Kia Soul Charger Guide

Everything you need to know about charging your Kia Soul, covering range, charging time, how to charge and more.

Kia Soul Range

  • The Kia Soul has a 27kWh battery with a range of 132 miles of electric driving.
  • The range varies widely with driving conditions, outside temperature and several other factors.

Kia Soul Charging Time

  • Charging your Kia Soul at home with a standard three pin plug can take anywhere between 12 - 15 hours.
  • Using a dedicated home charging point "wallbox" takes only 6 - 7 hours.
  • A home charging point provides up to 30 miles RPH (Range Per Hour).
  • Charge your Kia Soul overnight to take advantage of cheap electricity rates and be fully charged every morning.

Click here to read more about how long it takes to charge an electric car.

Kia Soul Charging Cost

The cost of charging a Kia Soul in the UK varies whether you are charging at home using your "wallbox" or on public charging stations. Charging at home is the most cost-effective way to charge (costs as little as 2p per mile), although many public charging points are free to use.

  • Typical overnight electricity rate of 10p per kWh.
  • Charging a Kia Soul at home cost of electric to full £2.64.

Click here to read more about the cost of charging an electric car.

How to charge a Kia Soul

You can charge a Kia Soul anywhere with access to reliable electrical supply. The vast majority of electric car drivers will charge at home to maximise their fuel savings.

  • Charge at home overnight to wake up to a full charge every morning.
  • Charge at public charging stations at car parks and supermarkets across the UK, which are free to use for the duration of your stay.
  • Workplace charging points are becoming more common in the UK and are usually offered as a staff incentive.

What is the connector type and charge rate for Kia Soul?

When deciding on which chargepoint to charge your Kia Soul from, you need to know the connector type (Type 1 or Type 2 plug) and the maximum single-phase charge rate (3.7kW or 7kW).

  • The Kia Soul uses a Type 1 connector.
  • It uses a single-phase charge rate of up to 3.7kW.

Kia Soul Charger - POD Point

Kia Soul home charging points installation

A home charging point "wallbox" is a quick and efficient way to charge the battery of your new electric car. Our POD Point installation team have a quick turnaround time; we call within 1 day of receiving your request and install within 10 working days. Once the POD Point team of experts have successfully installed your new charging point, they will give you a thorough walk-through to make sure you get the most out of your charging point.

Find out more about home electric car charging points.

How much does a Kia Soul charging point cost?

Charging a Kia Soul at home is done with a home charging point "wallbox". A home charger fully installed costs between £400-£500 after claiming the £500 government OLEV grant. Charging point providers claim the OLEV grant on your behalf.

  • 3.7kW charging point costs around £400 installed
  • 7kW charging point costs around £500 installed
  • All prices quoted include the £500 OLEV grant

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