KIA SOUL EV
Kia Motors unveiled the KIA Soul EV, a subcompact crossover SUV, at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2014. South Korea has been the production base of the vehicle since April 2014. Retail sales for the European market commenced in July 2014, followed by the US in October 2014. The car is available in three trims, EV, EV+ and EV-e, which is only available in the Californian market. The EV+ comes in a Sun and Fun package, sporting a sunroof and an interior lighting kit with lighted speakers.
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KIA SOUL EV SALES
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THE KIA SOUL EV IN THE NEWS
Week 24 2018 - KIA Soul only vailabale as EV in Europe
On the back of declining sales for its combustion version, KIA announced that it would only sell the electric version of the KIA Soul in Europe. Of the 2,245 KIA Soul’s sold in Germany so far this year 1,900 were EV models. KIA will release the next generation KIA this year which will be based on the Hyundai Kona and KIA Niro EVs available in a 39.3 kWh medium range and 64kWh long-range version, improving the range of the KIA Soul by threefold.
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