The KIA Soul EV can be bought directly from KIA for around £37545 as standard, excluding any extras and upgrades.
Drivetrain and Performance
The KIA Soul EV is an all-electric, 5 seater Crossover / SUV with Front Wheel Drive and Automatic transmission. It has a top speed of around 104mph and does 0-62 in 7.9 Seconds. It can produce a maximum torque of around 291lb-ft.
Range and Efficiency
The average range you can expect from the KIA Soul EV on a full charge is around 281 Miles and the energy efficiency is around 280 Watt hours per mile (Wh/mi). Both of these figures were calculated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
The range and efficiency you get from the car will vary considerably, depending on a wide variety of factors such as: Driving style, weather, quality of road, traffic, cargo load, passenger load, tyre pressure, use of creature comforts such as air conditioning, heating, music and use of charge sockets.
Battery and Charging
The KIA Soul EV has a battery capacity of 67.1kWh, producing a maximum power output of around 150kW.
The fastest possible charge speed that the KIA Soul EV can utilise from commercial charging stations (DC) is 340mph, whilst the fastest possible charge speed at home using a 7.4Kw charging station (AC) is around 22mph. The amount of power that can be drawn from each charging method equates to 77kW and 7.2kW respectively.
The KIA Soul EV uses a Type 2 charging socket, located at the Front Left of the vehicle.
Dimensions and Luggage Capacity
The KIA Soul EV measures L4195mm x W1800mm x H1605mm in size and has a gross weight of 2180Kg, with an unladen kerbweight of 1757Kg.
It has a wheelbase of L2600mm, with a turning circle of 10.6m.
The KIA Soul EV has a maximum cargo capacity of 1339L and a maximum loading weight of 498Kg.
It can seat up to 5 people, has 5 doors and can carry 100Kg on its roof.
This vehicle has no NCAP safety test data.