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Kia Soul
Kia Soul
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Kia Soul Overview

Redesigned for 2014, the Soul brings more to the table than quirky styling. The boxy shape brings abundant interior space while the chair-like seats and big windows provide an excellent view out. Though it's fundamentally a budget hatchback, the Soul looks and feels like a low-riding SUV. An impressive list of upscale features is readily available, including heated seats, push-button start, touch-screen navigation, and a backup camera. The driving experience isn't that special: the ride, though improved, is still stiff, and handling is sound but unexceptional. Power delivery from the 160-hp four-cylinder feels just adequate, and overall fuel economy, 26 mpg, is not outstanding. But all the high-tech toys will successfully mask those shortcomings for many people. An electric version is due out this fall.

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