2015 Kia Soul EV: Modern and Classic Redesign
2015 Kia Soul EV comes with the unique fusion of modern and classic redesign which defines its distinctive look. This new vehicle looks so fancy and cool with the modern body design and the classic roof design style which result on appealing look. It is cited that this new model is more eco friendly which may make its key rivals should be alert, such as Ford Focus Electric, Fiat 500e, Nissan LEAF and Chevy Spark EV. It seems that this new model is so fascinating.
|2015 Kia Soul EV|
|PRICE AS TESTED||$36,625|
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||Front-engine, FWD, 5-pass, 4-door hatchback|
|ENGINE||0.0L/109-hp/210-lb-ft -valve plus 000-hp/000-lb-ft front and 000-hp/000-lb-ft rear electric motor(s)|
|CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST)||3336 lb (58/42%)|
|LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT||163.0 x 70.9 x 63.0 in|
|0-60 MPH||9.2 sec|
|QUARTER MILE||17.0 sec @ 80.4 mph|
|BRAKING, 60-0 MPH||126 ft|
|LATERAL ACCELERATION||0.76 g (avg)|
|MT FIGURE EIGHT||28.6 sec @ 0.64 g (avg)|
|EPA CITY/HWY/COMB FUEL ECON||120/92/105 mpg|
|ENERGY CONS., CITY/HWY||28/37 kW-hrs/100 miles|
Then, for the exterior, there are 2015 Kia Soul EV changes which you can notice. There are some features which are noticeable, from the paint scheme with two tone includes colors such as Pearl White for the blue Electronic Roof and clear white or White combinations. There are also the front fascia combined with the large grill area for the projector beam headlamps, charging ports, LED tailamps and lights and the Eco Friendly fender badges.
For the interior, 2015 Kia Soul EV specs are improved with the better unique trim touches and sould isolation properties. The inside is equipped with the seats covered in bio friendly materials which include the Supervision instrument cluster with OLED illumination. There are 8 inch touch screen navigation, rearview camera, Bluetooth, power windows, climate control and the full array EV centric controls and displays. Still, there are an abundance of cool features which you can enjoy.
For the engine, since this vehicle is hybrid, 2015 Kia Soul EV is powered by the air cooled Li-ion polymer battery which can run more about 80 until 100 miles/ single charge. This hybrid vehicle is also equipped with 109 hp motor which produces 210 lb-ft of peak torque. It seems that this vehicle is quite cool even it reaches 60 mph in 12 seconds.