Mazda Mazda3 vs. Kia Soul EV

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$21,000
$33,950

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
186 hp
109 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L SKYACTIV
109HP AC Electric Motor

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.1 in.
36 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
39.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.3 in.
101.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
35 ft.

Length

Length
183.5 in.
163 in.

Width

Width
70.7 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3071 lbs.
3289 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
186 hp
109 hp

Torque

Torque
186 ft. lbs.
210 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
31 mpg
109 mpg

City

City
26 mpg
124 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 mpg
93 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda3 Sedan
Kia Soul EV

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Small Station Wagon

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
92.8 ft³.
97.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3071 lbs.
3289 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Electric

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42
8.21

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft.
35 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
11.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.4 in.
11.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
40.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
55.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.6 in.
53.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
39.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.1 in.
36 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.5 in.
54.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
50.9 in.
49.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.3 in.
101.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
183.5 in.
163 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in.
70.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.9 in.
63 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.7 in.
62 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.2 in.
62.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.5 in.
5.9 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Mazda3
Soul EV

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback