To better perceive the image of the new 2018-2019 Kia Soul – need to get rid of the standards and stereotypes, as Soul expands the scope and blurs the boundaries.
He looks like a crossover, but the parameters becomes a par with the class-B.
In fact – it’s front-wheel drive hatchback with an unusually long wheelbase of 2550 mm and a length of more than 4 meters.
The appearance of the 2018-2019 Kia Soul is not even a hint of fashion now biodesign, on the contrary, is dominated by the square chopped form.
Curved forward bumper, narrow radiator grille and headlamps narrowed slyly.
When you look at the 2018-2019 Kia Soul in the profile – it may seem that the roof has a slight slope, but this is only an optical illusion, which occurs through the slightly sloping upper window line.
Also, in profile clearly visible massive expressive arch of wheels.
It is worth noting that the standard provided for the wheels 16, diameter, and as an alternative – offers 18-inch “shoes.”
Sharma added and the black matte surface apron mirrors and moldings.
The back of the completely vertical, but it do not forget to decorate the original vyshtampovki.
The interior of the 2018-2019 Kia Soul is simple and, at the same time, elaborate.
Upholstery, of course, not leather, but also plastic and fabric quality.
Scale devices unpretentious, but expressive, each recessed in a separate niche.
On special attention deserves the design of the center console, she carefully wraps the dash, which greatly facilitates access to the switches and controls.
For setting the parameters of climate control and airflow direction – you need only make a small move in the direction of the steering wheel and radio management, in general, made on the steering wheel.
Crowns the whole composition cute circular recess for various trifles.
The 2018-2019 Kia Soul real krossoverskaya planting, 12 cm higher than conventional cars.
However, in the search for the optimum location behind the wheel – it turns out that the steering wheel is adjusted only up and down.
But, at the same time, the absence of a steering wheel offset compensated wide range of seat adjustments, so the problems with finding a comfortable fit will not arise.
The expressive wheel arches away a few square centimeters of space at the back door, but they open so widely that the rear seats can be downloaded, even a refrigerator.
Designated the back row legroom is not spared, and above his head is enough space, thanks to the square shape of the roof.
But what exactly should not expect Soul, so it is krossoverski large trunk.
Here we must remember that this is, after all, urban hatchback, and therefore the volume of the compartment of 222 liters.
But if you look in more detail, it appears that under the shelf hides another 100 liters for other small items.
Of course, for the transportation of dimensional things developers should consider the possibility of folding the back of the sofa in a proportion of 60 to 40. Visibility, thanks to the high landing, is not satisfactory, the side mirrors, though small, but give a complete picture of the traffic situation.
When reversing may slightly interfere with the wide rear rack, but if you’re used to rely solely on mirrors, this structural feature does not affect the result.
Ground clearance 16.5 cm gives us confidence that the high curbs can be taken by storm, without fear to hear a distinctive sound.
It is logical that some potential buyers 2018-2019 Kia Soul, with its ambitious krossoverskoy appearance wish to be able to completely drive connection.
But the model developers on this issue categorical – 2018-2019 Kia Soul created for asphalt, so the option 4 for 4 s to anything, even as an option.
The range of engines for the Soul model borrowed from the 2018-2019 Kia the Seed , so we can say that they have already been tested by time.
This engine capacity of 1.6 liters.
The first gasoline – at 124 hp, the second diesel – 115 hp.
If a gasoline engine is offered only 5 -speed mechanics, the diesel, and a 4 -step automatic.
Another advantage of the diesel engine is the fuel consumption – a combined cycle to 5.2 liters per 100 km.
Although gasoline counterpart demonstrates good performance – 6.5 liters.
It is clear that a greater appetite 2018-2019 Kia Soul compensates for good acceleration dynamics – 11 seconds from 0 to “hundreds” is 0.3 seconds faster than that of diesel.
A custom geometry of the body, the 2018-2019 Kia Soul in turns showing the small banks, but if you stay within reasonable speeds, even on the most complex road junctions discomfort will not arise.
At 2018-2019 Kia Soul jewelry precise and clear in their responses steering and fairly stiff suspension.
Irregularities of our roads are not ideal, it fulfills in sport laconically, but it is obvious that this rigidity allows the car with increased ground clearance to avoid additional banks.
Price 2018-2019 Kia Soul starts at 589,000 rubles.