Kia Soul EV Long 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 Long Range (2020)

Technical Specifications of Kia Soul EV Long 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 Long Range (2020)

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
243 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
281 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
26.6 kWh 266 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
67.5 kWh 64 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 77 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
150 kW (201 hp) 291 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
7.6 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
104 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
3876 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 Long Range (2020)

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Charging Kia Soul EV Long 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 Long Range (2020)

The Kia Soul EV Long Range (2020) is an all-electric front-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2020 replacing the older Kia Niro EV Standard Range (2018). The car is not available on the US market.

The Kia Soul EV Long Range (2020) has a 67.5 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 241 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 26.6 kWh per 100 miles (or 266 Wh/mile) — ranked №340 out of 667 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Kia Soul EV Long Range (2020) is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 150 kW (201 hp) of power and 291 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 7.6 seconds (ranked №440 out of 667 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 104 mph.

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

Kia Soul EV Long Range (2020) achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 217–265 miles, placing it at №340 among 667 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 Long Range (2020) in the USA comes with a CCS Type 2 charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 7.2 kW, resulting in approximately 24 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 77 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

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

Kia Soul EV Long 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: 3876 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the Kia Soul EV Long Range (2020) provides 11.1 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №548 out of 667 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 47.3 cubic feet (ranked №548 out of 667 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

3.5

Design

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3.5

Performance

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3.7

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