2017 Kia Soul Exclaim
2017 Kia Soul Exclaim - The Kia Soul is one of those cars that challenges marks. Is it a hatchback or a wagon or a SUV? It's really a blend of all three, and however this mix has the potential for disappointment or joke, Kia set up together a car that takes the best that each style brings to the table.

Historically, the Kia Soul has been contrasted with different oddballs, for example, the Scion xB and Nissan Cube, both of which profited by their square shaped shape to benefit as much as possible from inside space. The Scion and Nissan rivals have since been suspended, leaving the Soul in a class of one. Subcompact SUVs are currently picking up ubiquity and could positively be considered contenders.

The Soul, in any case, gets a particular edge over the opposition with its crazy style, energetic approach and a peppier turbo engine that makes a big appearance this year. Add to that a liberal guarantee and top safety scores, and the Soul's allure is solid, regardless of your age.

The 2017 Kia Soul finally gets the one thing it's needed since the primary hamster-driven 5-door hatchback showed up on our boulevards: horsepower. The top-level 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim now gloats a 201-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder that conveys the verve the Kia Soul's crazy styling and advertising since a long time ago guaranteed.

The all-electric Soul EV touts sans gas driving, however its range is just 93 miles, and accessibility is constrained. The 2017 Soul is a convincing option not simply to subcompact SUVs like the Fiat 500X or Mini Cooper Countryman, additionally the Mazda3, Chevrolet Cruze and Honda Civic hatchbacks, especially when you consider its long guarantee and low beginning price.

2017 Kia Soul Exclaim Key Competitors

2017 Kia Soul Prices and Trims

With a beginning price of $16,100, the base Kia Soul accompanies the most reduced price tag in our minimized car rankings. Before you get excessively energized, however, note you might need to avoid the base model in support for one of the upper Soul trim levels (2017 Kia Soul Exclaim). Going with this clearance room price are not very many standard features, a timid engine, and no available packages.

2017 Kia Soul

Every 2017 Kia Soul model has an alternate engine and transmission blend, yet all accompany front-wheel drive. Powering the base Soul is a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual transmission. On the off chance that you don't care for shifting your own riggings, you can move up to a six-speed automatic transmission for $1,560. Standard features incorporate fabric seating, a six-speaker sound framework, Bluetooth, a USB port, and satellite radio. That is equivalent to or superior to anything what you'll get with the comparably priced Kia Forte ($16,600) and Ford Focus ($16,775).

Kia Soul Plus (+)

Other than getting an all the more powerful engine and automatic transmission alongside additional items like a rearview camera and touch-screen show, you likewise have the chance to add distinctive packages to the $19,800 Soul Plus (+), which you can't do in the base model. You additionally have 11 outside paint alternatives to look over – more than in whatever other trim.

The UVO Package ($1,000) incorporates a calfskin wrapped steering wheel and shift handle, two USB ports, vicinity scratch passage, a push-catch start, and the UVO infotainment framework with a 7-inch touch-screen show, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. The Audio Package retails for $2,000 and incorporates everything from the UVO Package, while updating the screen to 8 inches and including a Harman Kardon premium sound framework, route, and HD Radio.

For $4,000, the Primo Package accompanies cowhide situates, a 10-way power-customizable driver's seat, an eight-way power-movable traveler situate, warmed and ventilated front seats, warmed rear seats, a warmed steering wheel, an all encompassing sunroof, a 4.3-inch advanced instrument group show, blind side observing, rear cross traffic alert, lane takeoff cautioning, and forward impact cautioning. You can likewise include remote begin for $425.

Kia Soul Exclaim (!)

The 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim (!) trim begins at $22,800. It gloats another powertrain for 2017: a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine alongside a seven-speed double grip automatic transmission. Standard features incorporate mix material/cowhide situates, a calfskin wrapped sport steering wheel and shift handle, the 7-inch touch-screen UVO infotainment framework, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a 4.3-inch computerized instrument bunch show, closeness scratch section, and a push-catch start.

The available Tech Package ($3,000) includes warmed front and rear seats, a 10-way power-flexible driver's seat, a 8-way power-customizable traveler situate, a warmed steering wheel, HID headlights, two USB ports, a Harman Kardon premium sound framework, a 8-inch touch screen, route, HD Radio, blind side checking, and rear cross traffic alert. You can include an all encompassing sunroof for another $1,000 or remote begin for $425.
2017 Kia Soul Exclaim

Kia Soul EV

Customers in specific states will have the choice to buy the all-electric Kia Soul EV. Before including choices, valuing for these trims will probably run between the low and mid-$30,000s, however this can be lessened in the event that you can exploit the $7,500 government wage assess credit.

With 109 horsepower, the Soul EV is a decent decision for a suburbanite or city car. It has a scope of 93 miles on a solitary charge, which is about normal for most standard electric cars. As EVs keep on improving, however, some reasonable adversaries are giving phenomenal reaches.

For instance, the all-new Chevy Bolt can go 238 miles on a solitary charge. Charging the Soul completely will take around 24 hours from a standard 110-volt wall outlet. You can utilize a 240-volt connector to lessen charge time to under five hours.

2017 Kia Soul Engine Specs

The Soul Base model gets a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder with a pitiful 130 horsepower, associated with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. The Soul Plus accompanies a more acceptable 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with 161 horsepower associated just to a 6-speed automatic. What's more, obviously this year there's the 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, with its 201 horsepower and 7-speed double grasp automatic. All Soul models are front-wheel drive and keeping in mind that all are reasonably fuel-proficient.

The electric Kia Soul EV makes 109 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque, essentially not exactly the Chevy Bolt. The Soul EV additionally slacks by a long shot that upstart's range: 93 miles versus 238 for the Bolt. Charge times take from 24 hours on a 120-volt outlet to a more sensible 4 or more on a 240-volt outlet. DC Fast Charging should be possible in around 30 minutes.

Mileage from the Soul's base engine is underneath normal for the class, at 24 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the interstate. The uplifting news is that fuel productivity actually increments with the all the more powerful engines. The 2.0-liter engine in the Soul Plus (+) gets an expected 25 mpg in the city and 30 on the parkway, and the Soul Exclaim's (!) turbocharged engine conveys 26/31 mpg city/roadway.

The Soul doesn't claim to be an excessively sporty minimal car – rivals like the Mazda3 and Volkswagen GTI have that portion secured – however you ought to in any case be inspired by its driving dynamics. Taking care of is balanced, especially around turns. The Soul remains decidedly planted to the street, and it doesn't lean or move as much as you would expect given its shape. Over uneven asphalt or hindrances, the Soul rides easily and remains calm.

The Kia Soul is at present just available with front-wheel drive. There is no available all-wheel-drive choice. Pickings are thin in the smaller car class in the event that you need a model with all-wheel drive, as most cars come just with front-wheel drive.

Kia Soul Exclaim 2017 Exterior

2017 Kia Soul Exclaim
From end to end, the Kia Soul measures 163 inches, or around 13.5 feet. The base Soul trim has a 2,884-pound check weight (run of the mill for this class). With its bigger engine and heavier transmission, the Soul Exclaim (!) tips the scales at 3,232 pounds. In all Soul trims, ground freedom is 5.9 inches.

You'll still quickly perceive the Kia Soul 2017 for what it is, however there are two or three minor changes to the outside. Front and rear guards have changed a bit, with the Soul Plus getting body-shading embeds, and the Soul Exclaim getting dark. The Exclaim additionally separates itself from its non-turbo mates with 18-inch alloy wheels, double fumes tips, HID headlights and LED haze lights.

The Soul EV has a front charge port holed up behind a strong grille in front. The Kia Soul's upright styling offers great cargo and traveler space, and the vertical taillights are so unmistakable they're practically the car's mark.

2017 Kia Soul Exclaim Interior

The Kia Soul 2017 offers 5-traveler seating, albeit four will be more agreeable. Upholstery and trim show signs of improvement as you climb the model stepping stool, with the Soul Exclaim getting contrast sewing on its material and calfskin seats, in addition to a sporty D-formed steering wheel. Available this year are double USB ports so you can revive one telephone while the other is utilized for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

The Soul's square shaped shape gives great headroom to all passengers, and offers great cargo space, especially when you overlay the rear seats. The throbbing speaker lights are unadulterated caprice. Electric models have exceptional touches, similar to the State of Charge meter that shows battery level and can be seen through the windshield from outside.

The Soul has more cargo space than about each one of its adversaries. You'll get 24.2 cubic feet of space consistently, and 61.3 cubic feet on the off chance that you overlap the second row down. Be cautioned, however, the seats don't overlap totally level with the floor. The Volkswagen Golf additionally offers a lot of space: 22.8 cubic feet with the second row up and 52.7 cubic feet with it collapsed down. The Soul even demolishes all subcompact SUVs with regards to cargo space.

The pioneer in that class, the Honda HR-V, has 24.3 cubic feet of live with the rear seats up and 58.8 cubic feet with the seats collapsed. The main drawback here is that, dissimilar to most subcompact SUVs, the Soul is unavailable with all-wheel drive.
2017 Kia Soul Exclaim

Kia Soul 2017 Safety

The IIHS and government analyzers concur that the 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim is structurally stable in a crash. The IIHS gave the car best "Great" scores in all tests, and government analyzers give it a five-star overall score.

So what's it doing with a normal rating? Key features are left off the Soul, for example, a standard rearview mirror and front crash moderation.

All models incorporate a sum of six airbags, with double front airbags, situate mounted side packs, and full-length side drapery sacks. It's additionally important that even the base Soul incorporates predominant four-wheel plate brakes, while numerous other cheap small cars incorporate simply drum brakes for the rear wheels. Antilock braking, brake help, slope begin help, and electronic steadiness control are all included.

Outward perceivability is as yet a blended sack—awesome out in front and to the side, with a fairly high driving position, however troublesome for lane changes because of the thick rear column. A rear camera framework is incorporated with the top Exclaim model; it is incorporated on the Soul Plus in the event that you get the UVO eServices Package, and can now be optioned on base-model Souls once you select the automatic transmission and the UVO eServices Package.

Kia likewise offers a propelled safety suite that incorporates blind side screens with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, and forward collision warning systems. - 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim
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