2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh - Specifications

Top speedAcceleration
SpecificationsDriving range
Body type: Crossover
Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1801 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3511.96 lb / 1593 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 2600 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 240 rpm, Location: Front
Top speed: 96.9 mph / 156.0 km/h
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 9.30 s
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.60 s
Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Battery: 39.2 kWh, Voltage: 327 V

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Brand, model and trim

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


The name of the manufacturer.


The model name of the electric car.

Soul EV
Model alias

Аlternative names, under which the model is known.

Soul Electric

The code/name that denotes the level of equipment of the EV including exterior and interior features, battery packs, electric motors, etc.

39 kWh
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.


Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.


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.


Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.

Exterior colors

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

Gravity Grey with Platinum Gold
Cherry Black with Inferno Red
Neptune Blue with Cherry Black
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.

165.2 in (inches)
4195 mm (millimeters)

The width of the vehicle without mirrors.

70.9 in (inches)
1801 mm (millimeters)

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

63.0 in (inches)
1600 mm (millimeters)

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

102.4 in (inches)
2601 mm (millimeters)
Front track

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

61.6 in (inches)
1565 mm (millimeters)
Rear track

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

62.0 in (inches)
1575 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.

6.1 in (inches)
155 mm (millimeters)
Front headroom

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

39.9 in (inches)
1013 mm (millimeters)
Rear headroom

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

38.9 in (inches)
988 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)
1390 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.

53.5 in (inches)
1359 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.

52.8 in (inches)
1341 mm (millimeters)
Front legroom

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

41.1 in (inches)
1044 mm (millimeters)
Rear legroom

The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.

36.5 in (inches)
927 mm (millimeters)
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.

3511.96 lb (pounds)
1593 kg (kilograms)

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

952.4 lb (pounds)
432 kg (kilograms)

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).

4464.36 lb (pounds)
2025 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 - 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

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.


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.

327 V (volts)

The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.

100 kW (kilowatts)
134.1 hp (mechanical horsepower)
136.0 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power RPM

The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.

2600 - 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.

395 Nm (newton meters)
40.3 kgm (kilogram meters)
291.3 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.

240 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.

Driving modes

Some manufacturers include software designed driving modes to improve power efficiency and/or range. Information about the available driving modes for this model.

Additional information

Additional details about the electric motor of this model.

Smart regenerative braking operated via paddle shifters.
Four regen braking levels (0 to 3).


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.

96.9 mph (miles per hour)
156.0 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.

9.60 s (seconds)
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph

The time in seconds the model needs to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.

9.30 s (seconds)

Driving range

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

WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure)172.1 mi / 277.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure)Combined14.5 kWh/100 km


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.

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).

Additional information

Additional details about the steering of the model.

Steering ratio - 12.8:1


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)
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.



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.

Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspension

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

Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)


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.

Additional information

Additional details about the brakes of this model.

Front brakes diameter - 12 in
Rear brakes diameter - 11.8 in


Information about the rims available for this electric car.



Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterLoad indexSpeed index 


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


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.

39.2 kWh (kilowatt hours)

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.

327 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).

250 Wh/kg (watt-hour per kilogram)

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.

Water-based coolant circulation
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.

Battery Ah - 120 Ah
Nickel-cobalt-manganese cathode
Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system) is optional

Charging type

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

Trickle charging at homeType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)120 V12 A1.44 kW
Normal AC chargingType 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)240 V30 A7.2 kW
DC fast charging 50 kW---50 kW
DC fast charging 100 kW---100 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard chargerType 1 (IEC 62196-3 CC, CCS1)7.2 kW-Front-middle
Onboard chargerType 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)7.2 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 charging 100 kW0% - 80%00:24
DC fast charging 50 kW0% - 80%00:48
Normal AC charging0% - 100%05:34
Trickle charging at home0% - 100%27:47

Additional features

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

-2-­tier rear cargo floorS
-Body­color bumpers with gloss­black accentsS
-Cargo netO
-Cargo screenS
-Charge port nozzle lockS
-Front center console with cup holders, armrest and storage boxS
-Heat Pump HVAC system (inner condenser heating system)O
-High Voltage Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) HeaterS
-Luggage net hookS
-Overhead console with sunglass holderS
-Rear center arm rest with cup holderS
-Roof rack ready (mounting points)O
-Rotary dial transmission gear shift knobS
-Unique "Eco Electric" hatch emblemS
-Unique front grille insertS
Safety and assistanceAnti­lock Brake System (ABS)S
Safety and assistanceAutonomous Emergency Brake (AEB)S
Safety and assistanceBlind Spot Collision Warning (BCW)S
Safety and assistanceBrake Assist System (BAS)S
Safety and assistanceDriver's side knee airbagS
Safety and assistanceDual front advanced airbagsS
Safety and assistanceDual front seat­mounted side airbagsS
Safety and assistanceElectronic Parking Brake (EPB) with auto holdS
Safety and assistanceElectronic Stability Control (ESC)S
Safety and assistanceFront and rear 3­point seat beltsS
Safety and assistanceFront seat­belt pretensionersS
Safety and assistanceFront seat­belt reminder and buckle sensorS
Safety and assistanceFull­length side curtain airbagsS
Safety and assistanceHeight­adjustable front seat­belt anchorsS
Safety and assistanceHill­start Assist Control (HAC)S
Safety and assistanceImmobilizerS
Safety and assistanceImpact sensing auto door unlockS
Safety and assistanceLane Departure Warning (LDW)S
Safety and assistanceLane Keeping Assist (LKA)S
Safety and assistanceLower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)S
Safety and assistanceParking Distance Warning ­ Reverse (PDW­R)S
Safety and assistancePedestrian Warning SystemS
Safety and assistanceRear child­safety door locksS
Safety and assistanceRear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)S
Safety and assistanceRear­view camera with dynamic guidelinesS
Safety and assistanceRollover sensorS
Safety and assistanceSmart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go (S&G)S
Safety and assistanceSpeed sensing auto door locksS
Safety and assistanceTire Mobility Kit (TMK)S
Safety and assistanceTire­Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)S
Safety and assistanceVehicle Stability Management (VSM)S
Infotainment and connectivity10.25" touchscreen color audio display unit with integrated rear­ view camera with parking guidance,S
Infotainment and connectivity12V power outlet (front)S
Infotainment and connectivity1 rear USB portS
Infotainment and connectivity2 front USB ports (1 charging, 1 input)S
Infotainment and connectivity7" color LCD supervision meter clusterS
Infotainment and connectivityAM/FM/MP3 audio systemS
Infotainment and connectivityBluetooth wireless technology with voice recognitionS
Infotainment and connectivityCharge status indicator, 3­level lights on instrument panelS
Infotainment and connectivityClimate and charging schedulingS
Infotainment and connectivityDigital clockS
Infotainment and connectivityNavigation system with EV charging stationsS
Infotainment and connectivityOutside temperature displayS
Infotainment and connectivitySmart Key with Push­button start, Smart trunk and panic alarmS
Infotainment and connectivity6 x speakersS
Infotainment and connectivity8 x speaker surround sound Harman Kardon Premium Audio system with subwoofer and Clari­Fi technologyS
Infotainment and connectivityTrip computerS
Infotainment and connectivityUVO link infotainment System with smartphone integrationS
Infotainment and connectivityWireless phone chargingS
Air-conditioningAir conditioning with auto defog and cluster ionizerS
Air-conditioningDriver only air condition functionS
HeatingRear heater ducts (under front seats)S
Seats6-­way manual adjustable driver's seat with 2-­way height adjusterS
Seats60/40 split­folding rear seatsS
Seats8­-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2­way power lumbar support and 2­-way power height adjustS
SeatsFront and rear adjustable headrestsS
SeatsHeated front seats (2-­levels)S
Steering wheelHeated steering wheelS
Steering wheelLeather wrapped steering wheelS
Steering wheelPoly­urethane wrapped steering wheelS
Steering wheelSteering­wheel­mounted audio control buttonsS
Steering wheelTilt and telescopic steering columnS
Doors and windowsAero­blade type windshield wipersS
Doors and windowsBody­color outside door handlesS
Doors and windowsDoor scuff plate-
Doors and windowsDoor waistline and wheel arch moldingS
Doors and windowsDriver's one­touch auto up/down and safetyS
Doors and windowsFront and rear door bottle holderO
Doors and windowsFront passenger seatback pocketsS
Doors and windowsFront variable intermittent windshield wipersS
Doors and windowsMatte silver inside door handlesS
Doors and windowsPassenger's one­touch auto up/down and safetyS
Doors and windowsPower door locks with two­turn entry systemS
Doors and windowsPower front/rear windowsS
Doors and windowsPrivacy glass (rear door windows, rear quarter, back­lite)S
Doors and windowsSatin Chrome inside door handlesS
Doors and windowsSide sill and belt­line moldingS
Doors and windowsSolar control glass (windshield with shade band, front door windows)S
MirrorsAuto Dimming rear­view mirrorS
MirrorsBody­color outside mirrors with gloss­black baseS
MirrorsDay and night rear­view mirrorS
MirrorsGloss­black outside mirrors with gloss­black baseS
MirrorsOutside mirrors with turn signal indicatorsS
MirrorsPower adjustable heated outside mirrorsS
MirrorsSunvisor vanity mirrors with covers, and slidingS
LightsCargo lightS
LightsCharge port lightS
LightsFog lightsS
LightsFront overhead console room lampS
LightsIlluminated sunvisorS
LightsLED High Mounted Stop LampS
LightsLED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)S
LightsLED fog lightsS
LightsLED headlights with auto light control, leveling and escort functionS
LightsLED High Mounted Stop LampO
LightsLED positioning headlightsS
LightsLED turn signal lampsS
LightsRear LED combination lightsS
LightsRoom lampS
UpholsteryLeatherette upper consoleS
UpholsterySofino leather seat trimS
UpholsteryWoven and Tricot cloth seat trimS


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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1801 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3511.96 lb / 1593 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 2600 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 240 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 39.2 kWh, Voltage: 327 V