Kia India Trademarks Soul, Launch Soon? | Kia to launch premium hatchback car in India soon? Soul name registered
However, the company has not provided any information regarding the launch of Kia Soul in India. Experts believe that if the car hits the Indian market, it could be priced at around Rs 10 lakh.
Engine and power
The Kia Soul’s petrol variant gets 1.6L turbocharged petrol and a 2.0L naturally aspirated petrol engine. This engine is capable of producing 198bhp and 145bhp respectively. Its turbo motor is matched with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. At the same time, its naturally excited petrol unit gets the option of a 6-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission.
The electric model of the car comes with a 64kWh battery and an electric motor that generates 204PS of power and 395Nm of torque. It is capable of providing electric range of 450km on a single charge. This car can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 7.6 seconds. Its maximum speed is 170 kmph. The battery of this electric car can be fully charged in 9.5 hours with AC charger and in just one hour with DC charger.
Speaking of features, this premium hatchback has come in a boxy shape. It achieves ultra-thin headlamps with narrow DRL. It receives rapids boomerang-shaped taillights. The interior gets a 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with split screen function. In addition, the car is equipped with 8-inch HUD, 640 watts, 10-speaker Hermann Cordon audio system, power front seats, leather seats and premium equipment such as upholstery, heated seats, automatic climate control.