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Kia Soul Release Date News, On-Sale Date Rumors
We cover Kia Soul news on a daily basis, therefore we have compiled a list of latest news and rumors about the upcoming Soul 2018 (model year).
Also included here is the information about the 2018 Soul dealership arrival date, on-sale date and official release date.
You can also learn more about the Soul’s possible styling changes and mechanical tweaks.
The 2018 Kia Soul crossover vehicle is expected to be released at the end of this year!
There are no styling tweaks expected for the 2018 model year, though.
Latest rumors suggest that Kia may also launch a Soul with the long-awaited turbo-charged GDI engine.
If the rumors come true, the 2017 Soul is going to get either a 1,6L T-GDI turbocharged engine, which is already available in the Forte SX turbo, or a brand-new 1,2L T-GDI engine (available in the Euro-market Kia cee’d hatchback).
Changes To Expect On New 2018 Kia Soul:
- addition of one or two new exterior colors
- new Soul Special Edition model to be released sometime next year
- Kia will upgrade current trim levels
Kia Soul Release Date History
2014 model year launch: Kia launched a fully-redesigned (2nd generation) Soul crossover which went on sale in mid 2013.
The boxy car proved to be a real hit among consumers globally with the largest market being the United States. The redesigned »hamster« car is on track to set a new yearly sales record in the USA in 2014. This makes it the segment’s most popular vehicle by large margin.
2015 model year launch: The 2015 Soul went on sale in mid 2014 without any major styling and mechanical upgrades. The vehicle color range received a new exterior paint shade, called Phantom Blue, while the three existing trim levels, (Base, Plus and Exclaim), received only minor tweaks.
Kia also launched the all-electric Soul EV!
2016 model year release date:
Kia has upgraded the Soul for 2016, but it has not received any major upgrades.
2017 model release date:
For the 2017 model year, Kia Soul received a mid-cycle facelift. It is on sale now.
2018 Kia Soul release date
Expect Kia Motors to release full details on the new Soul model changes and improvements in the mid of this year!
Rumored 2018 Soul on-sale date: second half of this year.