Comparison between:
- 2017 KIA Soul EV
- 2016 KIA Soul EV
- 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2017 KIA Soul EV2016 KIA Soul EV2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)
2017 KIA Soul EV2016 KIA Soul EV2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)
Trim--33 kWhAmbition (SE)
Model year2017201620172020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeEurope
Price---EUR 20,950 (DE, Sep 2019)
GBP 20,455 (UK, Nov 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverCrossoverHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Carbon-fiber
Exterior colorsCarribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Cloud White
Shadow Black
Carribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Shadow Black
Protonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Mineral Grey Metallic
Platinum Silver
Ionic Silver
Candy White
Tornado Red
Sunflower Yellow
Kiwi Green
Deep Pearlescent Black
Crystal Blue
Tungsten Silver
Interior colorsGreyGrey--
Number of doors4455
Number of seats5544
Length163.0 in
4140 mm
163.0 in
4140 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
141.6 in
3597 mm
Width70.9 in
1800 mm
70.9 in
1800 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
Width with mirrors--80.2 in
2037 mm
75.2 in
1910 mm
Height62.7 in
1593 mm
62.7 in
1593 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
95.2 in
2417 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
62.0 in
1576 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
56.2 in
1428 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
62.4 in
1585 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
56.1 in
1424 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
6.3 in
160 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
5.3 in
135 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
Rear headroom39.5 in
1003 mm
39.5 in
1003 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
37.3 in
947 mm
Front shoulder room55.5 in
1410 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
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Rear shoulder room54.7 in
1389 mm
54.7 in
1389 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
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Front hip room53.2 in
1351 mm
53.2 in
1351 mm
-53.9 in
1369 mm
Rear hip room49.3 in
1252 mm
49.3 in
1252 mm
-54.6 in
1388 mm
Front legroom40.9 in
1039 mm
40.9 in
1039 mm
40.5 in
1028 mm
39.7 in
1009 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
36.0 in
914 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
31.2 in
793 mm
Passenger volume2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
2749.0 l
97.08 ft3
2.75 m3
2379.0 l
84.01 ft3
2.38 m3
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Total volume3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
3281.0 l
115.87 ft3
3.28 m3
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Trunk volume532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
532.0 l
18.79 ft3
0.53 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
Maximum trunk volume1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
1402.0 l
49.51 ft3
1.40 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
Curb weight3289.3 lb
1492 kg
3289.3 lb
1492 kg
2744.76 lb
1245 kg
2709.48 lb
1229 kg
Payload1031.76 lb
468 kg
1031.76 lb
468 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
663.59 lb
301 kg
GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
4321.06 lb
1960 kg
3681.72 lb
1670 kg
3373.07 lb
1530 kg
Drag coefficient0.35 Cd0.35 Cd0.29 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional informationOverhand 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)
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)
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
Trunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer--BMWVolkswagen
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontRearFront
Voltage360 V360 V--
Power81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
81 kW
109.2 hp
110.7 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
61 kW
81.8 hp
82.9 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 rpm8000 rpm4800 rpm3000 - 12000 rpm
Torque285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
285 Nm
29.1 kgm
210.2 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
212 Nm
21.6 kgm
156.4 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM2730 rpm2730 rpm--
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modes--Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional informationInput voltage - 240-413 VInput voltage - 240-413 V-Motor weight - 54.1 kg
Hole assembly weight - 70.4 kg

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s11.50 s7.30 s12.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph11.20 s11.20 s--

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 131.7 mi / 212.0 km
EPA: 93.2 mi / 150.0 km
NEDC: 131.7 mi / 212.0 km
EPA: 93.2 mi / 150.0 km
NEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
WLTP: 161.6 mi / 260.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 105 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 120 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 32 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 105 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 120 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 12.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class--A+A+

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
9.8 m
32.15 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.852.85--
Additional informationSteering ratio - 15.7:1Steering ratio - 15.7:1--

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio8.2068.2069.665-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionCoil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscsVentilated discsDrums
Additional informationFront brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
Front brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx166.5Jx165Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
5Jx14
5Jx16

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/60R16 92H205/60R16 92H155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
175/50R20
175/60R19 84Q
165/70R14
185/50R16

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK InnovationSK InnovationSamsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion PolymerLi-Ion PolymerLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity30.5 kWh30.5 kWh33.2 kWh36.8 kWh
Number of cells19219296168
Number of modules888-
Voltage360 V360 V353 V-
Energy density200 Wh/kg200 Wh/kg--
Weight604.95 lb
274.4 kg
604.95 lb
274.4 kg
-546.75 lb
248 kg
Volume241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
241.0 l
8.51 ft3
0.24 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convectionAir convectionWater-based coolant circulation-
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-35 °C
-31 °F
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Additional informationUsable capacity - 27 kWh
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard
Usable capacity - 27 kWh
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard
The net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
Usable capacity - 32.3 kWh
Battery dimensions (w / h / d) - 1.7 x 0.3 x 1.1 m

Charging type

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

Charging typeTrickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 2.3 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Trickle charging at home, 1.44 kW
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box), 2.3 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 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 1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
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Charging time

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

Charging timeDC 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
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
DC fast charging, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 4:30-5:34
Household charging, 14:03-17:24

Additional features

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

Additional featuresBody color bumpers with color accents (S)
Cargo screen (S)
Dual front cup holders (S)
FlexSteer (S)
Luggage net (S)
New audio head unit with rear camera display and 5-inch color screen (S)
New rear center armrest (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)
Generation II Pedestrian Warning System (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)
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)
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)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Front airbags (S)
Front head and thorax airbags (S)
Lane Assist (S)
Remote control lockinh (S)
Move&Fun smartphone docking station (S)
Swing II DAB radio (S)
Climatronic (S)
Three spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Electric front windows (S)
Fog lights (S)
LED DRLs (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationWhat's new for 2017 Kia Soul EV:
New audio head unit with rear camera display and 5-inch color screen;
New rear center armrest;
Exterior paint color: Cloud White;
New dark gray 16-inch wheel cover;
Remote climate logic to precondition the car when it's not grid connected;
UVO eco
the new connectivity and control app system that offers 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;
Fast charge now provides more energy (94% of charge) adding more miles in each charge event and drivers can now set the charge time to end at their convenience;
Generation II Pedestrian Warning System alters the sound and frequency of the warning depending on vehicle speed;
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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