South Korean carmaker Kia will join the competition of electric car with its new 2017 KIA Soul EV. It is rumored to carry a larger-capacity battery pack that promise better range. The new Sould EV will be mildly-refreshed for the 2017 year model but come an increased range.
2017 KIA Soul EV Range
The car has been popular among green car enthusiasts due to its DC fast charge ability, high seating posture, useful cabin arrangement, and 93 miles of range from EPA that was originally offered as zero emission vehicle obligation in the form of electric five-seat all- compact utility vehicle including for the Pacific Northwest California, and Northeastern states markets. Rivals like the previous Volkswagen e-Golf, Nissan LEAF, and Ford Focus EV come with the 24 kilowatt-hours lithium-ion battery pack rating while 2017 KIA Soul EV boast 27 kilowatt-hours making it one of the greater ranges of any average-priced electric car in the market. Kia then tries to expand its availability due to popularity in certain regions though the car is a limited-availability.
2017 KIA Soul EV Updates
Estimated to hit the showrooms onetime in the next a few months, the 2017 model year car is expected to carry a longer-range battery pack. Regarding features and exterior styling that extra range is increased with a mild mid-cycle update to the 2017 KIA Soul EV the same time with its gasoline-motorized sister the Kia Soul. You will also see new headlights and taillights, a few changes to the hood, in addition to significantly revamped interior.
This longer-range pack used by the Kia Soul EV if supplied by the LG Chem who has been working for 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a longer-range cars that use a longer-range battery pack. This means2017 KIA Soul EV will get its range extension factor from there and there should be at least 115 miles range per charge could be reached.