Kia Soul EV received an increased power reserve

Kia Soul EV received an increased power reserve

January 12, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The new version of Kia Soul EV started in sales in the US, changes for other markets have not yet been reported.

The electric version of the crossover Kia Soul EV the day before received a more capacious battery in the US market. Thanks to this, the Korean electric vehicle has increased its power reserve. This is reported in a document published by the regulator EPA.

Kia Soul EV 2018 model year received a battery for a power plant with a capacity of 30 kWh. The old version had a battery of 27 kWh. An additional 3 kWh increased the power reserve by 29 kilometers. If earlier it was 150 km, now it is 179 km.

Despite the fact that the main competitor Chevrolet Bolt can drive a full charge of batteries up to 383 kilometers, it is believed that Kia Soul sales are higher in the US market.

On the official website of the representation of the South Korean manufacturer Kia in the US it is reported that the updated version of the crossover Soul EV in 2018 has risen in price. Last year it cost from 32 250 dollars. Now the price of the electric car starts from 33 950 dollars. The top version of the Kia Soul EV + 2018 with leather interior and extensive equipment list will cost $ 35,950.