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2020 Soul EV - 64kWh battery: 200+ mi

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:10 pm
by Kish
Fresh off the 2018 LA Auto Show!

2020 Kia Soul EV
- 64kWh battery, liquid cooled
- 240+ mi range (estimated)
- CCS DCFC
- 201 HP / 291 ft-lb torque
- Regen control via paddle shifters
- ADAS (ACC + LKA, optional)
- Massive 10.25-inch color touchscreen

Available in the U.S. in the second half of 2019

Source:
InsideEVs
Autocar

Specs look nearly identical to Kia Niro EV / Hyundai Kona EV. With the boxy shape, highway range will be probably a bit less than those two though. Who wants one? :D

Re: 2020 Soul EV - 64kWh battery: 200+ mi

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:27 am
by JejuSoul
Kish wrote:...- Massive 10.25-inch color touchscreen...
It isn't really that massive. The diagonal length has increased from 8 to 10.25.
For comparison The T esla M odel 3 display is 15.

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Source: InsideEVs

Re: 2020 Soul EV - 64kWh battery: 200+ mi

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:12 am
by Kish
I believe that there's two different sizes for the touchscreen. The one in the image you linked is the standard version (7 inch?). The massive 10.25 inch one is different (ultra wide screen).

Re: 2020 Soul EV - 64kWh battery: 200+ mi

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:20 am
by JejuSoul
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Hmm. I don't think the one in the picture above is the standard 8 inch display. It looks wider but shorter than mine.
But I'm not sure. I've been looking for photos of this new larger screen but it is hard to find.

The car at the LA Auto Show does not show the same navigation display as we were expecting from the demo pictures.
This one has a row of buttons between the two tuning dials.

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For comparison here is the 12.25 inch screen of the Hyundai Nexo.

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