2022 Kia Soul for Sale in West Springfield, MA
The Kia Soul is one of the most unique vehicles on the market. Not only does it boast industry-leading warranty coverage, it also has a distinct boxy look with budget-friendly pricing. Plus, the cabin is roomy and packed with modern features. For model year 2022, the base LX trim level upgrades to a standard 8-inch touchscreen, and the S, X-Line, and GT-Line receive a standard 10.25-in. unit with navigation. There’s even a new LX Technology Package for the base model that bundles a wireless smartphone charger and a full suite of sophisticated driver aids.
Trims, Powertrains, and Fuel Economy
The ’22 Soul is offered in six trim levels: LX, S, GT-Line, X-Line, EX, and Turbo. Every trim but Turbo has a 147 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine working with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The Turbo trim is named for its turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 201 hp and 195 lb.-ft. of torque; it gets a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. All trims are strictly front-wheel-drive. Based on EPA estimates, the 2.0-liter models achieve 28 mpg around town and 33 mpg on the highway, and the Turbo returns 27 city/32 highway.
Comfort and Convenience
The LX comes with roof-rack mounting points, automatic on/off headlights, rear privacy glass, a rearview camera, a USB audio/charging port, selectable drive modes, keyless entry, and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. The S adds dual center console USB charging ports, a wireless smartphone charger (optional for the LX), proximity key with push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, an overhead sunglasses holder, and a power-adjustable driver’s seat. The GT-Line loses the power driver’s seat but gains a sportier look with its mesh grille, special red-accented side sills, silver rear skid plate, and trim-specific badging. It also gets a sunroof, 18-inch wheels, a 12-volt power outlet, a flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a leather-wrapped shift knob.
The more rugged-looking X-Line also has the contents of the S plus fog lights and trim-exclusive 18-inch wheels, fender cladding, and roof rails. The EX does not have the bolder elements of the GT-Line or X-Line; think of it as the S, but with fog lights, 17-inch wheels, heated side mirrors, a sunroof, remote start, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a rear-seat center armrest, a 12-volt power outlet, a cargo cover, and a dual-level cargo board. The Turbo adds LED headlights and fog lights, a head-up display, faux leather upholstery, and a heated steering wheel.
Driver-Assist Features and Infotainment
Buyers of the LX can opt for the LX Technology Package to get forward collision-avoidance assist, lane keeping assist, driver attention warning, blind-spot collision warning, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, and lane change assist. Those technologies are all standard in the remaining trims. The Turbo adds pedestrian detection and adaptive cruise control.
For keeping everyone connected and entertained, the LX’s infotainment system has an 8-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker sound system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming. The S, GT-Line, X-Line, and EX move up to the premium system with the 10.25-inch touchscreen, integrated navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and HD radio. At the top of the range, the Turbo trim is enhanced with a high-end Harman Kardon sound system.