This is why we think the new Kia Soul is a good car and why it should be the top choice among the college students and teenagers!
The iconic Soul crossover vehicle, one of Kia’s top-selling models in the United States, is a great compact sized car.
Because of its compact size, it is easily maneuverable in urban areas with lots of traffic on the roads, while its top crash test ratings make it one of the safest vehicles currently on the market.
The boxy car features an eye-catching exterior design and spacious cabin. The new generation models sits on a new platform that has been designed to provide great ride and handling, as well as a very comfortable ride.
Kia Soul is a good choice for drivers
- TOP safety rating
The all-new Kia Soul has received the highest possible safety rating from the U.S.’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration! The funky crossover earned all five stars in the frontal and side impact tests while getting four stars in the roll-over test.
- Simply better than rivals
There are several great cars in the boxy car segment, including the Nissan Cube, Scion xB and Fiat 500L, but none can match the new Kia Soul. The Soul has won several comparison tests beating all-the above-mentioned vehicles. Just recently, one of the U.S. renowned newspapers published a comparison test where Kia Soul blew away the new Fiat 500L.
- Premium features
This is another area that the new Kia Soul can not be beat! It offers a wide number of premium features that you can hardly find on other cars in the same segment. Those include: cooled front seats, push button start with Smart Key, heated steering wheel, heated rear seat cushions, Infinity audio system with LED speaker lights, panoramic sunroof with power sunshade, and many others.
- Affordable pricing
Kia Soul pricing start at $17,490 for the base LX model with 2,0L four-cylinder engine and 6-speed manual transmission. The fully loaded Soul GT-Line Turbo costs $27,490. Considering how many features you get for your buck, the new Soul crossover is considered the hidden bargain among new cars.
- Long list of awards:
Kia Soul has been recognized by many automobile experts around the globe for its great style, long list of standard safety features and comfort it provides. No wonders the Soul has received so many awards by now. Let’s mention a few of them:
- Must Test Drive Vehicles by Autotrader.com
- Named to the list of “10 Best Interiors” by Wardsauto.com
- “Best New Cars” list by About.com
- ALG residual value award for retaining its value better than any vehicle in the segment
- Top quality (extra reason)
Kia Soul has been recognized as the top quality vehicle in its segment for the second year in a row (according to J.D. Power’s car quality study)!
Could actually be the perfect car
There are many more reasons why Kia Soul’s the perfect first car for first-time drivers, college students, teenagers and other people.
Browse our daily-updated Kia news blog to find more reasons why every car buyer should put the vehicle at the top of their car shopping list.