Budd-e is unveiled on the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It promises to have 373 mile of all-electric range. But since it looks similar to Kia Soul, there is an interesting discussion at Kia Sould EV Facebook page and here are some of the interesting opinions from this public forum.
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Depressing the accelerator pedal for the first time, one experiences a somewhat eerie sense of forward momentum, unlike anything they’ve ever experienced in a conventional car or light truck, it's
Before getting into my views on the 2015 Kia Soul EV, I want to clarify a few points on my experiences with both electric vehicles and with the traditionally powered Kia Soul.
On first look one doesn’t note anything exceptional when comparing the gasoline Soul 5 door hatchback to the EV offering.
He writes that he really likes the Soul and on paper he feels that it's a better car than Nissan LEAF and many respects. "But I chose the LEAF because of the following" reasons, he writes, and lists three reasons for his choice.
The first reason is the lack of nearby Kia dealers. It will take him to drive 45 minutes to get to the nearest Kia dealer that actually stocks Soul EV. This is, of course, closely related to the second and particularly the third reasons, discussed below.
This was the question posted on Kia Soul EV group on Facebook yesterday, May 19. What was surprising is that even several Nissan LEAF owners preferred Soul EV despite the fact that Kia Soul EV is selling under a decimal point compared to LEAF. Here is how people responded.
The Kia Sorento is the company’s flagship crossover and the Nissan Rogue is that company’s best-selling crossover.
"The Kia is a more spacious car, has slightly more equipment/features (cooled seats), and most importantly has at least 10% more (15%?) range, which is no small thing.
Last week, Georgia eliminated the state's $5,000 electric car (EV) tax credit---the biggest state-based tax credit in the nation---and replaced it with a $200 annual EV tax (more than drivers of gasoline-powered cars pay). The law, which goes into effect July 1, does so amidst the protests of environmentalists and electric car advocates.
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