2017 Kia Soul and Soul EV is a compact budget car for everyday use of consumers. It has been facelifted presently in the factory of Kia and, this time, the maker is focusing mainly on demands of their existing customers. Many features will remain same as it was found in the last model, but there will be few remarkable changes worth mentioning as well in 2017 models.
Power output and engine are standard in this car and you should not expect it to provide performance as that of sports cars. If you are looking for a car in which you can travel daily here and there with your friends and family within a limited budget, this is the one for you.
2017 Kia Soul Redesign
With an enormously large grille part in the front damper, this car has got smaller wheels of 16 inches. The size of wheels is 205/60 R16 and you will be provided with a kit which will be helpful for spare tire purpose. Headlights are of standard size and there are small indicator lamps fitted in the corners of each headlight box.
There is also a small beam of LED in the upper layer of each headlight box. Ground clearance is a bit on the lower side which increases chances of it to hit the ground, but if you restrict yourself to on road inside the city, you can avoid that risk. Standard quality alloy wheels of five paired spokes are fixed in this car.
Among the many salient points of 2017 Kia Soul and Soul EV, there is power lift-gate for easy access to trunk and body color bumper and side mirrors. Other features are glasses of deep tinted type, intermittent wipers of variable nature and grille having body colour as well. The seating capacity of this car officially is for five passengers, estimated considering adults. If there are infants as passengers, you can include more than five passengers.
Rear seats can be adjusted to increase the interior space and facilitate more comfortable ride. For ease of the driver, there is a foot rest provided as often drivers’ legs get tired of pushing the pedals. You will find almost all necessary consoles which are Bluetooth for audio streaming and talk back facility, roof antenna for good radio connection, audio speakers, Pandora Link for iPhone connectivity and satellite radio, speed compensator, climate control, navigation, etc. there are safety features as well such as an airbag, stability control, child lock to say the least.
2017 Kia Soul and Soul EV Specs and Price
Under the hood, 2017 Kia Soul and 2017 Kia Soul EV has got a 1.6-liter engine of turbocharged technology as the base version. This engine can produce a power of up to 130 HP. Fuel economy is supposed to be 24 mpg for city drive and 30 mpg on highway.
There can be an electric engine version of this with 27 kWh battery of lithium ion producing around 109 HP with a torque of about 210 lb-ft.
2017 Kia Soul and Soul EV is supposed to arrive by the end of 2016 and will be priced around $33,000 for the base version.