What You Should Know About the 2019 Kia Soul Hatchback

May 14th, 2019 by

The brand-new 2019 Kia Soul is a subcompact SUV that has a 5-passenger seating capacity. The stylish vehicle offers loads of upscale features, has an abundant cargo space of 61.3 cubic feet with the rear seat folded down and comes with a low price tag and an incredible warranty.

2019 Kia Soul

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What’s New for the 2019 Kia Soul near Decatur, GA?

The distinctly styled 2019 Kia Soul gets standard features that were optional in the previous model year. They include:

  1. 5-inch touchscreen with a rearview monitor
  2. Voice activation to remove the distraction of looking to the infotainment system
  3. Auto on/off headlights

What Type of Trims does the 2019 Kia Soul Offer?

The affordable Kia Soul is available in Base, Plus (+), and Exclaim (!) trim levels.

Base Soul ($17,430) comes with the following features:

  • Power windows and locks
  • Heated mirrors
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • 6-speaker SiriusXM® audio system with satellite radio compatibility
  • USB and auxiliary inputs

Options on the Base Soul include the automatic transmission and a Convenience Package that adds 7-inch touchscreen audio, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, rearview camera, auto on/off headlights, automatic temperature control, and satellite radio.

Soul+ ($21,430) includes features such as:

  • Larger 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Additional fender trim
  • Outside-mirror turn signals
  • Driver armrest and upgraded center console
  • Rear camera system
  • Center armrest in the back seat

Plus Souls can be ordered with the Designer Collection package, comprised of 18-inch wheels, a leather steering wheel, and 2-tone exterior paint – either white with a red roof or red with a black roof.

Soul! ($23,930) Boasts:

  • Unique 18-inch wheels
  • Fog lamps
  • Projector headlamps
  • Front LED marker lamps and rear ‘halo’ lights
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Power driver’s seat
  • Cooled glove box
  • Glossy piano-black trim for the dash

Plus+ and Exclaim! Models come with UVO eServices capability, which includes an 8-inch touch screen and apps for Pandora etc.
Options:

  • Full navigation system
  • 350-watt Infinity audio
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Fog lamps
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated seats for all four outboard seating positions.

Under the Hood

The base Soul comprises a 1.6L DOHC 4-cylinder engine that generates 130 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque which can be paired to the standard 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). If you choose the 6-speed manual transmission, you’ll get 24 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway while the 6-speed automatic gives you 26 mpg city/31 mpg hwy.

The Plus Soul steps up to a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine making 164 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. It has the 6-speed automatic transmission and the fuel economy is estimated at 25 mpg city/30 mpg highway.

The Soul Exclaim is driven by a Turbo 1.6L engine that generates 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque when paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The fuel economy is expected around 26 mpg city/31 mpg hwy.

Cargo Space - 2019 Kia Soul

What Safety Features Does the 2019 Kia Soul Offer?

The 2019 Kia Soul offers a huge suite of available safety features to ensure you and your passengers are protected.

Standard features include:

  • Stability control
  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes
  • Height-adjustable front seat belts
  • Six airbags (front, front-side, and full-length side-curtain).

Optional equipment includes:

  • Forward-collision warning
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

Search for a new 2019 Soul at Ed Voyles Kia of Chamblee in Georgia. Visit us and take a test drive today!

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