Kia Soul

Price $16,995 – $37,995
Fuel consumption < 10.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
The Kia Soul has wisely kept the same recipe, and its sales are healthier than ever. Two gas enginesare available. The 130-hp four-cylinder engine is the only one available with a six-speed manual gearbox or optional automatic. The second choice, a 164-hp engine is available with the six-speed automatic only. A third powertrain, the Soul EV, is entirely electric and its autonomy as advertised is superior to that of the competition.

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First Drives2020 Kia Soul: Owning the Boxy Wagon Niche
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Kia Canada is announcing a recall on the all-new 2021 Seltos as well as the 2020-2021 Soul and 2020 Forte . Nearly 20,000 units are affected. It’s the first time the Seltos, which hit the market about a year ago, has been recalled. The problem is found in the naturally …
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Review: Kia Autonomous Technology
Autonomous vehicles that drive themselves are the talk of the automotive world, how close is that reality? At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Kia showcased its technology, and invited journalists to its proving grounds in the Mojave desert for a real hands- off experience. (This segment originally …
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Long-Term Test Drive: 2016 Kia Soul EV
"Range anxiety may be fairly new to the automotive lexicon," says Graeme Fletcher, "but it&#39;s something that all new electric vehicles owners think about—at least at first." With that in mind, Graeme undertook a long-term test drive of the 2016 Kia Soul EV, an electric-powered compact that stands out from …
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Test Drive: 2015 Kia Soul EV
On this edition of Test Drive, Graeme Fletcher gets right to the point. With the 2015 Kia Soul EV, Graeme says it "could be the shot in the arm the electrified world has been waiting for." With a battery that&#39;s 30 per cent better than the one it replaces, and …
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Review - 2015 Kia Soul EV
Graeme has a go in the new electric Soul to see if it can live up to the successful pedigree of it's gasoline powered sibling. Motoring 2014 Episode 19 …