2018 Kia Soul vs. 2017 Kia Soul: What's New?

New Updates in the 2018 Kia Soul at Murray Kia

Kia's best-selling hatchback returns with updated performance and ample innovations for your daily commute. The 2018 Kia Soul is here and ready to bring excitement to the highway. Murray Kia has a new 2018 Soul inventory available and sales associates ready to assist you with your purchase. Our staff has years of experience and will work to make sure your next car-buying experience is a breeze. We realize your time is valuable and our goal is to pair you with the new 2018 Soul you want quickly and easily. Get the agility you want and the versatility you crave in the new 2018 Kia Soul right here at Murray Kia.

What's New?

There are several key updates in the 2018 Kia Soul. The first change from last year's model is a new color option-Wild Orange. Kia's exclusive UVO infotainment system is now available in each trim level as well. Smart Cruise Control and Autonomous Emergency Braking are also available in the Soul+ and Soul! models. The Plus (+) and Exclaim (!) models now also come with standard high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights for better visibility on the road. The Plus (+) model also gets new mirror-mounted LED turn-signal indicators as well.


Under the hood, the 2018 Soul comes standard with a 130-horsepower 1.6-liter inline-four-cylinder paired with your choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. This hatchback also averages an EPA-estimated 30 miles per gallon on the highway, making it one of the more fuel-efficient models in its class. There are two additional engine options as well including a 201-horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder producing 195 pound-feet of torque.



Inside the new 2018 Soul comes with a variety of features for drivers and passengers alike. Standard equipment includes Bluetooth, a six-way adjustable driver's seat, power windows and door locks, and a tilt and telescoping steering wheel. There are also available options such as a panoramic sunroof, a harman/kardon audio system, leather seats, and a UVO3 infotainment system.

Safety Innovations

Kia is committed to safety and includes numerous innovations in the new Soul to keep you protected. Available safety features include blind-spot detection, a rearview camera, airbags, adaptive cruise control, and autonomous emergency braking. Also available are automatic headlights, lane-departure warning, and a traction control system.

Visit Murray Kia

For more information and to get behind the wheel of your new 2018 Kia Soul, make the short drive over to Murray Kia today. While you're here, be sure to stop by our finance department as well. We have a team of finance experts ready to get you approved while staying within your budget. Whether you're buying or leasing, let us find you the best Kia financing offers available.


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