Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 -
This car is not available in the US, but you can still compare it with other cars

Trims

Currently Produced
Standard Range (2020) Long Range (2020)
Discontinued

Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

Technical Specifications of Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 -
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)
Produced
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
No Data
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
171 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
26.8 kWh 268 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
42 kWh 39.2 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
7.2 kW 44 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 2
CCS Type 2 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
FWD: PMSM
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
100 kW (134 hp) 291 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
9.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
97 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
165.2 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)
63.2 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
102.4 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
3549 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
11.1 ft3 47.3 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 02, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

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Charging Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

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Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
May 02, 2024
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About Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020)

The Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) is an all-electric front-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2020 replacing the older Kia Soul EV 2017. The car is not available on the US market.

The Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) has a 42 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 146 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 26.8 kWh per 100 miles (or 268 Wh/mile) — ranked №566 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 9.5 seconds (ranked №532 out of 662 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 97 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 100 kW (134 hp) of power and 291 lb-ft of torque.

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

Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 131–161 miles, placing it at №566 among 662 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

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

The Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) in the USA is equipped with a CCS Type 2 charging port. You can charge it conveniently at home using a standard outlet, or utilize any public AC charging station with the appropriate cable. However, the car's built-in charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging speed to 7.2 kW, which translates to roughly 24 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) supports a maximum DC charging rate of 44 kW, but it's important to note that battery temperature and current charge level can affect the actual charging speed you'll experience.

To estimate charging time, rate, and cost, you can use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

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

Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020) comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 165.2 in
  • Width: N/A in (including side mirrors) or 70.9 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 63.2 in
  • Wheelbase: 102.4 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3549 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Behind the rear seats of the Kia Soul EV Standard Range (2020), you'll find 11.1 cubic feet of storage space (ranked №543 out of 662 electric vehicles).

Folding down the rear seats expands the total cargo capacity to 47.3 cubic feet (ranked №318 out of 662 electric vehicles).

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

3.1

Design

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3.0

Performance

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2.9

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