In a look today at some of the latest vehicle launches to occur around the world, we have our attention focused on the well known car brand Kia and their latest release which comes your way in the form of the all new Soul 1.6 GDI model which has officially been released onto the streets here in the United Kingdom, across Europe and across other countries around the world too.
Kia have established a good name for themselves over the past few years with some good selling models which include the likes of the Sportage and the Rio. The company are now hoping to top sales figures with this all new Soul addition to the range and could very well do that with some of the features and engine rates they have included this time around.
What is it then that has been done to the Soul 1.6 during production time to make it stand out amongst its competition and, why should you choose to invest your hard earned money into this model over anything else available on both the new and used car markets from rival brands such as the likes of Ford, Peugeot or Toyota? Well firstly with a look into the cars engine and overall performance, we see the addition of a 1.6 litre, four cylinder, petrol engine that is capable of reaching top speeds of 115 miles per hour with the car reaching 62 miles per hour from zero in a time of 10.6 seconds all round. Overall the car puts out 130bhp. The Kia soul 1.6 also comes fully fitted with a six speed, manual transmission system as standard.
The vehicle also comes with some eye catching features and additional pieces of equipment too, we see these come as a DAB digital radio, mounted steering wheel controls, a hill assist system and air conditioning also comes with the 1.6 GDI model as standard.
In regards to how much you can expect to pay for the Kia Soul, you can make the purchase on the brand new 1.6 addition for a cost of £12,600 and you can purchase it from Kia showrooms right now.