Frequently Asked Questions

How does an Electric Car work?

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In simple terms, energy is stored in a large battery, which drives a powerful electric motor. To charge it, just plug it into a home charge point, or a public charger when you’re out and about, the car takes care of the rest.

What's it like to drive an Electric Car?

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A lot of fun actually - because electric cars are incredibly responsive. Unlike combustion engines, their electric motors produce maximum torque at any rpm. So, you can enjoy instant acceleration without worrying about gear changes.

Are Electric Cars efficient?

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​In a word, yes. EVs convert over 77% of the electrical energy from the grid to power at the wheels. Conventional gasoline vehicles only convert about 12% - 30% of the energy stored in gasoline to power at the wheels.

CHOOSING THE RIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR YOU

Our electric cars have 4 different powertrains, so you can choose one to best suit your lifestyle. Ask yourself questions, such as how many miles do I drive?, How much traffic do I encounter?, Where can I charge the vehicle, if necessary?, How environmentally friendly do I want to be? and Do I drive in low emission zones that charge fees?

Kia hybrid and electric
Kia hybrid and electric