About 10 people I know bought a KIA SOUL EV from California and use them where I live in Arizona. They were fantastic the 1st year or two but then I think the HEAT is winning out. Over half have reported a failure of the OBC On Board Charger. Over half have also had battery problems. KIA uses air cooling and I think it's not up to the task like water cooling. The Chevy SPARK EV and Volt and BOLT use water cooling. So does Tesla and many others. They all seem to be able to handle the HEAT. I'd love to try the new Hyundai IONIQ Electric but they also only sell them in California and very few other states. They have a lifetime battery warranty. I wonder how they would do in the desert HEAT. Many Southern states have similar problems and temperatures.