Archive for the ‘2016 Kia Soul’ Category
The 2017 Kia soul is finally getting some oomph! Yeah, that’s right. Since its birth in 2010, the Kia Soul has had many hurdles to jump, some of which were because of its aesthetics. Well, for the 2017 model, Kia is taking charge, making some changes, and adding a little more power under the hood — you could go as far to say they’re turbocharging its appeal.
The first big change for the 2017 Kia Soul is its new turbocharged engine. Originally, the Kia Soul Plus (+) and Soul Exclaim (!) shared the same 2.0-liter I4 engine, generating about 164-horsepower. It also had a combined EPA of 27 mpg. The new 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim will come standard with a 1.6-liter turbocharged I4 engine, increasing its horsepower to 201 horses, and its torque to 196 lb-ft. Contrary to popular belief that more power sacrifices fuel economy, the 2017 Soul model actually gets a slight boost in fuel economy to average out at 28 combined mpg. (more…)
It’s the middle of August, so schools will be back in session in no time, and unfortunately that means a more hectic commute for a few weeks. Whether you pulled the short straw and have to pack your car with kids for the morning carpool, or if you have a teen going off to college, you need a safe car, so why not Kia?
Kia is awarded with many safety awards every year, including several I.I.H.S. Top Safety Picks, and this year it received the highest rankings in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. Oh, and Kia has an industry-leading warranty, so it will be protected by a warranty for many years to come.
Looking for a family car, isn’t easy. There are so many choices, on the road and on the lot, and it can become pretty challenging to reach a decision. That’s why blogs like ours cut through the mess and present some of the best cars available so family-oriented drivers can get the facts about several cars on a single page. Today, we’d like to take a look at some great options for the family from the Kia lineup.
What makes a car fun?
Some say that style is most important, while others prefer strong performance – but at the end of the day, everyone can agree that a really fun car should, above all, inspire excitement. There are a lot of ways to bring a little excitement into your new vehicle, but few are quite as effective as a stand-out appearance both inside and out that provides just the right mix of attitude and comfort for all your cruising pleasure. Among those affordable, attractive, and powerful options available today, none offer as much excitement as the 2016 Kia Soul Exclaim(!).