5000 rpm
Max. Torque 285 Nm @ 2,730 rpm 200 Nm @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
No. of Gears Single-speed Automatic Single-speed
Braking System
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Drum Drum
Anti-lock Braking System Yes Yes
Suspensions
Front Suspension Coil springs Shock (helical springs) absorbers MacPherson strut Independent Mac-Pherson Strut with anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension Semi-independent Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar) Coil springs (helical springs) Shock absorbers Twist beam suspension with coil spring
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 205 / 60 R16 92H 205/65 R16
Rear Tyre 205 / 60 R16 92H 205/65 R16
Front Tyre Size 16-inch 16-inch
Rear Tyre Size 16-inch 16-inch
Wheel Type Alloy Alloy
Tubeless Tyres Yes Yes
Dimensions
Overall Length 4,195 mm 3,995 mm
Overall Width 1,800 mm 1,821 mm
Overall Height 1,605 mm 1,627 mm
Wheelbase 2,600 mm 2,600 mm
Ground Clearance 149 mm 180 mm
Kerb Weight 1,506 kg 1,305 kg
Performance
Top Speed 145 kmph 145 kmph
Riding Range (in full charge) 250-350 Km 200-340 km
Charging Time 8-9 hours 7-8 hours
DC Fast Charge Options 0-80% in 75 min. 0-80% in just 50 mins.

Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV – Features

Standard Features
Kia Soul EV Mahindra eXUV300 SUV
– 10.25-inch Touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto and AppleCarplay Support
– Digital Instrument Cluster
– Harmon Cardom Sound System
– LED DRLs Auto-headlamps
– Air-conditioning Climate Control
– Ventilated Seats
– Lether feal upholstery
– Power Window & Central Locking
– KeyLess Entry
– Maps Navigation
– 4-drive modes (Eco, Eco+, Comfert and Sport Drive)
– 7.0-inch Touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity
– Smart Phone Connectivity
– Voice Control
– Multi-function Steering Wheel
– Front and Rear Ventilated Seats
– USB for External Audio Interface
– Navigation System
– Fully LED headlights with C-shape DRL
– LED Tail-light
– Wireless smartphone charger
Safety Features
– Seven Air-bag
– ABS with EBD
– Rear Parking Sensor
– Rear Parking Assist with camera
– Traction control with EPS
– Hill Start Assist
– Forward Coligen Warning
– Driver Attension Warning
– Bling Spot Detection System
– Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
– Six Air-bag
– ABS with EBD
– ISOFIX child seat
– Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
– Reverse camera with guidance
– Rear Parking Sensor
– Cruise Control
– Child Door Lock
– Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV – Colour

Kia Soul EV Mahindra eXUV300 SUV
– Cherry Red
– Gravity Grey
– Mars Orange
– Snow White Pearl
– Sparkling Silver
– Neon Green
– Perl White
– Sun Burst Orange
– Red Rage
– Aquamarine

Kia Soul EV vs Mahindra eXUV300 SUV – Price (Expected)

Car Name Kia Soul EV Mahindra eXUV300 SUV
Ex-showroom Price, Delhi INR 12.0 – 15.0 lakh. INR 15–17 lakh.


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