2012 Kia Soul has a box shape of the station wagon as well as hatchback model that Kia Motors America was released in 2010. Get the updates stylish 5-door Soul with a good value in the affordable small car class, more standard features, excellent safety ratings, cozy seats inline roomy cargo, fun driving, and length warranty coverage likes other Kia vehicle commonly. Unfortunately, there are some lacks from noisy ride especially when you drive in highway, and plastic interior materials. Offered in three level trims, base Soul, Soul “+” (Plus), and 2012 Kia Soul “!” as the upper model.
2012 Kia Soul Performance
The layout is front engine with Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) for the all-new 2012 Kia Soul has two different engine to choose depend on the trim. Base 2012 Kia Soul powered by 1.6-liter DOHC CVVT in-line 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed manual transmission that produces 138-horsepower @ 6,300 rpm & 123 lb-ft of torque @ 4,850 rpm. Then for 2012 Kia Soul “+” and “!” are powered by 2.0L DOHC CVVT in-line 4-cylinder engine with electronically controlled 6-speed automatic transmission that delivers 164-horsepower @ 6,500 rpm & 148 lb-ft of torque @ 4,800 rpm.
2012 Kia Soul Base
See the highlight standard features for base 2012 Kia Soul, such as: 15-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers, body-color front & rear fascias with Black inserts, Chrome accented grille, clear-lens headlights, dual body-color mirrors, AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM audio system with 4 speakers, BluetoothÂ® wireless technology hands-free connectivity with steering wheel-mounted controls, tilt/telescopic steering column, upper instrument panel storage bin, 12V power outlet, Black interior trim with Black seat cloth, driverâ€™s 6-way adjustable seat, and 60/40-split folding rear seats. The optional features are dual body-color power mirrors, tweeter speakers, steering wheel-mounted cruise controls, carpeted floor mats, upper instrument panel storage bin with cover, and dual visor vanity mirrors with cover.
2012 Kia Soul Plus (+)
Next, 2012 Kia Soul + (Plus) set the highlight standard features from 16-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, dual body-color power mirrors, dual body-color heated power mirrors with turn signal indicators, tweeter speakers, steering wheel-mounted cruise controls, upper instrument panel storage bin with cover, dual 12V power outlet, dual visor vanity mirrors with cover, dual map lights, cargo area light, center console armrest with storage, leather-wrapped steering wheel & gear shift knob, Black interior trim with Black seat cloth & Soul logo inserts, and Metal finish trim (on instrument panel, door panels, & inside door handles). The optional features are fog lights, auto-off headlights, power sunroof with tilt & fog lights, rear spoiler (wing-type), Premium UVO powered by MicrosoftÂ® infotainment system, InfinityÂ® audio system (with center speaker, subwoofer, external amplifier, & speaker lights), and carpeted floor mats.
2012 Kia Soul !
Last highlight features from 2012 Kia Soul “!”, there are 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, body-color bumpers, body-color front & rear fascias with body-color inserts, fog lights, projection headlights, auto-off headlights, power sunroof with tilt & fog lights, Premium UVO powered by MicrosoftÂ® infotainment system, InfinityÂ® audio system (with center speaker, subwoofer, external amplifier, & speaker lights), carpeted floor mats, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Sand + Black interior trim with Sand + Black houndstooth seat inserts, and optional rear spoiler (wing-type).
2012 Kia Soul Prices
The all-new Kia Soul 2012 prices listing below:
- Base 2012 Kia Soul 1.6L I4 with 6-speed M/T starting prices at $13,900 MSRP
- Base 2012 Kia Soul 1.6L I4 with 6-speed A/T starting prices at $15,700 MSRP
- 2012 Kia Soul “+” 2.0L I4 with 6-speed M/T starting prices at $16,300 MSRP
- 2012 Kia Soul “+” 2.0L I4 with 6-speed A/T starting prices at $17,300 MSRP
- 2012 Kia Soul “!” 2.0L I4 with 6-speed A/T starting prices at $19,600 MSRP
Check out more details information about this Kia Soul 2012, even other vehicles from Kia at Kia Motors America local dealers.
2012 Kia Soul Rivals
In the affordable small cars class, Kia Soul 2012 has a few competitors. There are Scion xB, Mini Cooper, and Nissan Cube.