All About the 2016 Kia Soul EV in Surrey
Applewood Kia Surrey is delighted to introduce to you the Kia Soul EV, a pure-electric Kia as efficient as it is fun to drive! Kia has had some time to study the competition, and now Kia is making electric driving that much more accessible to Kia drivers. You can expect about 150km of driving range on a single charge--more than enough for city and family life in Surrey, Langley, and White Rock, BC.
Kia drivers acquainted with the gas-powered Kia Soul will love that the Soul EV is styled similarly--so much so, that you might not be able to tell the difference! The electric version is aimed at slightly better aerodynamics than it's sibling, making for that much more fun a ride. You can also expect the gold standard with the Soul EV for EV driving, thanks to the B (braking) Gear option. This feature gives maximum regenerative braking energy and single-pedal driving.
Your base-level Soul EV comes standard with navigation, a rear camera, a power driver's seat, cruise control, infotainment, and many additional features. Leather-trimmed and heated seats, projection-style fog lamps, and power-folding mirrors are available options. We welcome you to go through our and inventories for the perfect electric vehicle in the Soul EV!
2016 Kia Soul EV's Performance
Under the hood of the Soul EV is a 81.4-kW, 109-horsepower electric motor offering plenty of power for driving in Surrey and beyond. This level of performance is top of the line in the EV segment. When you combine it with the responsive, quick handling typical of a true Kia, you get one of the finest city vehicles available. And there's also the class-leading acceleration taking you from 0-60 in under 12 seconds, and the top speed of 150kms per hour. As you might be thinking, the heart and soul of a true Kia are here in the Kia Soul EV.
2016 Kia Soul EV's Efficiency & Range
The biggest factor in EV driving range is battery size, and the Kia Soul EV delivers in this area. The Soul EV edges out the competition that typically have 21 to 24 kilowatt-hour batteries. The Soul EV has a 27 kilowatt-hour battery pack for more power and 17kms better range than competitors.
You'll be going places with the Kia Soul EV. In fact, you're going 150kms in range on one single charge!
Charging Your 2016 Kia Soul EV
Your new 2016 Kia Soul EV has a 6.6-kW onboard charger for daily refueling, and adds 30-40kms of range in just one hour. Of course, you can charge your EV at one of the many charging stations throughout the Surrey, Langley, and White Rock, BC areas so you can fuel-up on the road. The Kia Soul EV also gets a standard CHAdeMO quick-charge port to let you recharge from empty to 80 percent in 30 minutes at any compatible quick-charge station.
Kia Soul EV Comfort & Safety
High-quality materials are abound in the Soul EV, making it as attractive inside as you'd expect in the gas-powered Kia Soul. With the 60:40 rear seats occupied, you and your passengers will enjoy 24.2 cubic feet of cargo space, or 61.3 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.
You'll be happy to hear that the 2016 Kia Soul EV is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, making it one of the safest electric vehicles on the road!