Posted Online: March 20, 2013, 10:49 am

2013 Kia Soul

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2013 Kia Soul
The 2013 Kia Soul urban passenger vehicle returns to the lineup with its refreshingly unique style, fun-to-drive performance and myriad standard comfort and convenience features.Soul brings spirited performance and impressive fuel efficiency of up to 30 miles per gallon on the highway to its segment. For 2013, Soul offers three trim levels ó Soul, Soul+ and Soul!.Kia builds upon out-of-the-box styling, performance and value by adding a number of features to further increase its appeal, including darkened chrome surrounding the grille for an upscale appearance, upgraded leather on the leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth with steering wheel-mounted controls, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, power-folding side mirrors and cruise control. Also new for 2013, consumers benefit from Idle Stop and Go technology as part of the Eco Package.

Lauded for its standout design, the versatile five-doorís low, wide stance is complemented by an angled window line and rounded nose with a beltline that rises from the front wheel arch to create a gentle wedge shape.Inside, Soulís high-tech, futuristic cabin was designed to offer occupants the perfect personal lounge on wheels. -

The spacious cabin offers roomy headroom, shoulder room, legroom and a passenger volume of 102.3 cubic feet. With 14 storage zones optimized for storing all that life has to offer, the Soul is perfect for weekend getaways or quick trips to the beach.