Kia Soul EV First Edition 2021, Mick – EV Owner Review

Kia Soul EV First Edition 2021, Mick - EV Owner Review

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What is the make and model of your EV?
Kia Soul EV First Edition


What year was your EV registered?


How long have you owned your EV?
From new


What is the mileage on your EV?
1,000 – 5,000 miles


How many EVs have you owned?
This is my first


What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?


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Why did you choose this car?
Good spec, competitive price at the time (with plug-in car grant) & funky urban styling.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car.

  • Good specification
  • nice drive
  • good range (for value of car)
  • very comfortable.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car.

  • Boot could be larger
  • rear door lights and camera get very dirty
  • passenger seat seems very low (and not adjustable).


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?


What are the standout tech features of the car?

  • Self dipping headlights
  • sat nav
  • lane assist
  • good stereo.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
Remote control app Kia Connect allows you to pre-heat the car, lock/unlock the doors, monitor the charging and set limits and find the car if you lose it!


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
myenergi zappi 2.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Bulb – no, they are not easy to deal with.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Electric Highway – reliable and easy to use.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

  • Electric Highway
  • GeniePoint
  • Pod Point.


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Direct Line.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an EV compared to a petrol/diesel car.


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