OwnerJim Stack
Owner's Other EVs2003 Honda Civic Hybrid
2013 FORD Focus EV
Jeep VW EV
2005 Toyota Prius PHEV 10 Kw
2014 ELF Electric Light Fun
2007 Fujiton E-bike
2008 Rmartin LX1
2011 Nissan LEAF
LocationChandler, Arizona United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2015 Kia Soul EV
very roomy and long range
Motor 3-Phase AC
81.4kW (109bhp) and torque 285 Nm (210 lb.-ft).

DrivetrainAC All electric
Controller KIA
KIA built OEM controller
BatteriesLG High capacity, 0.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
27 kWh usable capacity (30.5 kWh size)[9]
lithium-ion polymer battery

Advanced battery for Kia Soul EV Class-leading
battery cell energy density of 200 Wh/kg
driving range of up to 200km
System Voltage300 Volts
KIA J-1772 and CHAdeMO fast charger
Instrumentationvery good battery and range data
Top Speed86 MPH (138 KPH)
Range120 Miles (193 Kilometers)
excellent range even with Air Cond on. the
guess=o=meter shows 100-120 everyday and can
really go that far.
Watt Hours/Mile180 Wh/Mile
very efficient, so we go 5 to 6 miles per kWh
EV Miles
Start:4 Miles (6 Kilometers)
Current:8 Miles (12 Kilometers)
Total:4 Miles (6 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight3,500 Pounds (1,590 Kilograms)
similar to the LEAF and others yet lots of room
TiresNexen BLUE EV
Conversion Costnew about $33K similar price to a LEAF
Additional FeaturesLED lights, super efficient heat pump for long range even with
climate controller on.

The largest battery pack (30 kW)of any 100% Electric except the
So far an excellent electric with no issues and impressive range even
at highway speed and with the air conditioning running in HOT
The battery should hold up very well. AFTER 1 HOT summer and 8K miles
the battery is still at full capacity. Compared to the LEAF that can
lose 5 to 15% capacity in a HOT summer the SOUL EV is really well
designed with battery cooling.

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