The Kia Soul was presented at New York, which compared to the previous generation, is larger in size, being wider at 15,24 mm (1.800 mm in total), has 20,3 mm longer wheelbase (2.570 mm in total) but the height has remained the same (1.610 mm).
It is available in 7 colors and 3 trim levels (Base Soul, Soul Plus and Soul Exclaim) and mechanically it will be equipped with the 1.6 liter GDI engine producing 130 hp and 160 Nm of torque and the 2.0 liter GDI producing 164 hp and 205 Nm of torque. The engines are combined with a 6 speed manual transmission or a 6 speed automatic.
It is equipped with a brand new frame, which is 29% harder, features McPherson struts and more torsion. The Flex Steer system is available on the extra equipment and it has three modes Comfort, Normal and Sport.