The design of the Soul EV provide Motability customers the opportunity to take care of their freedom. Designed to make mobility simple, for example easily reached heating controls. We’ve used accessible rotary dials and easy-to-press buttons, so you don’t need to search through the touchscreen while on the move. There’s a head-up display that projects important information, such as speed and navigation instructions, onto the windscreen. So you don’t need to take your eyes off the road.
Our seats are supportive without using oversized bolsters, so that it’s easier to get in or out. In the boot, you can adjust the height of the floor, so that it’s levelled with the opening. That means you don’t need to lift heavy items – such as a scooter or wheelchair – over a boot lip when unloading.
The innovative electric drivetrain means you can drive 280 miles on a single charge. This eliminates unnecessary trips to the filling station, and saves money on fuel at the same time.
These are just a few examples of Kia’s simple design choices that helps to take the stress out of travelling. Once you’re sitting comfortably and out on the road, you’ll notice the Soul EV also comes equipped with some advanced features that we think you’ll also enjoy.
Safety and comfortability with Lane Follow Assist and Adaptive Smart Cruise Control
Lane Follow Assist helps to read road markings to help keep you centred in your lane. If you start drifting over the line, the Soul EV will gently steer you back on track. Secondly, Adaptive Smart Cruise Control uses a radar system to watch the vehicle in front and help you maintain a safe distance. Simply set your desired speed, and the Soul EV will slow down or accelerate with the flow of traffic while keeping a safe gap. It’ll even stop and go in stop-start traffic.
Wireless phone charging means no need for cables
If you have a compatible smartphone, you can take advantage of the Soul EVs wireless phone charger- no need to carry cables with you. You’ll also get a helpful reminder from the vehicle if you attempt to leave the phone in the car without picking it up.
An easy-to-use touchscreen with satellite navigation
The Soul EV is fitted with a large, high-definition 10.25-inch touchscreen. The size of the screen means the icons are large and easy to press, while details are easy to read. It also allows you to view the reversing camera. You can connect your phone to the screen through Apple Carplay and Android Auto, so you can choose to use your phone’s navigation app or music player if you prefer.
The infotainment system also features UVO Connect, which gives you up-to-the-minute information on traffic, parking – including price and availability – and charging locations and availability. You can even set your car's temperature remotely using your phone – so on a cold frosty day, your Soul EV will be nice and warm, ready for when you get in.
Music to your ears
Of course, no trip is complete without an accompanying soundtrack or podcast. And whether that’s your favourite radio station or a playlist from your phone, you’ll benefit from the dynamic performance and clarity of the 10-speaker Harmon/Kardon® Premium Sound System. And you’ll enjoy clearer audio on hands-free phone calls, too.
The Kia Soul EV is available with an Advanced Motability Payment of £1,999 until the end of June.
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