The 2014 Kia Soul is the second generation of the successful crossover SUV that not only pioneered its class but also redefined the Kia brand as more ‘down with the kids’. The question is: has it got enough soul to cut it as one of the segment’s movers and shakers?
With the Crossover category getting more and more stuffed with talented rivals, Kia had to really pull out all the stops with this new model. The result is an improved, bigger, trendier and generally more sure of itself car that also boasts the option of Kia’s first all-electric motor.
When you first look at the new 2014 Kia Soul, you’ll be forgiven for thinking that nothing much has changed, however if you look closer then you’ll see a car which has matured well with the times. Originally it’s funky ‘out there’ vibe was a breakthrough for the Kia designers and so had [...]
If you are on a budget the Kia Soul is worth a look, though the road tax is pretty high. There is an all-electric version coming soon if running costs are an issue.
If you’re looking for a compact family motor which wont break the bank, the Kia Soul could be worth considering.
The 2014 Kia Souls boxy exterior, roomy cabin and a decent-sized boot, which has been increased by 14 litres to 354 litres compared to its predecessor, will all appeal to families looking for a car which fits a lot of space into a small footprint.
The Start comes with a petrol engine only, a DAB radio and air-conditioning, as well as 16-inch steel wheels, but the trim isnt as slick as those offered by its pricier counterparts.