Kia Soul: EV Charging Overview

Kia Soul: EV Charging Overview

The Kia Soul EV has been a popular choice for electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts since its introduction in 2014. With its stylish design, spacious interior, and impressive range, the Soul EV has consistently attracted drivers seeking a practical and eco-friendly vehicle.


The Kia Soul EV has undergone several updates over the years, resulting in improvements in both its specifications and charging capabilities. Here's a breakdown of the key specifications for the latest version of the Soul EV:

    • Drivetrain: Electric
    • Battery: 64 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery
    • Electric Motor: 201 horsepower, 291 lb-ft of torque
    • Range: 249 miles (EPA estimate)
    • 0-60 mph: 7.6 seconds
    • Top Speed: 103 mph

Charging Port Evolution

Type 2 Charging Port:

    • 2014-2020: The Soul EV's original generation used a Type 2 charging port for both AC and DC charging.

CCS2 Charging Port:

  • 2021-Present: The Soul EV's current generation exclusively uses a CCS2 charging port for both AC and DC charging.

Charging Times and Power

The Kia Soul EV's charging times and power capabilities vary depending on the type of charger used. Here's a breakdown of the charging times for different charging methods:

    • Level 2 AC charging: 9.6 hours to fully charge from 10% to 100% using a 7.2 kW charger
    • DC fast charging: 52 minutes to go from 10% to 80% using a 100 kW charger

Battery Capacity Evolution

The Soul EV's battery capacity has also increased over time. The original model had a 27 kWh battery, which was later upgraded to a 39.2 kWh battery. The latest version of the Soul EV features a 64 kWh battery, providing a significant boost in range and overall performance.


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