The 2018 Kia Soul EV with 210 lb.-ft. of torque

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 109 horsepower engine of the 2018 Kia Soul EV

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.

Regenerative braking system in the 2018 Kia Soul EV
Kinetic energy recovery in the 2018 Kia Soul EV
Kinetic battery charging system in the 2018 Soul EV

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 2018 Kia Soul EV with instant 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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