2020 Kia Soul EV vs 2019 Kia Niro EV

2020 Kia Soul EV vs 2019 Kia Niro EV

Late last year, Kia announced 2 new EV models that were being developed. The first was an updated version of the Kia Soul EV, altered heavily due to the redesigned 2020 Kia Soul model. The second was the Kia Niro EV, joining the ranks of the standard Niro hybrid and the Niro Plug-In Hybrid model.

So, let’s take a look at these brand-new electric vehicle models from Kia to see how they compare. It’s the 2020 Kia Soul EV vs the 2019 Kia Niro EV.

2020 Kia Soul EV


2019 Kia Niro EV

356 V Voltage 356 V
201 Horsepower 201
291 lb-ft Torque 291 lb-ft
114 mph Top Speed 112 mph
243 Miles Driving Range 239 Miles
TBD Maximum Cargo Capacity 53 ft3
TBD Starting MSRP $38,500

2020 Kia EVs in Schenectady, NY

Employing the same electrical system, the 2020 Kia Soul EV and the 2019 Kia Niro EV are almost identical in their application of power, speed, charging time, and rated fuel economy equivalent (mpge). That means the big differences between the models will be in terms of build.

Although not all of the information has yet been released for the 2020 Kia Soul EV, it will most likely have a higher maximum cargo capacity and a lower starting MSRP when compared to the 2019 Kia Niro EV.

On the other hand, the 2019 Kia Niro EV will have more cabin space for a more comfortable passenger experience.

Notable features found with the 2020 Kia Soul EV and the 2019 Kia Soul EV models include:

  • On-Board Charger
  • LED Exterior Lighting
  • Brake Heating System
  • Solar Control Glass
  • Kia Drive Wise Driver Assistance Technology
  • Wireless Smartphone Charger
  • And More!

The 2020 Kia Soul EV will be releasing in the summer of 2019, but the 2019 Kia Niro standard hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, and EV models are all out now and available for purchase. For more information on Kia hybrid and EV models, please feel free to check out our blog or contact our team. The Fuccillo Kia of Schenectady staff can be reached online, over the phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Schenectady, New York.

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