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- 2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh
- 2016 KIA Soul EV

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh2016 KIA Soul EV
2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh2016 KIA Soul EV
Model aliase-Soul
Soul Electric
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Trim39 kWh-
Model year20202016
MarketEuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceEUR 33,990 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 37,300 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 36,675 (ES, Jul 2019)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleCrossoverCrossover
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsGravity Grey with Platinum Gold
Cherry Black with Inferno Red
Neptune Blue with Cherry Black
Carribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Shadow Black
Interior colors-Grey
Number of doors54
Number of seats55
Length165.2 in
4195 mm
163.0 in
4140 mm
Width70.9 in
1801 mm
70.9 in
1800 mm
Height63.0 in
1600 mm
62.7 in
1593 mm
Wheelbase102.4 in
2601 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track61.6 in
1565 mm
62.0 in
1576 mm
Rear track62.0 in
1575 mm
62.4 in
1585 mm
Clearance6.1 in
155 mm
6.3 in
160 mm
Front headroom39.9 in
1013 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom38.9 in
988 mm
39.5 in
1003 mm
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1390 mm
54.7 in
1389 mm
Front hip room53.5 in
1359 mm
53.2 in
1351 mm
Rear hip room52.8 in
1341 mm
49.3 in
1252 mm
Front legroom41.1 in
1044 mm
40.9 in
1039 mm
Rear legroom36.5 in
927 mm
36.0 in
914 mm
Passenger volume-2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
Total volume-3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
Trunk volume-532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
Maximum trunk volume-1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
Curb weight3511.96 lb
1593 kg
3289.3 lb
1492 kg
Payload952.4 lb
432 kg
1031.76 lb
468 kg
GVWR4464.36 lb
2025 kg
4321.06 lb
1960 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 Cd0.35 Cd
Additional informationOverhand front/rear - 866 mm (34.1 in.) / 729 mm (28.7 in. )
Approach / departure angle - 16.2 / 29.6 (degrees)
Min VDA trunk volume (rear seats up) - 315 l
Max VDA trunk volume (rear seats down) - 1339 l
Overhand front/rear - 841 mm (33.1 in.) / 729 mm (28.7 in. )
Approach / departure angle - 17.3 / 29.2 (degrees)
Curb weight with sunroof - 1526.8 kg (optional for the + trim only)

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage327 V360 V
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
Maximum power RPM2600 - 8000 rpm8000 rpm
Torque395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM240 rpm2730 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
-
Additional informationSmart regenerative braking operated via paddle shifters.
Four regen braking levels (0 to 3).
Input voltage - 240-413 V

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed96.9 mph
156.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s11.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph9.30 s11.20 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeWLTP: 172.1 mi / 277.0 kmNEDC: 131.7 mi / 212.0 km
EPA: 93.2 mi / 150.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 14.5 kWh/100 kmEPA, CMB: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 105 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 120 MPGe

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.52.85
Additional informationSteering ratio - 12.8:1Steering ratio - 15.7:1

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio8.2068.206

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionShock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Rear suspensionShock absorbers
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscs
Additional informationFront brakes diameter - 12 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Front brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7Jx176.5Jx16

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/55R17205/60R16 92H

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerSK InnovationSK Innovation
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLi-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity39.2 kWh30.5 kWh
Number of cells-192
Number of modules-8
Voltage327 V360 V
Energy density250 Wh/kg200 Wh/kg
Weight-604.95 lb
274.4 kg
Volume-241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-35 °C
-31 °F
Additional informationBattery Ah - 120 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) is optional
Usable capacity - 27 kWh
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeTrickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
Normal AC charging, 7.2 kW
Trickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 2.3 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeDC fast charging 100 kW, 0:24
DC fast charging 50 kW, 0:48
Normal AC charging, 5:34
Trickle charging at home, 27:47
DC fast charging, 0:29-0:33
Normal AC charging, 4:38-5:00
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 11:44-13:16
Trickle charging at home, 21:11-24:00

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional features2-­tier rear cargo floor (S)
Body­color bumpers with gloss­black accents (S)
Cargo net (O)
Cargo screen (S)
Charge port nozzle lock (S)
Crossbars (O)
Front center console with cup holders, armrest and storage box (S)
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) (O)
High Voltage Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Heater (S)
Luggage net hook (S)
Overhead console with sunglass holder (S)
Rear center arm rest with cup holder (S)
Roof rack ready (mounting points) (O)
Rotary dial transmission gear shift knob (S)
Unique "Eco Electric" hatch emblem (S)
Unique front grille insert (S)
Anti­lock Brake System (ABS) (S)
Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) (S)
Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Driver's side knee airbag (S)
Dual front advanced airbags (S)
Dual front seat­mounted side airbags (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with auto hold (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear 3­point seat belts (S)
Front seat­belt pretensioners (S)
Front seat­belt reminder and buckle sensor (S)
Full­length side curtain airbags (S)
Height­adjustable front seat­belt anchors (S)
Hill­start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Impact sensing auto door unlock (S)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (S)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) (S)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (S)
Parking Distance Warning ­ Reverse (PDW­R) (S)
Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Rear child­safety door locks (S)
Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW) (S)
Rear­view camera with dynamic guidelines (S)
Rollover sensor (S)
Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go (S&G) (S)
Speed sensing auto door locks (S)
Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) (S)
Tire­Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) (S)
1 rear USB port (S)
10.25" touchscreen color audio display unit with integrated rear­ view camera with parking guidance, (S)
12V power outlet (front) (S)
2 front USB ports (1 charging, 1 input) (S)
7" color LCD supervision meter cluster (S)
AM/FM/MP3 audio system (S)
Bluetooth wireless technology with voice recognition (S)
Charge status indicator, 3­level lights on instrument panel (S)
Climate and charging scheduling (S)
Digital clock (S)
Navigation system with EV charging stations (S)
Outside temperature display (S)
Smart Key with Push­button start, Smart trunk and panic alarm (S)
8 x speaker surround sound Harman Kardon Premium Audio system with subwoofer and Clari­Fi technology (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Trip computer (S)
UVO link infotainment System with smartphone integration (S)
Wireless phone charging (S)
Air conditioning with auto defog and cluster ionizer (S)
Driver only air condition function (S)
Rear heater ducts (under front seats) (S)
6-­way manual adjustable driver's seat with 2-­way height adjuster (S)
60/40 split­folding rear seats (S)
8­-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2­way power lumbar support and 2­-way power height adjust (S)
Front and rear adjustable headrests (S)
Heated front seats (2-­levels) (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather wrapped steering wheel (S)
Poly­urethane wrapped steering wheel (S)
Steering­wheel­mounted audio control buttons (S)
Tilt and telescopic steering column (S)
Aero­blade type windshield wipers (S)
Body­color outside door handles (S)
Door scuff plate
Door waistline and wheel arch molding (S)
Driver's one­touch auto up/down and safety (S)
Front and rear door bottle holder (O)
Front passenger seatback pockets (S)
Front variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Matte silver inside door handles (S)
Passenger's one­touch auto up/down and safety (S)
Power door locks with two­turn entry system (S)
Power front/rear windows (S)
Privacy glass (rear door windows, rear quarter, back­lite) (S)
Satin Chrome inside door handles (S)
Side sill and belt­line molding (S)
Solar control glass (windshield with shade band, front door windows) (S)
Auto Dimming rear­view mirror (S)
Body­color outside mirrors with gloss­black base (S)
Day and night rear­view mirror (S)
Gloss­black outside mirrors with gloss­black base (S)
Outside mirrors with turn signal indicators (S)
Power adjustable heated outside mirrors (S)
Sunvisor vanity mirrors with covers, and sliding (S)
Cargo light (S)
Charge port light (S)
Fog lights (S)
Front overhead console room lamp (S)
Illuminated sunvisor (S)
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) (S)
LED fog lights (S)
LED headlights with auto light control, leveling and escort function (S)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (S)
LED High Mounted Stop Lamp (O)
LED positioning headlights (S)
LED turn signal lamps (S)
Rear LED combination lights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Leatherette upper console (S)
Sofino leather seat trim (S)
Woven and Tricot cloth seat trim (S)
Body color bumpers with color accents (S)
Cargo screen (S)
Dual front cup holders (S)
FlexSteer (S)
Luggage net (S)
One luggage 12V power outlet (S)
Anti lock Brake System (ABS) (S)
Brake Assist System (BAS) (S)
Dual front advanced airbags (S)
Dual front seat mounted side airbags (S)
Electric Power Steering (EPS) (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear 3 point seat belts (S)
Front seat belt pretensioners (S)
Front seat belt reminder (S)
Full length side curtain airbags (S)
Height adjustable front seat belt anchors (S)
Hill start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (S)
Park assist system with front and rear sensors (S)
Pedestrian Warning System (S)
Rear child safety door locks (S)
Rollover sensor (S)
Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) (S)
3.5-inch OLED supervision cluster (S)
8-inch display with AVN 4.0 navigation (S)
AM/FM radio/SIRIUS Satellite Radio (S)
Bluetooth with voice recognition (S)
Dual 12V power outlets (front) (S)
One luggage 12V power outlet (S)
Outside temperature display (S)
Rear camera display (S)
SIRIUS Satellite Radio (S)
Smart key with button start lock system (S)
6 x speakers (S)
USB/auxiliary input jacks (S)
UVO EV Services (5 Year Subscription) (S)
Driver only HVAC function (S)
Heat Pump HVAC system (S)
Rear seat heater ducts (under front seats) (S)
6-way manual adjustable driver's seat (S)
60/40 split folding rear seat with adjustable rear headrests (S)
Heated front seats (2-levels) (S)
Heated front seats (3-levels) (S)
Heated rear outboard seats (2-levels) (S)
Passenger seat side tray (S)
Rear -seat adjustable headrests (S)
Ventilated front seats (3-levels) (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob (S)
Steering-wheel-mounted audio control buttons (S)
Tilt and telescopic steering column (S)
Aero windshield wipers (S)
Front door speaker lights (O)
Panoramic sunroof (O)
Power windows with driver's one touch auto down (S)
Privacy glass (S)
Solar glass: front windows/windshield (S)
Day/night interior rear view mirror (S)
Electrochromatic rear view mirror (S)
Heated outside mirrors (S)
Outside mirrors with turn signal indicators (S)
Power folding outside mirrors (S)
Power outside mirrors (S)
Ambient LED interior lights (O)
Cargo area illumination (S)
Dome light (S)
Illuminated dual visors vanity mirrors with sliding rod (S)
Illuminated glove box (S)
Illuminated start button (S)
Illuminated, sliding charge port door (S)
LED accent lights (above headlamps) (S)
LED rear combination lamps (S)
Projection fog lights (S)
Projection headlamps with auto light control, anti fog and escort function (S)
Bio based interior materials (S)
Cloth seat trim (S)
Leather seat trim (S)
Leatherette center door trim (S)
Leatherette cluster housing (S)
Soft touch dash (S)
Soft touch front upper door panels (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-What's new for 2016 Kia Soul EV:
A third trim appears;
Nozzle locking function for the onboard charger;
Illuminated AUX/USB port;
Shadow Black and Bright Silver colors;
Sun & Fun Package for the + trim (panoramic sunroof / LED interior lighting / Speaker Lights);
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