The new Kia e-Soul brings long-range, zero-emissions power to the city crossover class. In its 3rd generation, Kia’s pioneering metropolitan crossover – and its 3rd globally-sold electric car – has ended up being more distinct, vibrant, and ingenious than ever.
While the e-Soul welcomes the renowned style and lively character of its predecessors, it is powered in Europe specifically by electrical energy, with an option of 2 long-range, zero-emissions powertrains. The new-generation battery loads powering the new Kia e-Soul are up to 30% more energy effective than Europe’s existing trendy electrical vehicle.
The Kia e-Soul maintains the strengths that have previous generations of the model, using exceptional worth for loan, a spacious interior for five residents, and high levels of area and flexibility. Like all Kia models, the new e-Soul is offered as basic in Europe with Kia’s quality pledge: a unique 7-Year, 150,000-kilometre service warranty, which likewise covers the car’s electric motor and battery pack.
2020 Kia e-Soul Exterior Design
Fresh, cool and distinct, the new Kia e-Soul commemorates the renowned style and lively character of the very first- and second-generation Soul models. With newly-sculpted lines, sharp information, and technical lighting aspects, the new e-Soul is the most futuristic, younger, and ingenious version yet.
Every exterior panel on the Kia e-Soul is new, yet it stays immediately recognizable by remaining real to its blocky origins. Its modern crossover style has been improved with sharp full-LED headlamps incorporated into the upper ‘eyebrow’, which extends throughout the front of the 1,800-mm broad car. The front and rear bumpers, and a strong panel in a location of a grille provide it a smooth, aerodynamic look. The charging socket is housed behind a small panel at the front of the car. Strake-style LED foglamps below the headlights to change the round lights discovered on the previous Soul EV.
The new e-Soul is readily available in an option of 7 single-tone paint surfaces and seven two-tone mixes, blending brilliant body colors with metal tones for the roofing and door mirror caps.
European consumers can likewise define an optional SUV Pack, which raises the style of the e-Soul with the addition of bolder wheel arch and side sill cladding, in addition to a skid plate on the base of the front bumpers.
2020 Kia e-Soul Interior Design
Because the Soul’s beginning, music has been an overarching style behind its style. In its 3rd generation, this continues to be a core quality of the car’s personality. For the new model, designers and engineers have ‘showed up the volume’ on the interior, drawing motivation from the visualization of noise.
The Kia e-Soul’s interior area is ended up with acoustic-inspired shapes and textures, producing a complete sensory experience. The new Soul maintains the signature ‘tweeter’ speakers which bookend the control panel, a feature of the previous-generation Soul which exhibited the car’s mix of cool style and supreme performance.
The cabin is fitted with an optional Sound Mood Lighting system, releasing soft light from panels in the doors. This likewise consists of a particular 3D-patterned surface area on the upper door panels. The Sound Mood Lighting system pulses in time the beat of the music playing through the audio system, with 8 customizable colors and six styles brightening the cabin.
2020 Kia e-Soul Powertrains
The new Kia e-Soul will be offered in Europe specifically as an electric vehicle, with an option of 2 fully-electric, zero-emission powertrains to satisfy the requirements and budget plans of various consumers.
Motorists have an option of long-range (64 kWh) and standard-range (39.2 kWh) powertrains. Whichever variation a purchaser picks, the Kia e-Soul stays as quiet as its predecessor, the outbound Soul EV, while using greatly enhanced range. On-road efficiency is likewise improved, with considerably more powerful electrical motors offering 395 Nm of torque – 39% more than its predecessor (285 Nm).