Recently, the all-new Kia Soul 2019 EV has been caught while being tested, revealing a closer look on its interior. In general, the ongoing model’s interior is mostly remained but the central air-conditioning vents are now merged within the trim housing at the center, housing up a tweaked central stack for infotainment controls and HVAC.
The all-new Kia Soul EV has been caught while being tested
The lever for the gear selector is now replaced by a rotary dial
Besides, the lever for the gear selector is now replaced by a rotary dial while the steering wheel comes with new trim materials and a fresh central boss. Especially, the infotainment screen placed at the center of the cabin looks bigger than what is seen in the current model. The Kia Soul 2019 EV’s battery is also revealed, indicating a range of 437 km for a 92% charge.
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The steering wheel comes with new trim materials and a fresh central boss
The infotainment screen placed at the center of the cabin looks bigger
The new Soul is also hoped to retain diesel and petrol powertrains - the 1.6L 201 hp T-GDI variant mated to dual-clutch transmission is an expected option.
Additionally, the upcoming Kia Soul 2019 EV is said to receive an all-wheel-drive configuration, opening up the possibility of AWD variants. The Soul EV will be surely equipped with great improvement for its battery accommodation.
The upcoming Kia Soul EV is said to come with an all-wheel-drive configuration
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Know more about Kia Soul 2023
The Kia Soul is known for its distinct, boxy look that makes it easily stand out among its competitors in the subcompact crossover segment. It has always represented the fun side of the Korean brand while still showcasing the performance quality and engineering it has become known for. With the release of a refreshed model, it takes its quirkiness and iconic design language merged with sleeker aesthetic modifications to modernize the look. Locally, there are three variants offered which are the top-spec GL VGT CRDi DCT, the SL VGT CRDi DCT, and the base SL VGT CRDi MT. It is powered by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine and can be had in either manual or automatic transmission.