The 2017 Kia soul has everything that a car lover would look
for. It is a wagon or compact hatchback but has many key
features which can be compared to a compact crossover SUV.
Lastly it was redesigned for 2014. The 2017 Kia Soul model
comprises of a new engine which will be made available in the
highest trim level Exclaim. Hence, the 2017 Kia Soul has got a
strong soul which would undoubtedly make its mark in the
compact car sector.
2017 Kia Soul Safety Features
How many airbags in 2017 Kia soul?
The 2017 Kia soul has an Advanced Airbag System with Dual Front
Advanced Airbags, Dual Front Seat Mounted Side Airbags and Full
length Side Curtain Airbags along with 3 point seat belts for
all sitting positions and front seatbelt Pretensioners.
2017 Kia soul Other Safety Features
The Anti Lock Brakes in the 2017 Kia Soul automatically senses
whn the tire ceases to rotate in cases of extreme breaking and
modulates the brake pressure to allow the tire to rotate
adequately which increases the cars stability during sudden
turns. Stability Control reduces the engine power or applies
gradual breaking when it senses that the vehicle has begun to
lose control.There is a complete suite of Driver Assistive
Features which includes Hill Start Assist, Auto On Headlights,
Daytime Running Lights, Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors, Night
Vision, Adjustable Pedals, Roll Over Protection System,
Traction Control, Blind Spot Monitoring System and Lane
Departure Warning System. Apart from these, the UVO eServices
allows the occupants to get help from the roadside assistance
through Automatic Crash Notification with the push of a button.
2017 Kia soul Safety Score
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded a ‘Good’
ranking in Moderate Overlap Front Test, Small Overlap Front
Test, Side Impact Test, Rear Crash Protection Test and Roof
Strength Test. The National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration has given an overall rating of 5 Stars with a
Five-Star in Frontal Crash Test, Five-Star in Side Crash Test
and Four-Star in Roll Over Test.
2017 Kia Soul Engine
The 2017 Kia soul has been made available in three trim levels:
Base, Plus and Exclaim. The base model is powered with a 1.6
liter 4 cylinder engine that produces a power of 130 HP and
torque of 118 pound-feet. This comes mated with a six speed
manual transmission. The six speed automatic transmission comes
optional but the front wheel drive remains standard. The fuel
mileage comes out to be 25 miles per gallon in the city
and 30 miles per gallon on highway. The next trim level Plus is
powered by a 2.0 liter engine producing 161 horsepower of power
and 150 pounds-feet of torque with an automatic transmission.
The fuel efficiency results out to be 25 mpg in the city and 31
mpg on highways. The topmost trim level Exclaim is powered by
an all new 1.6 litre turbocharged engine which is the best in
class. It produces a power of 201 HP and a torque of 195 pound
feet. This comes mated with a 7 speed dual clutch automatic
transmission. The resultant fuel efficiency comes up to 26 mpg
in the city and 31 mpg on highways.
2017 Kia Soul Exteriors
The 2017 Kia Soul will run over 16 – 18 inch alloy wheels
according to the trim level. The body has been redesigned with
sharp angles and sheet metal work with the roofline. The cargo
space is ample which is 24.2 cubic feet behind the rear seats
and 61.3 cubic feet with the rear seats folded. The overall
look is contemporarily squarish which has remained mostly
2017 Kia Soul Interiors
The interior includes black plastic work on the dashboard with
adequate use of Chrome, upgraded cloth upholstery or leather
seats in Exclaim and leather wrapped steering wheel. The seats
are wide and accommodating with adequate leg room for a long
ride. There is a touch screen display of 5.0 inch along with
Bluetooth connectivity, Satellite Radio, one USB port, Apple
CarPlay connectivity and Android Auto smartphone connectivity,
Rear View Camera and Keyless Ignition.
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