01/19/17 ID: 12302

The Soul EV1 is Kia’s first mass-market zero emissions, battery electric vehicle and, for 2017, it’s better than ever. Offered in three trims – Soul EV-e, Soul EV, Soul EV+ (plus), it includes a long list of standard equipment at affordable price points. Several changes offered for the new model year include: a new dark gray 16-inch wheel cover (EV, EV+), new Cloud White exterior color, a rear center armrest and a new EV-e audio head unit that includes standard rear camera display and a five-inch color screen.

Also new for 2017, the fast charge now provides more energy (94% of charge), adding 87 miles in each charge event, and drivers can now set the charge time to end at their convenience. Remote climate logic has also been added to precondition the car when it’s not grid connected, and the new Generation II Pedestrian Warning System alters the sound and frequency of the warning depending on vehicle speed.

UVO eco is the new connectivity and control app system (only on Soul EV and EV+) that offers more features than ever before, including: immediate HVAC control; on-demand vehicle diagnosis, Speed Alert; Curfew Alert; Geo-Fence Alert; Location POI; Google local search; and Trip Info for app and MyUVO.com.


Trim Levels/Pricing – MSRP2 (excludes $895 destination fee):
o   EV-e3: $32,250
o   EV:   $33,950
  EV+: $35,950
• Motor, Battery:
o   A/C Synchronous Permanent Magnet motor: 109 hp/210 lb. ft. torque
o   Battery: 27 kWh Lithium Ion polymer
• Range, Fuel Economy – EPA-est. MPGe: (city/highway/combined)4:
o   eEV, EV, EV+ 93-miles (EPA estimated)
o   eEV, EV, EV+ 120/92/105
• Dimensions (in.):
o   Overall Length: 163
o   Overall Width: 70.9
o   Overall Height: 63
o   Wheelbase: 101.2
o   Max Cargo Capacity: 49.5 cu.-ft.
o   Curb weight: (lbs.): 3,289


1 Soul EV in select markets with limited availability.

2 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer charges.  Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.

3 Soul EV-e available in California only.

4 Based on EPA estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.