2014 Kia Soul

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The 2014 Kia Soul has been completely redesigned and offers numerous refinements such as a peppier 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, smoother ride quality, improved interior quality and more cargo space. It also offers a handful of new equipment options like a panoramic sunroof and a premium UVO eServices package with live streaming internet radio. A rearview camera, push-button start, an Infinity sound system, speaker lights and voice command navigation system with an 8-inch touchscreen are also optional.

The 2014 Kia Soil is offered in in three well equipped trim levels- base, Soul + and Soul !, or Plus and Exclaim.  Standard features on the base Soul include 16-inch steel wheels, full power accessories, heated mirrors,  Bluetooth® and a 6-speaker sound system with steering wheel-mounted audio controls, an auxiliary and an iPod/USB interface. Prices for the Base start at just $14,700.

The Soul Plus adds 17-inch alloy wheels, cruise, front and back center armrests and keyless entry. Options include auto on/off headlights, a rearview camera and the UVO infotainment system complete with voice command and streaming internet radio. An available Audio Package will add the above features plus automatic climate control, navigation with an 8-inch color touchscreen display, a premium Infinity sound system and speaker lights. Opt for the Primo Package, the mac daddy of them all, and you’ll get the panoramic sunroof, fog lamps, push-button start, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel.  If you’re shopping for fuel savings, an available ECO Package will get you low-rolling resistance tires and an automatic start and stop system. Prices for the Plus start at $18,200 and top out around $26,000 for a fully loaded version.

2014 Kia Soul

Stepping up to the Kia Soul Exclaim will add 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, LED headlight accents, power-folding side mirrors, a cooling glove box, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and the UVO infotainment system. Options include the panoramic sunroof, navigation, automatic climate control, the premium Infinity sounds system and speaker lights. Push-button start, Xenon headlights, leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats and heated rear seats are also optional. Prices for the Exclaim range from $20,300 to $26,195.

 refined suspension offers smoother ride, ample passenger space, lots of features, attractive starting price, styling.

 anemic base engine, styling, pricey top trims. 

Christine is a Contributing Editor at DriverPulse, a provider of online automotive editorial reviews and news. She is also an Account Manager and Head of Client Services for Nusani Media. She drinks a lot of coffee, loves to drive (manual, of course) and enjoys the company of her dog. She spends her free time exploring the great outdoors, painting and volunteering at her local animal shelter. Her passion for cars started at an early age. While most little girls were playing with dolls, she was playing with matchbox cars and watching her grandfather work on his prized Fords. She believes a vehicle should not only give you goosebumps while speeding around the circuit, its design should be purpose focused and elicit a pure emotional response. Her dream car, the Porsche Carrara GT, may not be easy to control however it is the perfect definition of form following function; mind blowing performance and beauty.

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