The 2015 Kia Soul EV utilizes an electric motor, which is powered by a 27-kilowatt-hour lithium ion battery. The Soul EV's motor works to generate 109 horsepower, and 210 pounds-feet of torque, giving the efficient Soul EV a great zippy-ness during your drive around town. According to Kia, the Soul EV will be able to hit 62 miles per hour within 11.2 seconds, which is one of the best times found in the electric wagon and compact SUV segment.
To charge the Soul EV, there are a few options. When utilizing a 240-volt outlet, the battery will charge in under five hours. Other options for recharging your Soul EV is to use a 120-volt outlet, or a convenient DC fast-charge station. With a full charge, the Soul EV can produce a 92 mile drive range.
When it hits the market, the Soul EV will be available in base and Soul+ trim levels. The base models come equipped with impressive standard features, like a rearview camera, navigation, Bluetooth, as well as a free five-year subscription to Uvo eServices. The Uvo eServices comes with a great suite of applications which are linked to your smartphone, including data services, and Sirius/XM traffic.
On the exterior, the Soul EV will boast a unique grille design, three unique dual-color schemes, LED lighting to distinguish it from the regular model, and 16-inch wheels.
Standard interior options found within the Soul EV include a bright white accent trim, as well as interior plastic which has been developed from bio materials, like corn and sugar cane, to further enforce the Soul EV's commitment to creating an environmentally friendly vehicle in every regard.
There are a number of stand-alone options found in the Soul EV, including beautiful leather upholstery, and an impressive range-maximizing heat pump for the climate control system. This system is sophisticated, and the unit can produce either cool or hot air only to the driver; additionally, drivers can also schedule the unit to cool or heat the cabin when the Soul EV is connected to a charging cable.
There is an impressive number of safety and security features found in the Kia Soul EV, including standard dusk sensing headlamps, front and rear head airbags, child seat anchors, passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, a backup camera, and turn signal mirrors. Additional features that Kia has made available include Emergency Service, Airbag Deployment Notification, and more.
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Learn more about this model on the Official Kia Soul EV Website.