The new 2020 Kia Soul car is a that has been revealed and brings some interesting features and specs for this model. This edition has new improvements in the engine, speed, power and others. The review for this model with the new specifications are detailed next.
The 2020 Kia Soul is a 4-door hatchback vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a front-wheel-drive for traction and there are 5-passenger seats in the interior. The engine is a DOHC 16-valve Atkinson-cycle inline-4 with features like aluminum block and head and port fuel injection.
On the dimensions specs, the vehicle length is 165.2 in, width of 70.9 in, a wheelbase of 102.4 in and a height size of 63.0 in. It has a passenger volume of 101 cu ft, the cargo volume is about 24 cu ft and a curb weight of 2965 lb (pounds).
In the car exterior we got the next features:
|Black Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding|
|Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim|
|Body-Colored Door Handles|
|Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent|
|Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent|
|Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo|
|Deep Tinted Glass|
|Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster|
|Front Fog Lamps|
|Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip|
|Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off|
|Fully Galvanized Steel Panels|
|Liftgate Rear Cargo Access|
|Spare Tire Mobility Kit|
|Steel Spare Wheel|
|Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks|
|Variable Intermittent Wipers|
|Wheels: 18″ x 7.5 Alloy|
Transmission and Power
This model comes with continuously variable automatic with manual shifting mode transmission, has a power of 147 hp (horsepower) at 6200 rpm, a torque of 132 lb-ft (pound-foot) at 4500 rpm and a displacement of 122 cu in, 1999 cc cylinder volume.
The main interior features for this version include:
|2 12V DC Power Outlets|
|4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement|
|60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat|
|6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement|
|Cargo Area Concealed Storage|
|Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit|
|Cargo Space Lights|
|Carpet Floor Trim|
|Cloth Door Trim Insert|
|Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls|
|Day-Night Rearview Mirror|
|Delayed Accessory Power|
|Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins|
|Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination|
|Driver Foot Rest|
|Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting|
|FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access|
|Front Bucket Seats|
|Front Center Armrest|
|Front Cigar Lighter(s)|
|Front Map Lights|
|Full Carpet Floor Covering|
|Full Cloth Headliner|
|Full Floor Console w/Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets|
|Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer|
|HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts|
|Illuminated Glove Box|
|Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Interior Accents|
|Leather Gear Shifter Material|
|Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints|
|Manual Air Conditioning|
|Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column|
|Outside Temp Gauge|
|Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down|
|Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature|
|Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows|
|Premium Cloth Seat Trim|
|Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter and Illuminated Ignition Switch|
|Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Fuel|
|Sport Leather Steering Wheel|
The base and starting price for this model is about $22,485 without the optional extra features implemented.
The 2020 Kia Soul is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph nearly (96 km/h) in 8.0 sec, the standing start quarter (1/4) mile or 402 meter time racing is about 16.4 sec at 86 mph and reach a top speed of 120 mph (miles per hour)
The rollout of 1 foot from 5 to 60 mph is about 8.2 sec.
In other speed testings, the vehicle goes from 0 to 100 mph in just 24.7 sec.
The top gear acceleration from 30 mph to 50 mph is around 4.2 sec.
and from 50 mph to 70 mph is around 5.4 sec.
Talking about the vehicle braking from 70 mph to 0, it needs 161 ft.
In the roadholding test with 300 foot-dia skipad, the car gets about 0.91 g.
In the 2020 Kia Soul chassis, we have a struts/torsion beam suspension, 11.0-in vented disc/10.3-in disc brakes and Hankook Ventus S1 Noble2 and 235/45R-18 94V M+S tires.
Related to the Safety of this model we have the next features:
|ABS And Driveline Traction Control|
|Airbag Occupancy Sensor|
|Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags|
|Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags|
|Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags|
|Electronic Stability Control (ESC)|
|Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)|
|Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Departure Warning|
|Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Keeping Assist|
|Low Tire Pressure Warning|
|Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners|
|Rear Child Safety Locks|
|Side Impact Beams|
EPA Fuel Economy
The amount of fuel consumed for the 2020 Kia Soul in the city is 27 mpg , for the highway is 33 mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 30 mpg.
Some entertainment characteristics for this model are:
|Integrated Roof Antenna|
|Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack and External Memory Control|
|Radio: AM/FM/MP3 Audio System -inc: 7.0″ touch screen, 6 speakers, support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, USB input, audio remote control, Bluetooth hands-free and black shark fine type antenna|