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What's the best car for $20,000? We chose a handful of desirable sedans, hatchbacks and SUVs to give you a good place to start your search.

First Drive

As the name suggests, the engine is the focus of this upgrade. And it's a successful one.

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But it only comes with a dual-clutch transmission

Throw in the best interior appointments and you have the best Soul you can buy.

Paris

Turbo model coming stateside previewed as the Soul SX in Paris

Sing it with us: just let your souuuul glow...

Followup

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.

Video

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.

Official

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.

Recalls

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.

Official

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.

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A woman in Colorado finds a mechanic at Peak Kia North used her car as his own, put 200 miles on it in four days, and didn't fix the issue she took it in for.

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.

Official

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.

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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.

Report

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.

Video

A sinkhole in New Jersey opened up on a quiet neighborhood street Tuesday morning, swallowing a car whole and sending three families fleeing from their homes.

Recalls

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.

Teased

Kia releases a second teaser of the Soul-based electric all-wheel-drive concept it's bringing to the Chicago Auto Show next week, and tells us it'll be called the Trail'ster.

Teased

Kia is teasing what looks to be a concept version of its Soul with e-AWD ahead its Chicago Auto Show debut. The pumped-up take on the hatchback gets an electric all-wheel drive system and slightly more rugged styling.

Recalls

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.

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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 name) and on social media, Nissan is promoting the EV as the "world's cleanest car" (it's a paint thing). We don't know how much the paint prank is costing, but we do have some estimated numbers for the TV ads.