The new all-electric SUV with a subcompact crossover is here, and that’s the KIA Soul EV by the KIA motors. The car is a5 door SUV style vehicle, which has got an 81.4 kW engine to give it a boost of 109 bhp and a torque of 285 Nm.
The battery used in the system is a 30.5 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery and a 27 kWh usable one. Its range is 111 miles by the US environmental protection agency. The car has been given an upgrade to 8 cells by 11% up-gradation, and the available figures go from 37,5 Ah to 42,36 Ah. The 2018 design comprised of the air cools systems while the 2020 versions get the liquid cooling system upgrade. The 2018 variant had the CHAdeMO fast-charging, while 2020 has the CCS version for up to 72 kW fast charging capability.
The engine powers up 201 hp and gives a torque of 291 lb-ft. The car has got the capacity to gain 0 to 60 in 7.6 seconds. The rolling resistance in the new upgrade has been decreased by using the Michelin tires, which reduces the rolling resistance and achieves a better range.
The car runs on petrol and has got a manual transmission for itself. It is the interior that gives you a feel of the complete smart car as a 10.2-inch infotainment screen has been provided. The steering is light and easy handling. It has got a kerb weight of 168 kg is quite spacious with 4m in length. The bonnet is dead straight, and the floating roof has arrived. The design is quite practical and funky.
It has got the Led lights, and the tiger-nose grille is silver. The jaw is significant, and it has got a charging point too. The car gives you also the option of the advanced driver-assist system for the adaptive cruise control, adjusting itself to car margins, the blind spot warning, lane assist, and the music system is suitable even for the unusual ones. That’s all from the new KIA, and all you can do is have a test ride for a personal experience of the said details. this is the best before you buy a car because a personal one in case of experience is really helpful.