First Drive – 2015 Kia Soul EV

Once again Kia had released their newest model of their vehicle. It seems Kia want to hit top-seller car for next year. They are ready with two compact and sedan car, Sedona and K900. For this electric car, they announced 2015 Kia Soul EV. It comes with gentler wedge shape than the second-generation Soul.

 

2015 kia soul ev hamster commercial

2015 kia soul ev hamster commercial

You can see it on its roofline which is more tapered than before. The price starts from $26,200 as base or standard version. There are three distinctive color which offered by Kia, first is combination of white and blue, second is the vice versa and last is silver and white. Now, we are going to see the specifications of 2015 Kia Soul EV.

2015 kia soul ev lease

2015 kia soul ev lease

 

Designs

2015 Kia Soul EV has 16-inch of alloy wheels with super low rolling resistances tires. Larger grille was implemented by Kia in order to become charging port. You are able to charge your power in front of your car.

 

2015 kia soul ev review (4)

2015 kia soul ev review (4)

Perhaps it will be more difficult for you to plug charger because it is in the front, however Kia still confidence with this new features of an electric car. High-quality materials are ready to use inside 2015 Soul EV. The upholstery has some combinations of gray and blue cloth. This car is able to carry 24.2 cubic with unfolded seats which similar value of more expensive crossovers.

 

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2015 kia soul ev review (8)

Under the Hood

If we talked about Kia’s powertrain, we cannot expect more speed for an electric car. Kia has set 81.4 Kw of electric motor under the hood of 2015 Soul EV. The powertrain pumps out 109 horsepower and 210 pound feet of torque.

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2015 kia soul ev review (11)

 

It reached 0-62 mph in 12 seconds. These results are standard for an electric car because it was not powered by conventional fuel such as gasoline. The top speed noted at 90 mph. The charge’s time is about 24 hours for fully charged battery.

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2015 kia soul ev review (14)

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2015 kia soul ev review (18)

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2015 kia soul ev review (23)

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2015 kia soul ev review (27)

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2015 kia soul ev review (28)

 

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