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Comparison of Upcoming Renault Zoe vs Kia Soul EV’s – Specifications, Price and Features

All about Upcoming Renault Zoe vs Kia Soul EVs ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

Renault has unveiled the Zoe electric vehicle (EV) in India at Auto Expo 2020. Renault could launch the Zoe in India in late 2021. It is likely to be priced upwards of Rs 14 lakh at launch. Like Hyundai and MG, Renault has decided to understand experiment with an imported EV first and then move to locally manufactured EVs in India. The report says that the company is already testing the it the country to adapt it to the local weather and road conditions and get an understanding of the range.

Another Side, Kia Motors also planning to launch its electric car in the future very soon. Kia already gained very popularity by the Seltos sales records in the market, now company also wants grab the electric car share as well. Every car maker company’s ready with the launch of their electric cars range, Kia already showcased of its cars range in Auto Expo 2020. Kia said that it will be budget friendly boxy style car for family purpose.

Car Name Riding Range Ex-showroom Price Delhi
Renault Zoe 350-400 km/charge Rs. 14-16 lakh.
Kia Soul EV 250-350 km/charge Rs. 12-15 lakh.

Renault Zoe vs Kia Soul EV – Specifications:

Name of the Car Renault Zoe Kia Soul EV
Engine Specifications
Engine Type Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)
Battery Type 40 kWh, Lithium Ion Polymer, Battery 39.2 kWh, Li-polymer Battery
Motor Type Synchronous Electric Motor Rotter Coil 1 Permanent magnet synchronous
Max. Power 135 PS 110 bhp @ 8,000 rpm
Max. Torque 245 Nm 285 Nm @ 2,730 rpm
Transmission Type Single Speed Automatic Automatic
Fuel Type Electric Electric
Battery Charging 9.5 Hrs @ 400 Volt, 1 Hr 10 Mins. to 0-80 percent DC Fast Charging 9 Hrs @ 360 Volt, 1 hr 15 mins. To 0-80 percent DC Fast Charging
Braking System
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Drum
Wheel Type Alloy Alloy
Steering Type Power assisted (Electric) Power assisted (Electric)
ABS Yes Yes
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut Coil springs Shock (helical springs) absorbers MacPherson strut Independent
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam with Spring Coil Semi-independent Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar) Coil springs (helical springs) Shock absorbers
Wheel and Tyres
Front Tyre 195 / 65 R16 205 / 60 R16 92H
Rear Tyre 195 / 65 R16 205 / 60 R16 92H
Wheel Size Front: 16-inch, Rear: 16-inch Front: 16-inch, Rear: 16-inch
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Overall Length 4,084 mm 4,195 mm
Overall Width 1,730 mm 1,800 mm
Overall Height 1,562 mm 1605 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm 149 mm
Wheelbase 2588 mm 2,600 mm
Kerb Weight 1468 kg 1506 kg
Airbags 6-Airbags 6-Airbags
Central Lock Yes (keyless) Yes (keyless)
Child Safety Lock Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Yes Yes
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner Automatic Climate Control Automatic Climate Control
Heater Yes Yes
Park Assist Reverse Camera with Guidance Reverse Camera with Guidance
Parking Sensors Rear Rear
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Keyless start/stop Button Yes Yes
Top Speed 210 kmph 145 kmph
0-100 kmph 9.5 seconds 12.5 seconds
Colors – Glacier White
– Arctic White
– Energy Blue
– Neptune Grey
– Azure Blue
– Calico Grey
– Diamond Black
– Cherry Red
– Gravity Gray
– Mars Orange
– Snow White Pearl
– Sparkling Silver
– Neon Green

Verdict :-  After Checking all details of both electric cars about engine, features and Price it is very difficult to decide or choose any one from these because both are superb on road conditions apart from any other electric cars but if you are looking some classic feature rich car then Renault Zoe would be your choice or If you are looking some power full or power packed performance can then you can buy Kia Soul EV otherwise in our journey both electric cars are worth to buy, Apart from look wise Renault Zoe is looks more premium over the Kia Soul so choice is yours.

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Last modified: June 30, 2020