One of the most affordable compact cars, the 2016 Kia Soul is getting ready for release. This model is stylish, practical, comfortable well-equipped and spacious vehicle. Yes, it has all of these qualities and all of them are offered at an affordable price. The vehicle is powered by fuel efficient and powerful engine options. The 2016 Kia Soul will be fun to drive and its gas mileage is excellent. To find out more details about the 2016 Kia Soul, read the article below. We have a lot of juicy details to share with you, stay tuned!
2016 Kia Soul Exterior
The 2016 Kia Soul represents a smart hatchback which combines excellent style and a healthy dose of safety and functionality. For the 2016 model, the vehicle will receive only handful changes, since the previous model was redesigned from the bottom to the top. That redesign was rather evolutionary and ensured the vehicle a unique place in business. The company didn’t need to do much to make it perfect and only minor changes could make the vehicle competent and desirable among customers. Handling, comfort, and ride have been enhanced and a great number of features have been added. Even though the 2016 Kia Soul is considered to be a small hatch, it doesn’t have the same swept-back profile as most of the cars in this segment. The 2016 Kia Soul has a boxy shape which makes it different and unique. Most importantly, its boxy shape has positive impact on headroom and legroom inside of the cabin. It has a blunt front end with a floating roof over a blacked-out greenhouse. The back of the vehicle is decorated with new taillights while the front end gets bug-eye headlamps. The newcomer has stronger structure thanks to the high-strength steel. The suspension has also been reworked to provide comfortable, smooth, and outstanding driving feel.
Engine of 2016 Soul
As for the engine, there will be two engine options. The base engine for the newcomer will be a 1.6-liter I-4 engine. It enables you to get the maximum output of 130 hp and 118 pound-feet of torque. It is coupled to a six-speed automatic shifter or 6-speed manual shifter. Higher trim levels the Soul Exclaim and the Soul Exclaim will be powered by a 2.0-liter, direct-injection four-banger engine which has the capacity to deliver 164 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. It can be coupled to a six-speed automatic shifter which is optional for the base model.
Interior of 2016 Kia Soul
The cabin of the 2016 Kia Soul is comfortable having dual-density foam. There are also extended seat cushions. There is also a complement of steering-wheel controls along with center-console controls that are slightly leaned toward the driver. Besides all of the qualities mentioned above, you can easily go inside and outside of the cabin. As for the optional equipment, you will get heated door mirrors, rear cargo liftgate, turn signal indicator mirrors, power front windows, AM/FM radio, and an audio system with six speakers, among many others.
2016 Kia Soul Pricing
The starting price of the 2016 Kia Soul is $16.500. Higher trim levels with additional equipment will be more expensive.