New York International Auto Show marked the premiere of 2018-2019 Kia Soul crossover next generation.
The car got a new power line, it became quieter and more spacious.
The car has received upgraded suspension (front – “McPherson”, rear – semi-dependent torsion beam) and the optional Flex Steer function (selection of modes of operation of the electric power steering – Normal, Comfort and Sport).
By reducing the thickness of the windscreen pillars, the Korean engineers have improved the visibility of the crossover.
Also, now the tailgate is opened by about 6 centimeters wider and the capacity of the boot has increased by 7 liters and 685 liters.
As stated by the South Korean automaker, the noise level dropped by 3 dB.
The first – a 1.6-liter capacity of 132 horsepower, the second – 166-strong volume of 2.0 liters.
Both engines are paired with a 6 A range of mechanical transmission and a 6 -step “automatic”.
Already standard equipment in the crossover will include electric windows front doors, music system 6 speakers, adjust the steering column on the flight, central locking, satellite radio and Bluetooth.
In the United States the new 2018-2019 Kia Soul will be available in the third quarter of this year.
When the model gets to Russia, it is still unknown.