For 2017, Kia has made just a few very small efficiency, style and feature changes to the Soul that make the charming little box just a little bit better and a tad more appealing than it already was. Oh yeah, and the automaker made one massive change: the addition of a top-trim Turbo model, complete with a more powerful 201-horsepower turbocharged engine.
I hit the road in the 2017 Kia Soul Turbo Exclaim near our San Francisco offices to see just how much difference 40 more ponies made to my opinion of the compact SUV.
Across the Soul lineup, the Kia Soul’s Base, Plus and Exclaim trim levels get new wheel designs and a slight visual refresh that features new headlight and bumper designs. The new look is so subtle, I couldn’t even spot the changes without a side-by-side comparison with a 2016 model, which is fine by me. I think the Soul was already a decent-looking ride.
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