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2020 Kia Soul gets fuel economy ratings boost

Versions powered by the 2.0-liter from the Forte get 31 mpg combined

Versions powered by the 2.0-liter from the Forte get a combined 31 mpg.

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2020 Kia Soul gets funkier and adds a long-range Soul EV

Choose from naturally aspirated, turbo or electric power

Choose from naturally aspirated, turbo or electric power.

2020 Kia Soul teased ahead of L.A. Auto Show debut

It will be available in gas and electric versions again

It will be available in gas and electric versions again.

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Kia Soul EV spied, shows over 250-mile range

We expect it will deliver similar power and range as Kona Electric

We expect it will deliver similar power and range as Kona Electric.

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Next-gen Kia Soul EV spied

We get a peek at its new design

We get a peek at its new design.

Car cocktails and Risky Business Porsches with Brett Berk | Autoblog Podcast #502

We talk movie cars and car-themed mixed drinks with contributor Brett Berk.

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.

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.

Kia Soul EV will go on sale in four more US states

Eastern States Will Get Distribution In The Fourth Quarter This Year

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland will get the Kia Soul electric vehicle soon.

2016 Kia Soul EV gets $2k-cheaper base model

Kia has updated its Soul EV range, adding the new entry-level EV-e trim, which reportedly slashes the price by some $2,000 before incentives.

Kia, Hyundai working on wireless charging with Mojo Mobility

Soul EV Can Roam Pacific Northwest With Lots More DC Fast Chargers

Kia will add electric-vehicle charging stations at dealerships throughout Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Georgia as it gets ready to sell more Soul EVs.

Kia continues Ecology Center support, donates Soul EV

Kia is donating a Soul EV to The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, CA, for the automaker's third year of partnering with the non-profit group. Last year, the company contributed two electric car charging stations.

Kia dealer: Soul EV nothing but a political statement

E-Mail to Prospective Customer Says Electric Vehicle May Hurt Environment More Than Helping It

Kia of Vancouver dealership managers question Soul EV's financial and environmental benefits.

Kia Soul EV will start sales in five more states by June

Automaker Cites California Popularity For Expansion

Kia Soul EV sales will come to Texas, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Georgia by June.

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.

A verified hit, Kia Soul EV will come to new markets

Changes Planned For Original Five-State Distribution Plan

The Soul EV is so popular with new customers that Kia wants to expand availability beyond the 17 dealerships in California where it's currently sold. Where is still unspecified.

Nissan, Kia spending big to promote EVs, Chevy stays conservative on Volt

Football, Rachel Maddow Fans Among Most Engaged By 'Kick Gas'

With 22 months of record Leaf sales under its zero-emission belt, Nissan has started two big ad campaigns for the battery-powered Leaf. On TV, there's the Kick Gas campaign (it's a popular na

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