Comparison - Kia Soul EV 2020 - vs - Mini Cooper S E 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
33,795
Updated: 
30 Oct 2019
$
29,900
Updated: 
10 Feb 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
3
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Neptune Blue with Black Roof
#204A95
Clear White with Red Roof
#EEEFEA
Quartz Black with Red Roof
#131210
Color: 
#6B6B75
#D0D1CC
#080A09
#D10C22
#213A24

Electric

Battery: 
Electric 64kWh lithium-ion polymer battery
32.6-kWh
Full Charge Range: 
280mi
110mi
Full Charge Time: 
AC Charge Time (220V) / 31hrs (0% → 100%)-DC Fast Charge Time (100kW) /54mins (0% → 80%)
fast-charged to 80 percent in 35 minutes or—using home AC charging at 7.4 kW—to 100 percent in four hours.
Top Speed: 
104mph
93mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
7.60s
6.90s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Kia Soul EV is a small electric SUV with a roomy cabin and a good amount of standard equipment but other small electric cars can travel further on a single charge.

Pros
Cheap to run
Funky styling
Well-equipped

Cons
Expensive to buy
Limited electric range
Alternatives have bigger boots

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2021 Kia Soul EV leads the battery charge, fashion first.

Pros
Bigger battery pack
Promise of 200-mile-plus range
Savvy new style
Wide-screen infotainment and displays

Cons
Where will you be able to buy one?
Charge specs TBD

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Kia Soul's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Subcompact SUVs category. It was the winner of our 2020 Best Subcompact SUV for the Money award and the winner of our 2019 Best New Cars for Teens award. Currently the Kia Soul has a score of 8.5 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Large cargo capacity
User-friendly tech features
Comfortable, roomy seats

Cons
Middling interior quality
Rivals are more athletic

By: 
usnews.com

For drivers who want their retro British hatchback with modern-day electric driving range, the 2020 Mini Cooper S E is a car worth waiting for. The EV shares its shape with the iconic two-door Mini Cooper Hardtop and should be just as spunky. Look for the Cooper S E to go on sale in early 2020.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Mini Cooper is a fun and funky small hatchback that trades practicality and value for character and quality.

Pros
Playful like a puppy
German-backed quality
British character
Loads of customizable options

Cons
Limited interior space
Gets expensive fast
Overly kitschy to many
Cramped cargo space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Engine type: 
Electric

Engine and Performance

Torque: 
291ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
Horsepower: 
203hp
at 8 000rpm
181hp

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Charging Indicator on Dashboard
Regenerative Braking Level Controlled by Paddle Shift Mounted on Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
165.20in
Width: 
70.90in
Height: 
63.00in
Front Track: 
61.60in
Rear Track: 
62.00in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
47.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.00cu.ft

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Seatback Pocket (Front Passenger)
Front & Rear Door Storage
Driver's Seat Height Adjuster
Heated Front Seats
8-way Driver's Power Adjustable Seat (Sliding, Reclining, Height Adjustment)
Heated Front Seats
Driver's Seat Power Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
60:40 Split Folding 2nd Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Duct
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Macpherson Strut
Rear Suspension: 
Multi link

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Single Automatic Air Conditioning (With Driver Only Function)
Sunvisors with Vanity Mirror Illumination (Driver & Front Passenger)

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
10.25” color touch screen display
8” Head-Up Display (HUD)
7” TFT cluster display
UVO link connectivity system for remote services
Harman Kardon® Premium Audio
Wireless Smartphone Charger
10-speaker

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Designer Collection with new two-tone colorways
Aerodynamic enhancements such as a full flat underbody tray, Active Air Flap, and aero wheel design
New LED headlights and fog lights
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17"
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
no
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW)
Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
Lane Change Assist (LCA)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
Parking Distance Warning-Reverse (PDW-R)
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
All-round 3-point Seatbelts
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlocking
Locking Wheel Nuts