2016KiaSoul

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2016 Kia Soul - 4dr Hatchback (Base)
4dr Hatchback (Base)
MSRP:
$15,900
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 30 HWY
2016 Kia Soul - 4dr Hatchback (+)
4dr Hatchback (+)
MSRP:
$19,400
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 31 HWY
2016 Kia Soul - 4dr Hatchback (!)
4dr Hatchback (!)
MSRP:
$21,300
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 31 HWY
Kia Soul getting turbocharged variant, say hamsters

Hidden at the very end of the latest hamster video are the words "Turbo (Winter 2016)."

We've reached out to Kia to try and get confirmation about an upcoming Soul Turbo, after the company seemingly outed the new model in an ad last week.
Watch the Kia Soul hamsters take on 'Dueling Banjos'

The bluegrass song gets a modern take meant to sell Souls. Oh, and hamsters.

The Kia Soul hamsters are back, they're plump, and they're turning an old Bluegrass tune into a party anthem.
Driverless cars from Kia hit the road in Nevada

Kia now has permission to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in Nevada, and the company plans to start by experimenting with partially driverless tech. It wants to put some of these systems on sale by 2020.

For Sale

2013 Kia Soul
$11,977 / 31,588 miles / CA
2015 Kia Soul
$15,995 / 21,152 miles / CA
2014 Kia Soul
$13,991 / 20,560 miles / CA
Watch the Kia Soul hamsters take on 'Dueling Banjos'

The bluegrass song gets a modern take meant to sell Souls. Oh, and hamsters.

The Kia Soul hamsters are back, they're plump, and they're turning an old Bluegrass tune into a party anthem.
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2015 Kia Soul EV
Kia has electrified its popular Soul hatchback. We take it for Quick Spin road test review to see if the hamsters have reason to be excited.
2015 Kia Soul EV Prototype
Kia's popular and stylish Soul is getting an electric model soon. We drive an early prototype and let you know if it's worth getting excited about.
2014 Kia Soul
Kia's popular Soul is all-new for 2014. We've take it for a first drive in San Diego and filed this road test.
Kia recalls 260k Souls for possible steering failure

Kia will recall 256,459 units of the 2014-2016 Kia Soul and Soul EV because potential separation in the steering assembly can cause drivers to lose control.
208k Kia Soul models recalled over broken pedals

The Kia Soul – in both gasoline and electric variants – is being recalled due to accelerator pedals that may bend or break. A total of 208,858 vehicles are affected.
Kia recalling 96k Souls with sunroofs [UPDATE]

The headliner in the 2010-2013 Kia Soul may detach when the curtain airbags are deployed in models equipped with an optional sunroof. The Korean automaker is recalling nearly 100,000 vehicles to fix the problem.