The exterior of a blue 2017 Kia Soul EV crossover.

Tuned to
the modern world.

It’s a thrilling and responsive drive with 210 lb.-ft. of instant torque. We designed a smooth electric motor for quiet efficiency and engineered a state-of-the-art regenerative braking system that helps recharge the battery. The result is satisfying EV performance with maximized range and assured handling.


The Soul EV electric motor with 109 horsepower.

Engineered for
quiet efficiency.

The Soul EV’s electric motor offers 109 horsepower. Its unique, multi-layer magnet design provides quiet, smooth-power performance. And its lightweight design helps deliver swift acceleration for an exciting and efficient drive.

The 2017 Kia Soul EV with one bar of charge.
The 2017 Kia Soul EV with two bar of charge.
The 2017 Kia Soul EV that is fully charged.

Slow down,
charge up.

Every part of the Soul EV is designed with efficiency in mind—even braking. Every time you decelerate or go downhill, the regenerative braking system recovers kinetic energy that would otherwise be lost. That energy goes straight to recharging the battery.


The blue 2017 Kia Soul EV with 210 lb.-ft. torque.

Pure off-
the-line punch.

With an electric drivetrain, there’s no revving up or switching gears. The Soul EV’s electric motor delivers 210 lb.-ft. of instant torque, giving you immediate responsiveness and smooth, dynamic acceleration the moment you put your foot on the pedal.


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