2020 Kia Soul | University Kia of Durham

2020 Kia Soul


The 2020 Soul is Kia's latest compact crossover hatchback. Funkier and bolder now, it fares better than most of the competitors in its class, especially given its very affordable price.


How is the 2020 Kia Soul different from its predecessor?


Available across five trim levels that each come with slightly different accents, the new Soul is bigger than its predecessor by a good few inches. It has a new front grille that is unified so has a much smarter front fascia when compared to the previous version, which had a split grilled. In addition, the exterior has been revamped as well with a trendier look that enhances the hatchback's smart appeal. The interiors too have undergone small upgrades with higher interior lighting and improved speaker covers. Last but definitely not the least, Kia's new compact delivers an overall smooth ride.

What are the standout features?


The 2020 Soul seats four passengers leisurely and there is sufficient leg room for really tall individuals as well. One of the hatchbacks best characteristics is its generous cargo space that is over 60 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded. In addition, the car offers one of the easiest entries in its segment, which is especially important if you have a senior citizen or two in the family. More to that point, the vehicle provides for a nice, quiet drive and for its price it’s exceptionally comfortable.


Technology – All the trims come complete with a 7.0-inch interactive touchscreen display that has both Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto compatibility. The base trim comes with one USB port, whereas the higher trims have additional ports and a wireless phone charger. In addition, the top level variants also have a large 10.3-inch vivid touchscreen that takes center prominence. So the hatchback boasts sufficient tech to help you stay connected and helps make a pleasurable ride that much more entertaining.


Safety – Active safety features, though not standard on the lower trims, are quite well endowed on the higher variants. For example, the S line and higher trims come standard with an automatic emergency braking system and lane-departure warning. In addition to these features, the Top GT trims also get adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitors and a heads up display as well. So if you are on the lookout for a new Kia Soul in Durham, you should take a look at the 2020 edition.

Thanks to its styling, Kia's latest hatchback looks and feels more expensive than it actually is. Also, in spite of its relatively lower price, the compact car provides for a fun ride and does not compromise on fuel efficiency either. In its class, it is one of the most comfortable and spacious rides. So if you are scouting the market for a Kia Soul in Durham, the new 2020 Soul should be on your radar. This compact hatchback will definitely deliver your money’s worth.