Astro57
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:43 am
Location: Thunder Bay Ontario

Re: Sudden Range Issues

Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:23 pm

Well I have the scanner, not sure how to check the battery yet. Also not sure how to upload the ELM327 photo, or any photo.

The dealer had the car for the day for some tests. They said that Kia Canada suggested we change our driving habits. So 108km is normal for a 7 month old 2017 Kia Soul in their eyes, we don't use the A/C, don't drive at night, I guess we better turn the radio off. Kia service support in Canada is the worst.
Dave, 2017 Soul EV Luxury, Titanium

SoulEV2016
Posts: 524
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:26 am

Re: Sudden Range Issues

Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:40 am

108km is impossible for an estimate range.
I drive at 153km/h with regulator and hard driving on mountain zone.

And my estimate range is 135km at 36°C and 114km at -2°C.
I leave the A/C/Heater at 22°C all the time and drive with night lights always ON.

I drive my car like an ICE car and with NO-ECO DRIVE profil.
Kia Soul EV 2016 Ultimate 27 kWh - Mountain hard driving (fast). Drain 1/3 of Battery after 32km. - Unlimited highway speed (153km/h at regulator).

Astro57
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:43 am
Location: Thunder Bay Ontario

Re: Sudden Range Issues

Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:32 pm

The dealer decided to have another look at my vehicle, they don't believe Kia Canada either. After more test driving they decided to change what they referred to as the "brain". That would be the second time. It is a box the size of a thick briefcase on top of the motor. I get new key fobs every time they change it. All seems well now. Range worked its way up to 157km.
Dave, 2017 Soul EV Luxury, Titanium

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