If you don’t already know, the Kia Soul has the strongest fan base in the Kia line of vehicles. Of course, it’s an affordable vehicle as well as a likable one! But for the 2023 line of Kia Souls. It shows a solid price increase from $21,085. The prices involve a destination charge with $1,295, specific for the Soul LX trim. Additionally, the trims that are being dropped include the X-Line and Turbo trims. As of now, the trims that remain for 2023 includes the LX, S, GT-Line and EX. The S is an upgrade from the LX, beginning $23,585. Looking at the GT-Line however, it involves a $1,100 premium above the S to start at $25,685. The EX trim starts at about $25,385.
Kia has an increasing price tag that coincides with the automaker with removed options and features of all sorts. Through the 2021, the Kia Soul had dropped varied color choices. Kia has made changes to each trim’s content offerings. Kia has eliminated the manual gearbox from the lineup as well, by which manner they’ve raised the entry-level price.
As of now, the Kia Soul is in the third generation.
The 2023 Kia Soul hits the streets with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 147 horsepower (109 kilowatts) along with 132 pound-feet (178 newton-meters) of torque. The 2023 Kia Soul comes with the Forward Collision Avoidance you desire, along with the Pedestrian Detection, Rear Occupant Alert and Lane Keep Assist.
There’s also High Beam Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance. The Kia Souls always have cool steering wheels and premium cloth front seats with heating. As an owner of a sunroof and 17-inch alloy wheels. The interior of the LX allows you to access 8-inch touchscreen, equipped with an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Meanwhile, the higher trims offer around 10.25-inch touchscreen with wireless phone charging and navigation.
Special features you may enjoy from the GT-Line Technology Package adds a Harman Kardon premium audio system, with forward automatic emergency braking with cyclist detection and junction-turning capabilities. Navigation-based adaptive cruise control. Other upgrades involve a power driver seat with heated front seats and a high-gloss cabin trim.
Kia has the ability to give shoppers the choice to configure the 2023 model according to specific adjustments. Who knows if we are to see an electric vehicle version of Kia Soul? It probably will be a great drive however, regardless of being an electric vehicle or gas-powered one.