Kia Soul EV 39 kWh

Battery Electric Vehicle

£27,000 *Price from

39.2 kWhUseable Battery

145 mi *Real Range

270 Wh/mi *Efficiency

This electric vehicle is not available yet

Specifications with an * are estimates.

Price from * £27,000

Availability Expected
Expected from * August 2019
Available until -

Lease (BCH) from * £300 pcm

Annual VED £0
Congestion Charge * £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is an estimated On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The price also includes the Plug-In Car Grant of £3500. Leasing indication is based on BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months duration, 10000 annual mileage and excluding maintenance. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

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Real Range Estimation between 100 - 215 mi

City - Cold Weather * 145 mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 100 mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 120 mi
City - Mild Weather * 215 mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 130 mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 165 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 9.6 sec
Top Speed 97 mph
Electric Range * 145 mi
Total Power 100 kW (134 hp)
Total Torque 291 lb-ft
Drive Front

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity * 42.0 kWh
Port Location Front - Left
Charge Port Type 2
Charge Power 7.2 kW AC
Charge Time (0->145 mi) 6h30m
Charge Speed 23 mph
Battery Useable 39.2 kWh
FC Port Location Front - Left
Fastcharge Port CCS
Fastcharge Power 50 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (15->116 mi) 41 min
Fastcharge Speed 140 mph

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 145 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 270 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 150 mpg

WLTP Ratings

Range 172 mi
Rated Consumption 230 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 225 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Rated Fuel Equivalent 173 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 178 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption Estimation between 180 - 390 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather * 270 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 390 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 325 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather * 180 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 300 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 235 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Dimensions and Weight

Length 4195 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1600 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Weight Empty 1593 kg
Cargo Volume 315 L
Cargo Volume Max 1339 L
Towing Weight Unbraked No Data
Towing Weight Braked No Data
Roof Load No Data

Miscellaneous

Seats 5 people
Isofix No Data
Turning Circle 10.6 m
Car Body SUV
Segment Small SUV
Roof Rails Yes

Company Car Tax Indication

BIK Tax Rate 16%
P11D Value from * £30,445
Benefit in Kind (BIK) * £4,871
BIK @ 20% * £81 pcm
BIK @ 40% * £162 pcm
BIK @ 45% * £183 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

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Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 20h15m 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 12h30m 12 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x31A 7.2 kW † 6h30m 23 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW † 12h30m 12 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 230V / 1x31A 7.2 kW † 6h30m 23 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh.

  • Max. Power: maximum charging power the vehicle can use
  • Avg. Power: average charging power over a session from 10% to 80%
  • Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
  • Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%
Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Max. Power Avg. Power Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 40 kW † 41 min 140 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 50 kW † 40 kW † 41 min 140 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 50 kW † 40 kW † 41 min 140 mph
CCS (175 kW DC) 50 kW † 40 kW † 41 min 140 mph

† = Limited by charging capabilities of vehicle

Actual charging rates may differ from data shown due to factors like outside temperature, state of the battery and driving style.

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All about the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh

Pricing

The Kia Soul EV 39 kWh has an estimatedn On The Road Price (OTR) of £30,500. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The Kia Soul EV 39 kWh is eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £3,500. The grant will be applied to the final invoice price of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh is £27,000.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Kia Soul EV 39 kWh is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The maximum power of the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh is 100 kW (134 hp). The maximum torque is 291 lb-ft. The Kia Soul EV 39 kWh is front wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 9.6 seconds. The top speed is 97 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh has an estimated total capacity of 42 kWh. The usable capacity is 39.2 kWh. An estimated range of about 145 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 100 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 215 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 7.2 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 6 hours 30 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 20 hours 15 minutes.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection. The maximum rapid charge power is 50 kW. The battery can't be charged continuously at this power. In an average rapid charge session the average charge power will be around 40 kW. This charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 45 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 100 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Kia Soul EV 39 kWh is about 270 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 150 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 390 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 180 Wh per mile.

CO2 Emission

The Kia Soul EV 39 kWh emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.