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2022 Kia Soul Gets Subtle Updates

2022 Kia Soul Gets Subtle Updates

The 2022 Kia Soul gets subtle updates to keep it feeling fresh while still offering the core qualities and technologies that fans love about the 2021 model. Here are just some of the interior tweaks that improve the user experience and enhance the connectivity of this popular family-hauler. For starters, Kia now offers the 10.25-inch touch screen system with navigation as a standard feature on the S, X-Line, and GT-Line. That means you don’t have to pay extra to enjoy…

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Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

U.S. News & World Report recently released a list of the best new and used vehicles for teens in 2019. The 2020 Kia Soul and the 2019 Kia Forte both made that list, showing that the Kia Soul and Forte are reliable and safe vehicles for inexperienced drivers. The 2020 Kia Soul earned the title of Best New SUV for Teens $25k to $30k. The subcompact SUV has an array of safety features, such as the standard rearview camera, available…

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Five Kia Models Make List of Best Choices for a New Car

Five Kia Models Make List of Best Choices for a New Car

U.S. News & World Report released its Best Choices for a New Car list not long ago. Five Kia models stand among the top 28 new cars of 2018. The editors made their choices based on the car’s price, cost of ownership, and predictability rating as determined by J.D. Power. Of the 28 cars on the list, the 2018 Kia Soul stole the show and secured the number one spot. The Kia Soul earned a reliability score of 5/5 and…

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2018 Kia Souls Named One of KBB.com’s 10 Coolest Cars List Under $20k

2018 Kia Souls Named One of KBB.com’s 10 Coolest Cars List Under $20k

The 2018 Kia Soul is raking in awards left and right. The Soul was named one of the best family vehicles on the market by both Edmunds and Parents magazine, and it was also recently named to Kelley Blue Book’s list of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000 for 2018. According to Kia, the editors at KBB.com website consider being fun to drive and fun to own among the main criteria in determining the awards. Each car to make the…

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Soul and Sorento Win Best Cars for the Money Awards

Soul and Sorento Win Best Cars for the Money Awards

The 2018 Kia Soul and Sorento recently made the news as both of these models earned prestigious awards: US News & World Report gave both cars the “Best Cars for the Money” awards, recognizing the Soul and Sorento for the ideal combination of quality and affordability. According to Kia, the “Best Cars for the Money” awards are given after vehicles are judged on 14 categories. US News noted that the Soul won the compact car category for having UVO infotainment,…

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Kia Soul Hamsters Get a New Addition

Kia Soul Hamsters Get a New Addition

You might remember the Kia Soul hamsters — a collection of fuzzy, cute mascots dedicated to representing the Soul’s quirky, fun-loving image. Now, however, with the unveiling of the Kia Soul Turbo, the Kia hamster family has a brand-new bundle of joy. Revealed in a new commercial for the model, little Turbo is faster and wilier than the rest, speaking to the Kia Soul Turbo’s more athletic build and need for speed. The commercial opens with a nurse tending to…

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Kia Models Earn “Best Cars for Families” Awards

Kia Models Earn “Best Cars for Families” Awards

Picking out the best car for your family can be difficult, especially if you’re on a tight budget and can’t afford to go a penny over. Fortunately, Kia makes some of the best cars for families, some of which have recently been recognized by U.S. News & World Report. The 2017 Kia Soul and Cadenza continue to uphold a reputation as affordable, stylish cars that are perfect for families! 2017 Kia Soul The new Soul took the award for the…

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Kia Soul and Sorento Earn Best Cars for the Money Awards

Kia Soul and Sorento Earn Best Cars for the Money Awards

Buying a new car is one of the most expensive things you will buy in your life. So, getting your money’s worth is a big deal. Every year, U.S. News & World Report gives out its Best Cars for the Money awards, which helps consumers narrow down their options for a great new car. This year, both the Kia Soul and Sorento took home prizes in their segments. These awards are based on a vehicle’s reliability, safety, and automotive experts’…

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New Turbocharged 2017 Kia Soul Offers 201 Horsepower

New Turbocharged 2017 Kia Soul Offers 201 Horsepower

The Kia Soul is continually coming out on top in its segment, and it looks like this isn’t going to change any time soon. Kia recently introduced a turbocharged 2017 Kia Soul that adds plenty of pep to the quirky car’s step, making it even more fun to drive. Turbocharge This new turbocharged 1.6-liter GDI engine offers 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, which is a significant increase from the Soul’s standard 161-horsepower 2.0-liter engine. With this turbocharged engine,…

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Yet Again Three Kia Models Earn 2015 Good Design Awards

Yet Again Three Kia Models Earn 2015 Good Design Awards

It seems as if Kia models are being praised more and more each year, with 2015 being no exception. Just recently, three Kia models earned 2015 GOOD DESIGN awards for–you guessed it–really good designs. The models honored were the 2016 Kia Sorento, 2016 Optima, and Soul-based Trail’ster concept car, thanks to a jury that included design professionals, industry specialists, and design media. Plus, this is the second year in a row in which three Kia models earned the GOOD DESIGN…

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