The Kia Soul has become one of the most unique car concepts which have helped make it so popular. The Soul offers a unique look at cars and the stunning appeal seen on both the inside and outside with a surprising amount of room has helped make it appeal to consumers of all ages. With the 2018 Kia Soul expected to be unveiled at a huge event early 2017, all eyes will be on a fun-loving and truly unique concept.
The 2018 Soul is rumoured to be an even more amazing concept than the current model which is expected to bring in an even wider consumer base. Over the years, we have seen the popularity of smaller, compact cars increase in popularity, and based on what we’ve seen so far with the 2018 models it will surely be considered one of the top 2018 compact cars.
In the following preview of the 2018 Kia Soul specs, features, price, and release date we take a closer look at all things considered for the base, +, and ! model.
2018 Kia Soul Specs and Features – Base, +, and! Model
The 2018 Kia Soul specs and features will have many similarities and differences side by side with the 2017 models. Some of the biggest differences will include more cargo room behind the backseat, more colour options, and an AWD model. Expect to also see all of the top features to return such as heated steering wheel, upscale options, panoramic moonroof, colour illuminated lighting, and high-quality interior.
The unique box-shaped exterior will once again become the concept as the 4-door hatchback sedan will also sport an upscale look. With more curves and an optional rear wing, expect to see a more modern, and sportier styling package.
Some of the most notable optional and standard features will likely include a chrome accents, heated outside mirrors, power sunshade, projector beam headlights, HID headlights, LED interior and exterior lighting, 16, 17, and 18” wheels, satellite radio, Infinity stereo system, speaker lights, ambient lighting, touchscreen voice command navigation, UVO infotainment, and much more.
It sounds like the 2018 Kia Soul engine will be a 4-cylinder 1.6 and 2.0 litre with 130 and 165-horsepower respectively along with both a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission option. The gas mileage will be similar to the 2017 model coming in around 25MPG/city and up to 32MPG/highway.
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2018 Kia Soul Price and Release Date – Base, +, and! Model
The same great pricing seen in previous year’s of the Soul will once again be seen across all 2018 models, and below, we have detailed the expected price for the Base, +, and ! models.
|2018 Kia Soul Base Price||Starting at $15,900|
|2018 Kia Soul + Price||Starting at $19,500|
|2018 Kia Soul! Price||Starting at $21,500|
Early word on the upcoming 2018 Kia Soul release date suggests it may be one of the first new Kia’s launched globally. New leaks suggest it may become available for consumer retail as early as late Q3 in some markets including the US, Korea, and China. It isn’t expected to make its way to Europe and Canada until late 2017 to early 2018 which is pretty consistent with all other 2018 Kia cars, crossovers, and SUV’s.
With more to come on the new 2018 Soul specs, features, price, and release date so be sure to check back often to get the very latest rumours and confirmations.