KIA Soul EV Electric Car 81.4kW Auto

  • OTR £25,495
  • Including OLEV grant (Category 1)
  • Electric, Crossover
  • Electric drive-train, 5 door
RANGE
132 miles
RAPID
DC ✓
NGC Rating
34
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KIA Soul EV review

NGC verdict 06.05.2016

Kia has big plans for an electrified future but you can get a glimpse of it already with the Soul EV. The compact crossover is striking and grabs attention as you drive, despite looking almost exactly the same as its conventionally-powered stablemates. The same can be said for the interior, and it is under the bonnet where you will get clues as to how the Soul EV is powered. Next Green Car had one on test for a couple of weeks to find out what the Soul EV is like to live with.

Review by Chris Lilly

Review by Chris Lilly

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Range &
Charging

Range
132 miles
106 miles
Real-world
Std charge
4+ hours
30 mins
Rapid charge
Real kWh
25 kWh/
100km
Electricity price
14 p/kWh

Vehicle
Emissions

Official CO2
0 g/km
Tailpipe only
Euro Std
N/A
NOx:0 mg/km
PM:0 mg/km
NGC Ratings
39GHG
AQ26
0 least polluting

Vehicle
Taxation

First Year
£0 17/18
Reg from 01/04/17
Standard
£0 17/18
Reg from 01/04/17
BIK rate
9% 17/18
13% (18/19)
16% (19/)

KIA Soul EV Electric Car 81.4kW Auto key information

  • Practicality
    5 door, 5 seats
  • Electric Motor
    81.4 kW
  • Transmission
    Automatic
  • Engine Power
    109 HP / 111 PS
  • Acceleration 0-60
    10.8 seconds
  • Top Speed
    90 mph / 145 kph
  • NCAP Safety Rating
  • Congestion Charge
    100% Discount ULED
  • Vehicle Inlets
    Type 1, CHAdeMO
  • Eligible for OLEV grant
    Yes

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Date Updated:23rd Nov 2017

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