As compared to the previous model, the 2018 Kia Soul will definitely be more attractive. Kia Soul is one of the most popular crossovers made by Kia. It is an all- wheel drive car in which the height form the ground is not too much. It is set to be revamped and hit the markets in the upcoming year.
2018 Kia Soul – Design Changes
To attract the young customers, the new Kia Soul will probably have a different roof color from the rest of the exteriors of the car. The manufacturers are aiming at giving the car a new swanky feel by installing two radiator grilles at the front, one below the other. The windscreen will definitely be wider in the new Kia Soul. The headlights will be more elongated with LED lights. Two fog lamps have been added just to the corners of the bumper grille.
On the rear side of the car, two large brake lights are fixed on either side of the bumper. The radius of the wheel arches has been increased. The overall lines of the Kia Soul have been made straighter and the angularity in the design has been decreased. The length of the car is 4140 mm while the height is 1605 mm. the ground clearance of the car would be around 150 mm.
People who are waiting for the 2018 Kia Soul should not expect anything extraordinary from the new Kia Soul. The interiors will be done up in plastic. There will be a chrome trim in tandem with original lighting. Only parts of the interior that will be covered in leather would be the gear stick box and the steering wheel. The central infotainment system will have 5” display. The computer screen will be in the middle of the dashboard, with the tachometer and the speedometer. Not many details have been disclosed about the specifications of the interiors as the makers want to keep most of the details under wraps.
2018 Kia Soul – Engine Specs
The engine in the 2018 Kia Soul will have two options; petrol and diesel. The petrol engine will have 1. 6-liter capacity and will have four cylinders. It will be able to go from 0 to 100 km/h in about 12 seconds. The diesel engine will be of 1.6-liter- 1.8-liter. The diesel engine is expected to give more fuel economy. Expected fuel economy will be about 6.5 liters for 100 km.
2018 Kia Soul – Availability and Price
The 2018 Kia Soul is expected to hit the market in the first few weeks of 2018. The South Korean manufacturers are expected to keep the crossover in the affordable category. The base trim model, without any additional features, will cost about $25,000. The higher trim levels with more customizations and a better engine will cost about $38,000. The actual price will only be known to the people once the car actually hits the market. Till then we can only wait and keep guessing about the price and the features of this car.