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Kia Offers Another Sneak Peek of 2020 Soul Ahead of L.A. Show

Third-gen Soul gets a slew of interior and exterior updates.

by Michael Strong on Nov.23, 2018

Kia offered up a second round of teaser photos of the 2020 Soul in advance of the L.A. Auto Show.

Kia continued its slow tease of the updated 2020 Soul with a more revealing look of the small car’s exterior as well as some interior components as well.

The all-new 2020 Soul crossover will make its world debut Nov. 28, at the LA Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA.  The new version is “(i)nstantly recognizable and thoroughly modern,” according to Kia. The new version comes with a slew of new technology, advanced driver assistance systems and more interior room, especially cargo space.

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It also comes with a new version, the rugged X-Line, which will be offered in the first half of 2019. Other editions include the LX, EX, S, and GT-Line models, along with the all-electric EV.  (more…)

2020 Kia Soul Teased Ahead of LA Auto Show Debut

New platform, new longer-range EV, more tech - but a familiar design.

by Paul A. Eisenstein on Nov.14, 2018

Kia's quirky crossover will likely grow slightly larger when the gen-3 model hits the road.

The annual L.A. Auto Show is approaching fast and that means manufacturers are starting to drop hints about all the new models they’ll be debuting in the City of Angels later this month.

The latest to weigh in with a teaser image is Kia, which will pull the wraps off the 2020 Soul at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Official details about the 2020 Kia Soul are sparse, the Korean carmaker noting only that “the Soul is all new for 2020 and will come to market with a bold, immediately recognizable design.”


Kia Puts a Little Zip into New Soul

Maker adds turbocharged model to line-up.

by Joseph Szczesny on Nov.15, 2016

Kia unveiled a new, more powerful turbocharged Soul crossover at the L.A. Auto Show.

The Kia Soul has been around for years but even though its basic shape has changed the ambitious South Korean automaker has continued to keep the popular crossover vehicle fresh.

So during the Los Angeles Auto Show, Kia plans to roll out a turbocharged version of the Soul capable of producing 201 horsepower giving one of Kia’s most-popular and most beloved vehicles plenty of zip to go with its easily recognized exterior pizzazz.

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Fans of the Soul had long lobbied for a little more zip in their favorite ride and the 2017 Soul Exclaim delivers, noted Orin Hedrick, Kia Motor America vice president of product planning. (more…)