2019 KIA Soul EV - Specifications

Top speedAcceleration
SpecificationsDriving rangeEfficiency
Body type: Crossover
Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 163.0 in / 4140 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 62.7 in / 1593 mm
Curb weight: 3320.16 lb / 1506 kg
Electric motor: 81 kW @ 8000 rpm, 285 Nm @ 2730 rpm, Location: Front
Top speed: 90.1 mph / 145.0 km/h
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 11.20 s
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.50 s
Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Battery: 31.8 kWh, Voltage: 375 V

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Brand, model, trim, price

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

Brand

The name of the manufacturer.

KIA
Model

The model name of the electric car.

Soul EV
Model year

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.

2019
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.

Body style

The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.

Crossover
Materials

Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.

Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colors

Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Carribean Blue w/Clear White Roof
Clear White
Shadow Black w/Inferno Red Roof
Titanium Silver
Bright Silver Metallic
Cloud White
Shadow Black
Interior colors

Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Grey
Number of doors

Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.

4
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.

5
Length

The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.

163.0 in (inches)
4140 mm (millimeters)
Width

The width of the vehicle without mirrors.

70.9 in (inches)
1800 mm (millimeters)
Height

The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.

62.7 in (inches)
1593 mm (millimeters)
Wheelbase

The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.

101.2 in (inches)
2570 mm (millimeters)
Front track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.

62.0 in (inches)
1576 mm (millimeters)
Rear track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.

62.4 in (inches)
1585 mm (millimeters)
Clearance

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)
Front headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.

39.6 in (inches)
1006 mm (millimeters)
Rear headroom

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)
Front legroom

The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.

40.9 in (inches)
1039 mm (millimeters)
Rear legroom

The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.

36.0 in (inches)
914 mm (millimeters)
Passenger volume

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)
Total volume

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)
Trunk volume

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

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.

3320.16 lb (pounds)
1506 kg (kilograms)
Payload

In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.

1005.31 lb (pounds)
456 kg (kilograms)
GVWR

GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describeds 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)
Drag coefficient

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 information

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)

Electric motor

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.

Front
Voltage

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)
Power

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

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

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.

Yes
Additional information

Additional details about the electric motor of this model.

Input voltage - 240-413 V

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed

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)

Driving range

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

StandardRange
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)111.0 mi / 178.6 km
WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure)155.3 mi / 250.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

StandardDrivingRating
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined31 kWh/100 mi
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Highway93 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined108 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)City124 MPGe

Steering

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.

Electronic
Turning circle

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)
Lock-to-lock turns

The number of full rotations made by the steering wheel from lock to lock (from one extreme end to the other).

2.85
Additional information

Additional details about the steering of the model.

Steering ratio - 15.7:1

Transmission

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
Drivetrain

Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).

Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio

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.

8.206

Suspension

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

Front suspension

Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.

Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Rear suspension

Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.

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 brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.

Ventilated discs
Rear brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.

Discs
Additional information

Additional details about the brakes of this model.

Front brakes diameter - 11.8 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.1 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterContourOffsetMaterial
6.5Jx166.5J16-0Aluminium

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterLoad indexSpeed index 
205/60R16 92H205601692H

Battery

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

Manufacturer

The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.

SK Innovation
Type of rechargeable battery

The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.

Li-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity

The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.

31.8 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.

200
Number of modules

Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.

8
Voltage

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.

375 V (volts)
Energy density

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).

206 Wh/kg (watt-hour per kilogram)
Weight

Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.

631.49 lb (pounds)
286.44 kg (kilograms)
Volume

The total volume of the battery pack.

241.0 l (liters)
8.51 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
Location

Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.

Under the floor, middle
Cooling

Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.

Air convection
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

Additional information about the rechargeable battery of the electric car.

Usable capacity - 30 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.

TypeInterfaceVoltageCurrentPower
Trickle charging at homeType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)120 V12 A1.44 kW
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box)Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)230 V10 A2.3 kW
Normal AC charging-230 V30 A6.6 kW
DC fast chargingType 4 (IEC 62196-3 AA, CHAdeMO)400 V125 A50 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

NameInterfacePowerCurrentLocation 
Onboard chargerType 4 (IEC 62196-3 AA, CHAdeMO)--Front-middle
Onboard chargerType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)6.6 kW-Front-middle
Onboard chargerType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)6.6 kW-Front-middle

Charging time

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

TypeBattery %Estimated time (h:m)
DC fast charging0% - 80%00:29 - 00:31
Normal AC charging0% - 100%04:38 - 04:50
ICCB (In-Cable Control Box)0% - 100%13:03 - 13:50
Trickle charging at home0% - 100%20:50 - 22:05

Additional features

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

CategoryNameType 
-Body color bumpers with color accentsS
-Cargo screenS
-Center console with storage and armrestS
-Dual front cup holdersS
-Fender with unique thermo plastic olefin with transparent acrylicS
-FlexSteerS
-Luggage netS
-New audio head unit with rear camera display and 5-inch color screenS
-New rear center armrestS
-Overhead console with sunglass holderS
-Satin Chrome inside door handles and inside accentsS
Safety and assistanceAnti lock Brake System (ABS)S
Safety and assistanceBrake Assist System (BAS)S
Safety and assistanceCruise ControlS
Safety and assistanceDual front advanced airbagsS
Safety and assistanceDual front seat mounted side airbagsS
Safety and assistanceElectric Power Steering (EPS)S
Safety and assistanceElectronic Parking Brake (EPB)S
Safety and assistanceElectronic Stability Control (ESC)S
Safety and assistanceFront and rear 3 point seat beltsS
Safety and assistanceFront seat belt pretensionersS
Safety and assistanceFront seat belt reminderS
Safety and assistanceFull length side curtain airbagsS
Safety and assistanceGeneration II Pedestrian Warning SystemS
Safety and assistanceHeight adjustable front seat belt anchorsS
Safety and assistanceHill start Assist Control (HAC)S
Safety and assistanceImmobilizerS
Safety and assistanceImpact sensing auto door unlockS
Safety and assistanceLower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)S
Safety and assistancePark assist system with front and rear sensorsS
Safety and assistanceRear child safety door locksS
Safety and assistanceRollover sensorS
Safety and assistanceSpeed sensing auto door locksS
Safety and assistanceTire Mobility Kit (TMK)S
Safety and assistanceTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)S
Safety and assistanceVehicle Stability Management (VSM)S
Infotainment and connectivity3.5-inch OLED supervision clusterS
Infotainment and connectivity8-inch display with AVN 5.0 navigationS
Infotainment and connectivityAM/FM radio/SIRIUS Satellite RadioS
Infotainment and connectivityBluetooth with voice recognitionS
Infotainment and connectivityDual 12V power outlets (front)S
Infotainment and connectivityOne luggage 12V power outletS
Infotainment and connectivityOutside temperature displayS
Infotainment and connectivityRear camera displayS
Infotainment and connectivitySIRIUS Satellite RadioS
Infotainment and connectivitySmart Key with Push button start, Smart trunk and panic alarmS
Infotainment and connectivity6 x speakersS
Infotainment and connectivityUSB/auxiliary input jacksS
Infotainment and connectivityUVO EV Services (3 Year Subscription)S
Air-conditioningAir conditioning with auto defog and cluster ionizerS
Air-conditioningRear air conditioning ventS
HeatingDriver only HVAC functionS
HeatingHeat Pump HVAC systemS
HeatingRear seat heater ducts (under front seats)S
Seats6-way manual adjustable driver's seat with height adjusterS
Seats60/40 split folding rear seat with adjustable rear headrestsS
SeatsHeated front seats (2-levels)S
SeatsHeated front seats (3-levels)S
SeatsHeated rear outboard seats (2-levels)S
SeatsPassenger seat side trayS
SeatsPower front/rear windowsS
SeatsRear-seat adjustable headrestsS
SeatsVentilated front seats (3-levels)S
Steering wheelHeated steering wheelS
Steering wheelLeather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knobS
Steering wheelSteering-wheel-mounted audio control buttonsS
Steering wheelTilt and telescopic steering columnS
Doors and windowsAero blade type windshield wipersS
Doors and windowsFront door speaker lightsO
Doors and windowsPanoramic sunroof with tilt, sliding and safety functionsO
Doors and windowsPower door locks with two turn entry systemS
Doors and windowsPower windows with driver's one touch auto downS
Doors and windowsPrivacy glass (rear doors window, back lite)S
Doors and windowsSolar control glass (windshield, front and rear doors, rear window)S
MirrorsAuto Dimming rear view mirrorS
MirrorsBody color power adjustable heated outside mirrorsS
MirrorsDay/night interior rear view mirrorS
MirrorsOutside mirrors with one touch triple turn signal indicatorsS
MirrorsPower folding outside mirrorsS
LightsCargo area illuminationS
LightsDome lightS
LightsIlluminated dual visors vanity mirrors with sliding rodS
LightsIlluminated glove boxS
LightsIlluminated start buttonS
LightsIlluminated, sliding charge port doorS
LightsLED cargo lightO
LightsLED High Mounted Stop LampS
LightsLED positioning headlightsS
LightsLED rear combination lampsS
LightsMood lamp (front door speaker and bottle holder)O
LightsOverhead LED room lampsO
LightsProjection fog lightsS
LightsProjection headlamps with auto light control, anti fog and escort functionS
UpholsteryBio based interior materialsS
UpholsteryCloth seat trim with blue stitchingS
UpholsteryDeluxe center door trim (including door armrest garnish and padding)S
UpholsteryDeluxe upper door trimS
UpholsteryLeather seat trim with blue pipingS
UpholsteryLeatherette center door trimS
UpholsteryLeatherette upper consoleS
UpholsterySoft touch dashS
UpholsterySoft touch front upper door panelsS
UpholsteryUnique Gray Stitch (steering wheel, console armrest and cloth seat) and Leather seat trim with blackO
UpholsteryWhite high gloss trim (center fascia panel, transmission gear shift knob cover and indicator panel aS

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information

Additional details about this electric car, including specifications and features that do not belong to the categories above.

What's new for the 2019 Kia Soul EV - AVN 5.0 audio now standard.

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2019 KIA Soul EV

2019 KIA Soul EV

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 163.0 in / 4140 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 62.7 in / 1593 mm
Curb weight: 3320.16 lb / 1506 kg
Electric motor: 81 kW @ 8000 rpm, 285 Nm @ 2730 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 31.8 kWh, Voltage: 375 V