Electric company cars: your guide to Kia’s range

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Kia’s all-electric range of vehicles offers you the perfect range of choice

The Kia Soul EV has been brought up to date with the latest powertrain and in-car tech

Top-up from 10 to 80 per cent in as little as 47 minutes*

With its high roofline, the Kia Soul EV maximises on every inch of interior space

The ‘Urban’ trim is your entry-point in the range

The all-new, all-electric Kia Niro EV is the brands latest electric model

Two crisp 10.25-inch screens display your key vehicle and navigation information

with a longer wheelbase, rear passengers can expect more space to stretch out than ever before

Company car drivers will have 475 litres of expandable boot space as standard in their Niro EV

The Kia Niro EV takes advantage of the latest ultra-rapid charging technology

Kia’s EV6 is the largest and most luxurious model in Kia’s all-electric company car line-up

The EV6’s striking, minimalist interior will keep you calm and comfortable on long drives

The floating centre console envelops, as you move between home and office.

490 litres of configurable boot space with the rear seats in place expands to 1300 litres at the pull of a toggle

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Whether you’re a fleet manager or a user-chooser, there are plenty of great reasons to go electric with your next company car pick – ranging from the pragmatics of low running costs, through the kerb appeal of the latest electric in-car and driving tech, to ultimately reducing your impact on the world around you.

But how do you know which particular electric model is right for you. With a diverse line-up of three very different EVs – each with their own distinct features and character – Kia’s all-electric range of vehicles offers you the perfect range of choice.

First up, the Kia Soul: Kia’s original pioneering iconic all-electric model, now brought bang up to date with the latest powertrain and in-car tech. Next, the all-new Kia Niro EV, the latest future-thinking addition to Kia’s electric line-up. Then, the multi-award-winning Kia EV6, which offers the highest levels of long-distance space and luxury.

All of them feature the same financial benefits: zero road-tax in the first year, 2% BIK rates for 2022/2023 that could get a 20% rate taxpayer into a Kia electric model for as little as £150 per year (or £300 per year for a 40% taxpayer), plus exemption from urban congestion and ULEZ ultra-low-emission zones. Then there’s Kia’s confidence-inspiring seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty.

But which one of the Kia Soul, the Kia Niro EV or the Kia EV6 is the right electric company car for you? We’ve broken down and simplified all of the key features and benefits of each model to help you make exactly the right choice.

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Kia Soul: Character, utility and purpose

It all starts with the iconic Kia Soul EV. Now in its third generation, this freshly facelifted compact all-electric crossover perfectly fits the needs of drivers looking for a company car with edgy retro-futuristic style and an urban-friendly character. But don’t let those standout looks fool you. Behind that iconic exterior lies a purpose-built, no-nonsense EV with business front of mind.


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With up to 280 miles (WLTP) of range, the mighty Kia Soul EV offers the flexibility for every journey – short or long – with its 80kW rapid charging capability letting you top-up from 10 to 80 per cent in as little as 47 minutes*. That’s more time spent on pitches and less time at public chargers.

In terms of its model line-up, the Kia Soul EV cuts straight to the point with two brand new, ultra-focused trims, making it easier than ever to choose the right spec for your specific needs. The ‘Urban’ trim marks a new entry point in the Soul EV range with a 39.2kWh battery delivering 134bhp, 0-62mph in 9.9sec and an impressive 171-mile range.

The ‘Urban’ trim may be your entry-point in the range but there’s nothing entry-level about the specification. A vibrant 8.0in infotainment display (with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) is accompanied by a reversing camera, lane-keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control and automatic LED headlights.

The ‘Explore’ trim, takes an already impressive selection of special features and amps them up further. That means a powerful 64kWh battery, 201bhp, 280 miles of range and 0-62mph dispatched in a smile-inducing 7.9sec. Step inside and you’ll find a vibrant 10.25in touchscreen infotainment system (complete with sat-nav), rear parking sensors, leather upholstery, roof rails and heated front seats.

Let’s talk business. With a purchase price from £32,845 for the ‘Urban’ trim a 20% taxpayer can expect BIK payments of a little as £11 per month, while a 40% taxpayer, just £21. The range-topping ‘Explore’ trim starts from £39,045 which means a 20% taxpayer will pay £13 per month, and a 40% taxpayer, just £26. Affordable to buy, and affordable to run in equal measure.

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