Kia Soul: A box car that keeps surprising the world December 15th, 2017
A few years back, the box-on-wheels car concept ushered several boxy cars into the market, including the iconic Kia Soul. These cars gained enormous attention for their never-before-seen rectangular looks and appealed to customers with their practicality. Amongst the current market offerings, the Kia Soul is beloved in many regions of the world and is in especially high demand in the United States where over 100,000 units have been sold every year since 2011. What makes the Kia Soul the best of the box cars? Design, performance and affordability just to name a few.
The Kia Soul is an urban compact crossover that drives like a car but has the ground clearance of an SUV. The exterior is squared-off yet features flowing lines and exciting color options that make it stand out on the road. Its height has been especially praised for enabling easy ingress and egress by elderly people with limited mobility.
Despite being in the “compact” class, the Soul offers generously ample head and legroom as well as plenty of storage space, accommodating the needs of daily drivers. Such features are deemed crucial for families – and as a result, the Soul has been named one of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017 by Parents magazine & Edmunds as well as one of the 2017 Best Cars for Families by U.S. News & World Report.
Powerful & Safe
Under its hood, the Soul packs an enormous amount of power for a box car. The drive is incredibly smooth, with the car filtering out the imperfections of the road, and its noise insulation levels are highly praised. The Soul is also one of the safest cars on the market having aced its crash tests in both the United States and Europe, with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety of the U.S. bestowing its highest possible Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating.
The Soul has been internationally awarded and recognized for its incredible package of features while being widely praised for its affordability, which can’t help but lead to greater satisfaction. As confirmed by the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award, the Soul is a real crowd pleaser.
The Kia Soul continues to improve and pique the interest of its loyal fans. And with global concern for the environment at an all-time high, the Kia Soul EV (electric vehicle) is gaining more popularity every day.