The 2018 Kia Soul EV compact crossover charge port

Soul power.

Meet the charge port: the newest way to fuel your Soul. With three ways to charge, including standard DC Fast Charging, you can recharge at home, the office, and any public station. The 6.6 kW onboard charger maximizes throughput for faster charging. And the ultra-dense battery features more energy in an efficient package, for more driving range and cabin room.


Lithium-ion polymer battery of the 2018 Kia Soul EV

High energy.
Low profile.

Improved for 2018, the Soul EV’s slim lithium-ion polymer battery is packed with 30 kWh of energy to maximize driving range. We placed it right under the floor to give you more cabin space and better handling with a lower center of gravity. Add that to the instant torque from the electric motor and you’ve got one exhilarating ride.



Fast charging comes standard.

Unlike many EVs, all Soul EVs come standard with the quickest available charge port, the DC Fast Charge, which supplies an 80% charge to an empty battery in about 30 minutes. That’s in addition to two more convenient ways to charge. Whether you’re starting your day, leaving the office, or enjoying your road trip, you can always find a full charge.



120V outlet for home charging the 2018 Kia Soul EV

Charge anywhere using the same 120-volt outlet that you use to power your home appliances. Plug your Soul EV straight into the wall with the included outlet charger. It’s the most accessible way to juice up.

240V outlet for home charging the 2018 Kia Soul EV

240-volt chargers are mainstream and high-power, taking as little as 4-5 hours to reach total charge. Install one in your home for overnight charging, and use the available UVO eco app or to schedule charge times when electricity rates are at their lowest. Click here for details on home installation.

DC Fast Charge for charging the 2018 Kia Soul EV

The 480-volt Direct-Current (DC) Fast Charge is the quickest way to power up. Reaching an 80% charge in about 30 minutes with a 50kW charger, the DC Fast Charge replenishes your battery in the time it takes you to eat lunch. And unlike many other EVs, the Soul EV comes standard with a CHAdeMO DC Fast Charge port.

Public charging station for the 2018 Kia Soul EV

Charge ahead.

With over 36,000 240-volt charging outlets available nationwide and a rapidly growing DC Fast Charge infrastructure, public charging is more convenient than ever. Easily find a station via UVO eco or one of many online resources like or Plugshare.



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