Kia 3rd-generation regenerative system. Highly efficient, it can recover braking energy at deceleration speeds below 2 mph.
D - Drive, B - Maximum Regenerative Braking
Complete with Body-Color Inserts, the Body-Color Bumpers provide a modern, streamlined look to the Soul EV.
Remote opening, illumination, and locking—complete with a dash-mounted charge port door ajar warning light.
The Dual Body-Color Mirrors offer a sleek look, while heating elements help keep the mirrors clear in inclement weather.
Integrated LED Turn-Signal Indicators accentuate the Soul EV's clean lines.
Power-folding mirrors come in handy in tight parking situations.
Enjoy the fresh open air with the available Panoramic Sunroof. The Power Sunshade makes operating the Sunroof quick and convenient.
With Auto Light Control, your headlights automatically turn on or off depending on how bright it is outside.
Projector Beam Headlights offer increased illumination, enabling you to better view what's in front of you—including the road ahead.
Fog lights provide added illumination of the road and complement the Soul EV's front-end styling.
A row of individual LEDs shimmer above the headlights, offering another refined touch to the Soul EV.
Take rear illumination up a notch with LED rear combination lamps.
Solar control windshield and front door windows help reduce interior heat buildup, limiting the need for AC. And less AC can mean more driving range of your Soul EV.
Tinted glass on the rear doors and hatch offers some privacy for the rear-seat and cargo areas. Plus it helps reduce interior heat.
Heating elements help to defrost and/or melt and snow from the rear window. To prevent overheating, a timer automatically turns off the heater if you forget to.
With Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers, you can choose the wiper-blade speed to suit your needs. A convenient feature on rainy days.
The Rear Wiper/Washer is convenient during inclement weather, adding an enhanced level of visibility.
With over 130 channels, including 69 that are 100% commercial-free music and entertainment, SiriusXM Satellite Radio makes every drive enjoyable. Click here for more SiriusXM details.
Four speakers deliver rich, dynamic sound. Two accompanying tweeters, integrated with the air vents for a seamless design, offer crisp clarity.
You control the light show. Front Door Speaker Trim Lights can pulsate to the beat of the music and even change color.
Enjoy a seamless, enhanced driving experience using your compatible personal devices. In-car connectivity give you complete control of your EV, phone, and music functions. For more information, click here for details.
Back up with confidence. When you're in reverse, the Rear-Camera Display relays a live image of what's behind your Kia. For added convenience, a vehicle footprint showing vehicle width is superimposed in the display.
The Navigation System boasts a large 8" display and Voice-Command, while real-time highway traffic helps navigate the most efficient route to your destination. For a break from your own playlist, listen to HD Radio™ stations and enabled Premium Audio.
Go hands-free with BLUETOOTH® wireless technology. Using your compatible smartphone and steering-wheel-mounted controls, you can make a call or play music from your phone—all without taking your hands off the wheel. Click here for details.
Listen to your favorite songs and playlists from your personal mobile device. Plug in your iPod® or other compatible device with an accessory cable, and take control right from the Soul EV's audio system. Added lighting makes plugging in easy no matter the time of day.
Parking Assist makes maneuvering in tight spaces hassle-free. Ultrasonic sensors integrated in the front and rear bumpers help warn you of obstacles.
These intuitively mounted controls allow you to maintain your focus on the road. Easily adjust radio volume and change channels without taking your hands off the wheel.
Conveniently adjust your cruise control settings right from the wheel.
With the Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) supervision screen, improved contrast means even brighter and sharper images than a Liquid-Crystal display (LCD).
The included Trip Computer offers multiple functions such as estimated range in miles, nearest charging station, and battery energy information.
The tilt and telescope steering adjusts to suit any driver, delivering optimal positioning and comfort no matter who's behind the wheel.
Allows the driver to adjust steering feel for Normal, Comfort, or Sport modes.
When activated in Drive Mode, the Active Eco System lowers torque approximately 20%, and increases regenerative braking by 75%. The system moderates maximum power output and convert more braking energy into electricity, helping to stretch your driving range.
Standard power-operated front windows include one-touch auto-up and auto-down for added convenience.
Even with the available Smart Key tucked in your purse or pocket, you can start or stop your Soul EV at the push of a button—or lock and unlock doors from the outside. Also included is a vehicle immobilizer, which prevents your Kia from starting without the Smart Key.
The Soul EV heat pump system joins heating and air conditioning functions into a simple, more efficient package. It captures waste heat from the vehicle's electronics, delivering better efficiency over a traditional heating and cooling system.
The Automatic Climate Control system automatically heats and cools the cabin to maintain a preset temperature. The cluster ionizer helps to clean the cabin air and keep the interior smelling fresh.
To maintain a stable and comfortable cabin temperature, the Air Induction Control System automatically blends outside and inside air, depending on vehicle speed and airflow. ADS monitors interior humidity and adjusts outside air to the cabin to help stop the windshield and window glass from fogging up.
Driving alone? Push the DRIVER ONLY button and shut off the front-passenger ventilation. The saved energy helps maximize your driving range.
Program your Soul EV's climate while it's still on the charger: heat or cool the interior to a perfect cabin environment so that it's ready to go when you are.
The Electric Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Hold helps the vehicle maintain its position when stopped on an incline, or in stop-and-go traffic.
Ever tried looking for glove box items at night? Standard glove box illumination is another thoughtful feature for Soul EV.
The Center Console has the enhanced comfort of a padded armrest and a convenient hidden storage for personal items.
Water bottles are easily on hand with holders in both the front and rear doors.
The Dual Front Cup Holders allow the driver and passenger to enjoy a beverage that's conveniently within reach.
The Interior Rear-View Mirror offers two modes: one for daytime and one for nighttime driving.
The Auto-Dimming Mirror automatically dims the harsh glare of reflecting lights.
The delay feature conveniently illuminates the interior upon entry and exit. Once the door is closed, the lamps gradually dim.
LED room, reading, and cargo lights offer a modern touch that illuminates the cabin.
The driver and passenger will enjoy the thoughtful convenience of a Visor Vanity Mirror with illumination, giving each access to a personal mirror.
A handy tray under the cargo floor has compartments to neatly stow the vehicle charger, a first-aid kit, or other travel essentials.
The sturdy cargo cover shields your gear from prying eyes. It's easily removable when extra cargo room is needed, and bio-material construction complements the Soul EV's eco-friendly interior.
Soul EV's eco-friendly gray cloth seats with blue-stitching offer distinctive styling, comfort, and durability. Corn and sugar cane extracts replaces over 80% of the petroleum-based polyester used in the seat cover fabric.
The accent of rich leather seat trim with contrasting blue piping adds a sophisticated and luxurious touch to your Kia's interior.
The 6-way adjustable driver's seat allows you to personalize your ideal seating position for maximum comfort no matter how long the drive.
Driver and front passenger will enjoy the luxury and comfort of heating elements in the seat back and cushion. Variable heat settings help deliver maximum comfort. Two heat settings for Soul EV-e and EV, three settings for Soul EV+.
Driving on hot summer days are more comfortable with ventilated driver and front-passenger seats. Three fan speeds circulate cabin air through perforations in the seat leather, helping you stay cool.
The two outboard rear-seat passengers can now enjoy the comfort of heated seat cushions. Comfort level can be adjusted with two heat settings.
Proper fitment of seat belts are critical to the overall safety and comfort of the driver and front passenger. The height-adjustable seat-belt anchors allow for seat belts to be raised and lowered to achieve a customized fit.
The convenient 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat offers the convenience of straps to automatically fold the seats. The versatility of the 60/40 split-folding design allows for a number of versatile configurations to accommodate both cargo and passengers.
The Soul EV features comfy adjustable headrests for rear-seat passengers.
The Soul EV's interior includes parts made of corn and sugar cane extracts, helping it achieve the auto industry's first Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Validation. A total of 19 interior components apply, including the front dash, headliner, pillar trim, floor carpet, and floormats.
The leather-wrapped steering wheel with contrasting blue hand stitching offers a soft, smooth grip—for added luxury on every drive.
For comfortable driving during colder months.
Soft-touch material adds enhanced comfort and sophistication to the interior.
Leather-look trim offers an even more luxurious feel to the Soul EV cabin.
Interior door handles with satin chrome finish add to the sporty, modern look of the Soul EV's interior.
When used with properly fitted seat belts, this advanced system helps detect the presence of a front-seat passenger, monitors the severity of an impact, and controls airbag inflation accordingly to help reduce injuries in certain collisions.
When used with seat belts, the Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags offer an additional level of enhanced safety and can be effective at reducing injuries from certain collisions.
The Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags offer enhanced safety of occupants in all rows by reducing the potential for injury in a collision or rollover scenario.
If the airbag sensors detect an impending rollover, the system can deploy the side airbags, side curtain airbags, and seat-belt pretensioners.
In the event of certain collisions, seat-belt pretensioners are designed to tighten the seat belts, pulling the driver and occupants more snugly into their seats in anticipation of an impact, to help reduce the likelihood of injury.
The foundation of your Kia's active safety system, the Antilock Braking System (ABS) uses electronic sensors at each wheel hub to detect when wheels begin skid. If skidding under braking is detected, ABS modulates brake force to reduce skidding which in turn allows for reduced braking distances in addition to helping you maintain control of your vehicle.
Electric Vehicles have no engine that makes noise, so the Soul EV creates a virtual engine sound to announce its approach to those nearby.
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) offers an enhanced level of vehicle control and peace of mind by offering improved directional stability helping you maintain the vehicle's intended direction of travel. ESC monitors and assists in the control of key vehicle functions by braking individual wheels and reducing engine power accordingly.
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) adds steering direction control capability, intervening when appropriate to further stabilize the vehicle. It helps the driver regain control and return the vehicle to its intended path.
The Brake Assist System (BAS) adds an additional level of enhanced safety by detecting emergency braking situations and applying additional braking force. BAS instantly assesses a number of variables, including brake pedal pressure and speed the brake pedal was depressed, and responds with full braking force if necessary.
Hill Assist Control (HAC) offers an added measure of security when moving from a stop on a steep hill by preventing the vehicle from rolling backward. It functions by gently applying the brakes for two seconds while you move your foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator.
Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) offers the convenience and an added measure of preventative safety by constantly monitoring tire inflation pressures in all four tires. A warning light appears in the instrument cluster should any tire pressures drop below a specified range.
Your Soul EV offers an added measure of security with reinforced steel beams in every door. These steel beams are designed to absorb impact energy and deflect side-impact force. Additionally, both A and B pillars are reinforced to help minimize impact forces.
The Front and Rear Crumple Zones are specially designed to absorb and dissipate impact energy, helping to preserve the passenger compartment.
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) is a universal child-seat attachment system that allows for quick, easy, and secure installation and removal of LATCH-equipped child seats.
The Rear Child-Safety Door Locks offer peace of mind by enabling parents to disengage the interior door opening mechanism, ensuring children can't open the rear doors while the vehicle is in motion.
Helpful in cold weather, the Soul EV's battery heating system pre-warms the battery while the vehicle is connected to the charger, helping to maximize battery performance and driving range.
The charge port lock on the Soul EV's central door-locking system makes securing the nozzle simple.
The Independent MacPherson Strut-Front Suspension, and Stabilizer Bar offer precise, sporty handling dynamics.
The Rear Coupled Torsion Beam with Gas Shock Absorbers offer responsive handling while providing a comfortable ride over various types of road conditions.