Soul has Soul drives a Kia Soul First Edition 2020 electric car.
This is Soul’s first electric car, they’ve owned the Mokka-e from new and they do between 5,000 – 10,000 miles per year. The current mileage is under 20,000 miles and they achieve 250 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your Kia Soul out of 5.
Why did you choose the Kia Soul?
Warranty and individual in looks and how it drives.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Cheap to run
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Shiny black plastic
- Boot could be bigger
- Halogen lights for interior lights.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Yes, the 12v battery fixed with a fast, fast charger as it had discharged too quickly.
What are the standout tech features of your Kia Soul?
- HUD (heads up display)
- Lane keep assist
- Charging times programmer
- UVO app
- ICE system.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Kia Soul.
It’s existence as it’s not popular with the EV community in the UK.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Kia EV6 or new Niro as the build quality and warranty is the best in the business for its price.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go 🐙 – cheapest and they take care of the customer.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Gridserve – fair price and customer service.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral – for fair price and service.
Rate your insurance provider out of 5.
Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.