What is the difference between the Kia Soul’s trims?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Soul, New Vehicles on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 8:49 pm
2019 Kia Soul driving by the ocean

The Kia Soul has remained a powerful force on the U.S. market since it first debuted in 2009. It’s all thanks to the Soul’s spirited performance, generous array of premium features and award-winning crash test scores. Best of all, there are a variety of ways to build your Kia Soul. Whether you’re looking for a vibrant exterior color or a top-of-the-line trim, there are many options. But that leaves two very important questions. What are the differences between the Kia Soul trims and which model is right for you?

Kia’s 2019 Soul is available in three different engine options. In fact, each of the Soul’s three trims (the base, Soul Plus and Soul Exclaim) have a unique engine under the hood. Truly, the key differences between each model are not only the engines available, but the optional packages and standard features.What kind of engine does the 2017 Kia Soul have?

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2019 Kia Soul Base vs. Plus

Both the 2019 Kia Soul Base and Plus models have a variety of features in common, including Bluetooth, a 5-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker sound system with a media player interface, automatic headlights, satellite radio and rear privacy glass. However, the 2019 Kia Soul Base has a 130-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine while the Plus model has a 161-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder. The 2019 Kia Soul Plus also adds on a few technologies, including all the features from the Base model’s optional Convenience package. The trim’s standard features include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice recognition, a Uvo tech interface with a 7-inch touchscreen, heated mirrors, keyless entry and selectable drive modes.

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2019 Kia Soul Plus vs. Exclaim

Moving up to the 2019 Kia Soul Exclaim carries over all the features from the Base and Plus trims and adds a 201-hp, 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Technologies include an upgraded exterior trim, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and keyless ignition. The 2019 Kia Exclaim also adds upgraded trim, gauges and cloth and leather upholstery to the Soul’s interior.

How will you build your 2019 Kia Soul? We invite you to compare the 2019 Kia Soul’s trims with a visit to Archer Kia. Here you will find a great selection of Kia models for every budget and style. Our friendly team of experts can answer any questions you might have. Stop by and see us today!

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