Kia Soul EV 2014

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2014 - 2017
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$7,777
In 2017 this car was replaced by: Kia Soul EV 2017

Trims

Discontinued
2014 2017

Kia Soul EV 2014

Technical Specifications of Kia Soul EV 2014

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2014 - 2017
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
South Korea
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Kia Soul EV 2014

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
93 mi
Range NEDC
Range according to NEDC ratings. NEDC is an old standard, replaced by WLTP after September 2018.
132 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
28.1 kWh 281 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
30.5 kWh 27 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
6.6 kW 50 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CHAdeMO Type 1 (J1772)
CHAdeMO charge port Type 1 (J1772) charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Which wheels are powered (all, rear, or front) by the electric motor(s)
FWD
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
81 kW (109 hp) 210 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
10.8 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
90 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
163 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
No Data 70.9 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
62.7 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
101.2 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
3289 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
9.9 ft3 31.5 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
May 01, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Kia Soul EV 2014

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  • Dark green area: One-way
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Charging Kia Soul EV 2014

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
May 01, 2024
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About Kia Soul EV 2014

The Kia Soul EV 2014 is an all-electric front-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2014. Kia stopped making the 2014 in 2017 and replaced it with the Kia Soul EV 2017. You can still find Kia Soul EV 2014 on the used car market, with prices starting around $7,777.

The Kia Soul EV 2014 has a 30.5 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 96 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 28.1 kWh per 100 miles (or 281 Wh/mile) — ranked №610 out of 647 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Kia Soul EV 2014 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 10.8 seconds (ranked №537 out of 647 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 90 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 81 kW (109 hp) of power and 210 lb-ft of torque.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

The estimated How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? for Kia Soul EV 2014 falls between 86–106 miles, ranking it №610 out of 647 electric vehicles. Several conditions can influence this range:

  • Speed: The battery drains faster at higher speeds.
  • Temperature: Extreme temperatures can impact range.
  • Terrain: Range is reduced on hilly or mountainous terrain.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving behaviors, such as frequent acceleration and braking, decrease efficiency.
  • Feature utilization: Climate control and media system usage also affect range.

These figures are approximations, and your actual driving range may vary. When planning trips, consider these factors and be prepared for potential charging stops.

For trip planning assistance, utilize the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

In the USA Kia Soul EV 2014 has a CHAdeMO charge port.

  • You can charge it at home using a standard domestic socket or plug into any public AC charging station using the right cable. Keep in mind that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 6.6 kW, which translates to approximately 21 miles of range added per hour of charging.
  • For quicker charging, consider using a compatible DC fast-charging station. The car boasts a maximum charging rate of 50 kW, but remember that battery temperature and charge level can influence the actual speed you'll experience.

Estimate charging time, rate and cost using Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Kia Soul EV 2014:

  • Length: 163 in
  • Width: N/A in (including side mirrors) or 70.9 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 62.7 in
  • Wheelbase: 101.2 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3289 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Kia Soul EV 2014 cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 9.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №543 out of 647 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 31.5 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №473 out of 647 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Ratings

3.2

Design

based on 38 votes
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2.9

Performance

based on 79 votes
Rate Performance
3.2

Desirability

based on 62 votes
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Safety Ratings

NCAP safety rating
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EPA
NEDC
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0-60 mph
Torque
Power
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