Kia Soul EV

kia soul ev

The Soul EV is an all-electric subcompact crossover SUV first manufactured in 2014.

These model(s) are only available second-hand, either locally, or as used imports.

Kia Soul EV

kia soul ev

The Soul EV was never sold new in NZ (all are used imports). The 2018-2019 year had a slightly larger battery (31.8 kWh), and slightly longer range. The pre-2020 soul suffers from similar battery degradation issues as early Nissan Leafs. From 2020 onwards the Soul has a much larger 64 kWh battery with a 452 km range.


Used Price (est.)$14k+


0-100 km/h11.2 s
Top Speed145 km/h
Total Power81.4 kW
DriveFront Wheel Drive

Range & Efficiency

WLTP Consumption measures recharged electric energy from the mains (includes charging losses).
WLTP Range80 km
Highway Range61 km
WLTP Consumption170 Wh/km
Charging Cost $4.25/100 km

Battery & Charging

Battery30.5 kWh / 27 kWh
AC speed (max)3.6 kW
DC speed (max)100 kW


Tow Rating- / -
Boot Space315 L / 1339 L
ShapeSmall SUV
Length4140 mm
Width1800 mm
Height1593 mm
Kerb Weight1580 kg

The Kia Soul EV is outside the top 50 new fully electric vehicles in New Zealand.

See all EVs ranked in New Zealand.

How many Kia Soul EV's have been sold in NZ?

There have been 28 Kia Soul EV's registered in NZ to date. These were all used imports.

How many sold per month and year

Kia Soul EV registrations per month and year, (NZ new and used imports combined).

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