2020 Kia Soul Makes World Debut in Los Angeles

2020 Kia Soul Makes World Debut in Los Angeles

29.11.2018: Next-Generation Soul Strikes Back With Forward Design, Modern Tech, and More Diverse Model Lineup • Iconic shape and profile evolve on top of all-new platform

Next-Generation Soul Strikes Back With Forward Design, Modern Tech, and More Diverse Model Lineup




•    Iconic shape and profile evolve on top of all-new platform


•    Technologically advanced cockpit designed to provide visceral musical experience


•    New 2.0-liter engine and available IVT transmission combination


•    Available 10.25-inch wide display2 and available Head-Up Display play up Soul’s high-tech image


•    New “GT-Line” models and “X-Line” adds more visual and performance excitement to Soul family







At the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show today, Kia Motors America (KMA) introduced a better way to roll with the world debut of the all-new 2020 Soul, a completely new yet familiar version of Kia’s beloved and award-winning urban runabout.




Taking everything that helped popularize the quirky, unconventionally styled subcompact, Kia Motors poured more of its soul into nearly every inch of the vehicle, resulting in a third-generation that continues to transcend unmatched style, peppy performance, thrilling technology, and urban practicality.



 
“The Soul has been a massive success since its introduction to the U.S. market, blowing its (now defunct) rivals out of the water and establishing itself as an automotive icon with its fun-loving character and eccentric style,” said Orth Hedrick, executive director of Car Planning and Telematics.




“Even with an entirely new generation of competitors now crowding the marketplace, we are confident the all-new Soul will once again prove to be a tough contender given its unparalleled style and impressive level of invigorating technology and customization options.”
 



Proving the point that “there is a Soul for everyone,” the normally aspirated and optionally turbocharged Soul is available in six trim levels – LX, S, X-Line, GT-Line, EX, “EX Designer Collection” – plus the all-new Soul EV (outlined in a separate press release). Pricing will be available closer to expected on-sale date in the first half of next year.





   
Kia Motors America also photo

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