2018 Kia Soul Review, Redesign, Price
No doubt that knowing that new 2018 Kia Soul will be released is proof that Kia had great success over the years. Soul is surely model that they can be thankful to for that major success. Among the crossovers, new Soul can be one of the finest. This time, as the rumors are saying, Kia`s producers will turn their focus to the customers in the larger cities. That means that new Soul will be perfect small-size crossover which you can park anywhere you want it. Take a look on what is so special about this latest Kia`s product.
2018 Kia Soul Exterior and Interior Review
Even though Kia have announced some small refreshments will be made on the exterior of 2018 Kia Soul, you`ll still going to recognize him when he pass by you on the streets. His size and shape won`t be changed and they`re still going to keep his chassis made from lightweight materials. This time, his overall weight will be reduced for around 100 pounds. When it comes to the details on the exterior, we must notice that front fascia look very nice. There will be longer hood with some new lines on it.
There will be larger and wider grille with larger air vents to keep the engine cooled during the entire road. That can help the engine work better but with less effort from it. Headlights are rounder than before and made with brand new lamps which are proved to use minimum required energy. On the sides of new 2018 Kia Soul we can notice larger side mirrors with more place behind you to cover. On the back, there is slightly larger rear glass and next to it, larger taillights. Both of the bumpers are reinforced and there are more tougher materials used in them. Kia announced that customers will have more exterior color options this time to choose.
Interior design of new 2018 Kia Soul suffered a bit more changes than the exterior does. This time, main focus for the Kia`s producers is to make him more modern and more technologically equipped. First, they are trying to make him equipped with many connection options. For example, for the first time, there will be both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay systems. No doubt that will make the customers more than pleased. Kia`s engineers somehow made it to create stunning cabin organization so they can offer more room for the passengers inside. Seats are redesigned this time, first time for most of the years. They have better lumbar and sides support. Instrument board on 2018 Kia Soul is equipped with less buttons and with larger touchscreen. Also, Kia`s engineers designed larger climate vents to keep the temperature perfect during the entire time.
2018 Kia Soul Engine, Power, Abilities
Two engine units are announced for new 2018 Kia Soul. First, basic choice for new Soul will be 1.6-liter inline-4 unit. This one can supply new Soul with 130 horsepower and with torque amount of 118 lb/ft. Estimated basic fuel consumption for this engine is 24/30 mpg city/highway. 2nd available engine will be 2.0-liter inline-4 unit. This one can generate 161 hp and 151 lb/ft as torque amount. This one will have fuel consumption of 25/30 mpg city/highway. Both of these engine options could be paired with 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission system. It`s up to you to choose and both of them can be available with AWD mode.
2018 Kia Soul Price and Estimated Launch Date
Starting price for new 2018 Kia Soul can`t be under $18.500 you can be sure in that. His release date is still unknown but we think it`s going to be released at the beginning of summer 2018.