Kia Soul EV arrives to UK

November 20, 2014

The all-new electric version of Kia Soul is now available to UK market, priced from £29,995 including 5K government Plug-in grant.

South Korean brand Kia brings its first electric model with Kia Soul; it sounds great choice for city commuters, with a range for 134 miles.

‘Go Electric’ with Kia SoulAll-new Kia Soul EV Sideview

The Kia Soul EV has joined in ultra low emission market to compete with top electric cars such as BMW i3 and Nissan Leaf.

The electric version of Soul sounds even more better than its fuel version plus sounds perfect for city-use. On the move, it’s quiet, comfortable and quick at low speeds. The car comes with Kia’s class-leading seven year warranty. If you are looking for electric-economical version, then the Soul EV is well worth a look.

Soul EV features high specs

“Features ultimate high level of standard equipment”Kia Soul rearview

Kia is offering only one standard trim version of Soul EV and it features 16 inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, high definition 8 inch touch screen satellite navigation, reversing camera, air conditioning, LED daytime running lights, front fog lights, stop and start system, heated front seats and heated steering wheel as standard.

Buyers will get two choice of colours such as – Caribbean blue with contrast white roof and titanium silver. The interior upholstery is grey eco cloth with blue stitching, while the fascia panel, door inserts and gear selector are finished in high-glossy white. The gear shifter, steering wheel and door inserts are leather wrapped.

Kia soul EV benefits from all the advanced driver safety and assistance systems such as antilock braking system, hill start assist, electronically stability control, emergency stop signalling, flex steer and tyre pressure monitoring system.

Soul EV offers class leading space compare to other electric cars. The cabin space is identically same to others in the range. Under the adjustable boot floor, the compartments are handy to keep smaller items and ideal for storing charging cables.


Kia Soul EV Interior

The Soul EV has two different performance levels – ‘Drive’ and ‘Brake’ – both helps the driver to maximise the car’s range. It has a top speed of 90mph and accelerates 0-62mph in 10.8 seconds. The main concept of the car is designed for fun and comfortable to drive.

The fully charged battery offers excellent 134 miles which is eight miles more than the Nissan Leaf. Supplied with domestic fast charger gets your car charge in 4-5 hours where as the public rapid chargers charge in just 33 minutes. To make more user convenient, the Soul EV equipped with AC and DC ports and two charging cables for overnight or faster charging on the road.

The car is very simply to use and drive as any small SUV with an automatic gearbox. It picks up speed easily without any noise. Refinement is excellent with no any engine noise and lets you enjoy the riding quality. The driving position and light steering gives decent all round vision and proper handling.

Kia Soul EV at a glance :
Engine : Front-mounted electric motor
Power :109 bhp (81.4kW)
Torque : 285Nm
Range : 134 miles
0-62 mph : 10.8 seconds
Top Speed : 90 mph

Here, we have a great news for you all… The all-new Kia Soul EV is exclusively available on business and personal contract hire rates… Simply have a look our Kia Soul EV lease prices here or call us on 0800 458 0113!!!