Kia e-Soul: the electric SUV with 452 km of autonomy will be in Geneva

Kia has already presented its electric Kia Soul in Los Angeles , but will also have its long-term entry into the European market with its presentation at the Geneva Motor Show . The Kia e-Soul arrives with plenty of arguments to place itself among the best-selling electric SUVs, thanks to its 452 km of autonomy on a single charge. In addition, you will not have to wait long to see it on the streets because will be on sale at the end of March .

The Kia e-Soul will be offered with two versions strong>. The first is the standard with 136 HP of power and a battery of 39.2 kWh that allows you a range of 277 km. And the second, which has a more powerful engine with 204 HP combined with a 64 kWh battery. That is the version capable of traveling the 452 km announced by Kia.

Technologies to increase efficiency

To achieve this autonomy, the e-Soul not only has a large battery. It is also equipped with the advanced regenerative braking system , which curiously is not activated with the brake pedal. When driving the cams that are located behind the wheel, the driver can slow down the car to recover energy to maximize its range.

Other technologies of the Kia e-Soul

In addition to these technologies focused on the efficiency of e-Soul, this model incorporates several driving aids . These include the assistance to avoid frontal collisions, the collision alert in the blind spot or the intelligent cruise control that adapts the speed to the car in front.

This Kia electric SUV will be the first brand car in Europe with the UVO Connect system from Kia . A kind of social network with which owners who want to connect can share information through their phones or through the same screen of the car.

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