2017 KIA Soul EV - Specifications
Brand, model, trim, price
Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.
The name of the manufacturer.
The model name of the electric car.
The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.
Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.
|North America, Europe|
Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.
Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.
The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.
Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.
Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
|Carribean Blue w/Clear White Roof|
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Bright Silver Metallic
Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
|Number of doors|
Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.
|Number of seats|
Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.
The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.
|163.0 in (inches)|
4140 mm (millimeters)
The width of the vehicle without mirrors.
|70.9 in (inches)|
1800 mm (millimeters)
The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.
|62.7 in (inches)|
1593 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.
|101.2 in (inches)|
2570 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.
|62.0 in (inches)|
1576 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.
|62.4 in (inches)|
1585 mm (millimeters)
The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.
|6.3 in (inches)|
160 mm (millimeters)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.
|39.6 in (inches)|
1006 mm (millimeters)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.
|39.5 in (inches)|
1003 mm (millimeters)
|Front shoulder room|
The horizontal distance between the panels of the two front doors.
|55.5 in (inches)|
1410 mm (millimeters)
|Rear shoulder room|
The horizontal distance between the panels of the two rear doors.
|54.7 in (inches)|
1389 mm (millimeters)
|Front hip room|
The width of the front seats of the car, which indicates how much space is available for the driver and passenger on either side of their waists when they sit down.
|53.2 in (inches)|
1351 mm (millimeters)
|Rear hip room|
The width of the seat cushion on the back, which indicates how much space is available for the passengers on either side of their waists.
|49.3 in (inches)|
1252 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.
|40.9 in (inches)|
1039 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.
|36.0 in (inches)|
914 mm (millimeters)
This is the sum of the front and rear passenger volumes. The front passenger volume is calculated by multiplying the front headroom, legroom and shoulder room. The rear passenger volume can be calculated in the same way. If the difference between the shoulder and the hip room is more than 5 inches (125 mm), their average is used for the multiplication.
|2749.0 l (liters)|
97.08 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.75 m3 (cubic meters)
The total volume of the vehicle is the sum of the front and rear volume or the sum of the all available passenger and cargo volume.
|3281.0 l (liters)|
115.87 ft3 (cubic feet)
3.28 m3 (cubic meters)
The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.
|532.0 l (liters)|
18.79 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.53 m3 (cubic meters)
|Maximum trunk volume|
The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.
|1402.0 l (liters)|
49.51 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.40 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.
|3289.3 lb (pounds)|
1492 kg (kilograms)
In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.
|1031.76 lb (pounds)|
468 kg (kilograms)
GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describes the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).
|4321.06 lb (pounds)|
1960 kg (kilograms)
The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.
|0.35 Cd (drag coefficient)|
Additional details related to the electric car's body.
|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)
Information about the model's electric motor and its performance
|Electric motor type|
The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).
|Permanent magnet synchronous|
|Location of the motor|
Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.
The electric motor voltage is related to how fast a motor can run. The voltage-rotational speed relationship is proportional one - the higher the voltage, the higher the speed.
|360 V (volts)|
The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.
|81 kW (kilowatts)|
109.2 hp (mechanical horsepower)
110.7 ps (metric horsepower)
|Maximum power RPM|
The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.
|8000 rpm (revolutions per minute)|
Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.
|285 Nm (newton meters)|
29.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
210.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
|Maximum torque RPM|
Information about the velocity (rotational speed in RPM) at which the electric motor achieves its maximum torque. The velocity can have an exact value or a range at which the torque is in its peak.
|2730 rpm (revolutions per minute)|
Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.
Additional details about the electric motor of this model.
|Input voltage - 240-413 V|
Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.
The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.
|90.1 mph (miles per hour)|
145.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
|Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h|
The time in seconds the electric car needs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.
|11.50 s (seconds)|
|Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph|
The time in seconds the model needs to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.
|11.20 s (seconds)|
Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.
|NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)||131.7 mi / 212.0 km|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||93.2 mi / 150.0 km|
Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||32 kWh/100 mi|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Highway||92 MPGe|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||105 MPGe|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||City||120 MPGe|
Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.
|Type of steering mechanism|
Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.
|Rack and pinion|
|Type of power steering|
Information about the type of power steering used in this model.
Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.
|10.6 m (meters)|
34.78 ft (feet)
The number of full rotations made by the steering wheel from lock to lock (from one extreme end to the other).
Additional details about the steering of the model.
|Steering ratio - 15.7:1|
Information about the transmission of the model.
|Type of transmission|
Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.
|Automatic single-speed reduction gear|
Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).
|Front-wheel drive (FWD)|
The axle ratio a.k.a. final drive ratio of the electric motor. It shows the number of revolutions of the driveshaft needed to spin the axle one complete turn.
Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.
Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.
|Coil springs (helical springs)|
Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Information about the brake system used on this model.
Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.
Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.
Additional details about the brakes of this model.
|Front brakes diameter - 11.8 in|
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in
Information about the rims available for this electric car.
Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.
|Markings||Width||Profile||Diameter||Load index||Speed index|
Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.
The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.
|Type of rechargeable battery|
The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.
The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.
|30.5 kWh (kilowatt hours)|
|Number of cells|
The batteries used by electric cars are usually packs that consist of a certain number of battery cells in different arrangements. Information about the total number of cells in this particular model.
|Number of modules|
Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.
The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.
|360 V (volts)|
In general, energy density shows the energy stored in a certain space per unit volume. In the context of batteries, the energy density is actually the specific energy (energy per unit mass) measured in watt-hours per kilogram (Wh/kg).
|200 Wh/kg (watt-hour per kilogram)|
Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.
|604.95 lb (pounds)|
274.4 kg (kilograms)
The total volume of the battery pack.
|241.0 l (liters)|
8.51 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.
|Under the floor, middle|
Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.
|Minimum ambient temperature|
Manufacturer-specified minimum ambient temperature to which the vehicle should not be exposed for more than 24 hours at a time.
|-35 °C (degrees Celsius)|
-31 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
Additional information about the rechargeable battery of the electric car.
|Usable capacity - 27 kWh|
Battery Ah - 75 Ah
Supposed battery model - NCM 622
A heat pump HVAC system is standard
Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.
|Trickle charging at home||Type 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)||120 V||12 A||1.44 kW|
|ICCB (In-Cable Control Box)||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||230 V||10 A||2.3 kW|
|Normal AC charging||-||230 V||30 A||6.6 kW|
|DC fast charging||Type 4 (IEC 62196-3 AA, CHAdeMO)||400 V||125 A||50 kW|
Onboard charger/Charging port
Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.
|Onboard charger||Type 4 (IEC 62196-3 AA, CHAdeMO)||-||-||Front-middle|
|Onboard charger||Type 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)||6.6 kW||-||Front-middle|
|Onboard charger||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||6.6 kW||-||Front-middle|
Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.
|Type||Battery %||Estimated time (h:m)|
|DC fast charging||0% - 80%||00:29 - 00:33|
|Normal AC charging||0% - 100%||04:38 - 05:00|
|ICCB (In-Cable Control Box)||0% - 100%||11:44 - 13:16|
|Trickle charging at home||0% - 100%||21:11 - 24:00|
A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.
|-||Body color bumpers with color accents||S|
|-||Dual front cup holders||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|
|Safety and assistance||Anti lock Brake System (ABS)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Brake Assist System (BAS)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Dual front advanced airbags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Dual front seat mounted side airbags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Electric Power Steering (EPS)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Electronic Stability Control (ESC)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front and rear 3 point seat belts||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front seat belt pretensioners||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front seat belt reminder||S|
|Safety and assistance||Full length side curtain airbags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Generation II Pedestrian Warning System||S|
|Safety and assistance||Height adjustable front seat belt anchors||S|
|Safety and assistance||Hill start Assist Control (HAC)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Immobilizer||S|
|Safety and assistance||Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Park assist system with front and rear sensors||S|
|Safety and assistance||Rear child safety door locks||S|
|Safety and assistance||Rollover sensor||S|
|Safety and assistance||Tire Mobility Kit (TMK)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||3.5-inch OLED supervision cluster||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||8-inch display with AVN 4.0 navigation||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||AM/FM radio/SIRIUS Satellite Radio||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Bluetooth with voice recognition||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Dual 12V power outlets (front)||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||One luggage 12V power outlet||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Outside temperature display||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Rear camera display||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||SIRIUS Satellite Radio||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Smart key with button start lock system||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||6 x speakers||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||USB/auxiliary input jacks||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||UVO EV Services (5 Year Subscription)||S|
|Heating||Driver only HVAC function||S|
|Heating||Heat Pump HVAC system||S|
|Heating||Rear seat heater ducts (under front seats)||S|
|Seats||6-way manual adjustable driver's seat||S|
|Seats||60/40 split folding rear seat with adjustable rear headrests||S|
|Seats||Heated front seats (2-levels)||S|
|Seats||Heated front seats (3-levels)||S|
|Seats||Heated rear outboard seats (2-levels)||S|
|Seats||Passenger seat side tray||S|
|Seats||Rear-seat adjustable headrests||S|
|Seats||Ventilated front seats (3-levels)||S|
|Steering wheel||Heated steering wheel||S|
|Steering wheel||Leather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob||S|
|Steering wheel||Steering-wheel-mounted audio control buttons||S|
|Steering wheel||Tilt and telescopic steering column||S|
|Doors and windows||Aero windshield wipers||S|
|Doors and windows||Front door speaker lights||O|
|Doors and windows||Panoramic sunroof||O|
|Doors and windows||Power windows with driver's one touch auto down||S|
|Doors and windows||Privacy glass||S|
|Doors and windows||Solar glass: front windows/windshield||S|
|Mirrors||Day/night interior rear view mirror||S|
|Mirrors||Electrochromatic rear view mirror||S|
|Mirrors||Heated outside mirrors||S|
|Mirrors||Outside mirrors with turn signal indicators||S|
|Mirrors||Power folding outside mirrors||S|
|Mirrors||Power outside mirrors||S|
|Lights||Ambient LED interior lights||O|
|Lights||Cargo area illumination||S|
|Lights||Illuminated dual visors vanity mirrors with sliding rod||S|
|Lights||Illuminated glove box||S|
|Lights||Illuminated start button||S|
|Lights||Illuminated, sliding charge port door||S|
|Lights||LED accent lights (above headlamps)||S|
|Lights||LED rear combination lamps||S|
|Lights||Projection fog lights||S|
|Lights||Projection headlamps with auto light control, anti fog and escort function||S|
|Upholstery||Bio based interior materials||S|
|Upholstery||Cloth seat trim||S|
|Upholstery||Leather seat trim||S|
|Upholstery||Leatherette center door trim||S|
|Upholstery||Leatherette cluster housing||S|
|Upholstery||Soft touch dash||S|
|Upholstery||Soft touch front upper door panels||S|
Additional information about this electric vehicle.
Additional details about this electric car, including specifications and features that do not belong to the categories above.
|What'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;