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  1. Differences between 2018 and 2019 Exclaim!

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Including the Tech package..... All I know is the obviously stated 19" wheels as opposed to 18" on the '18, and the 8" LCD as opposed to 7" on the '18 Any other changes or improvements? Any subtle technical changes or improvements to engine and drive train? I can't seem to find any in depth...
  2. Differences in Manual to Automatic Transmissions RPMs at speed

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Thought some may find the below interesting. I kept the rpms up to simulate 1/4 mile drag conditions as best I could. I maxed out the speed at 90 MPH. This is on the 14-16 Kia Souls 1.6L Manuals 1.6L autos and 2.0L Autos. You will notice big changes in the gears down low and up high. Final axle...
  3. Listing differences between 2014 and 2015 Kia Soul Base..Please assist

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Trying to get the definitive differences between the 14 and 15 base Souls. US models only please. Missing items on the 2015 Kia Soul Base units from the 2014s. Rear 12volt outlet Pull down rear arm rest Side mirror turn signal indicators Front seats rear net pockets Pass side auto window...
  4. Differences between 1st and 2nd gen fog lights. Help needed please

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    Could someone tell me what is the difference between the 1st and 2nd gen fog lights? I ordered a pair of fog lights for 12-14 Souls and I know the 15s are the same as the 14s but I thought they mounted differently from the 1st to 2nd gen. Confused and need some help before I start taking apart...
  5. SSD rails - other differences besides the obvious?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    I just got my 2015 Soul :tongue-new: and now I need a way to carry my paddle board. On my last car I had a Thule clamp system and it made music while I sped through the city at 30-35mph. I'm thinking that rails and crossbars are the way to go now. It should be a little quieter. According to...
  6. Exterior and interior differences between 2014 US Shebang vs 2014 Canadian SX Luxury

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi guys, I've been looking around and gathering a bit of info from diff threads and my own bit of research but there's not a good source of info on the actual appearance difference between the two To my understanding the differences right now are: Canadian DRL Unpainted bumper Different rims...
  7. 1.6L vs 2.0L in Soul - big differences? Worth it? issues?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I'm considering purchasing a basic Soul. The less frills the better other than Automatic transmission and maybe roof rack. Only other interest is in engine size. I am non-technical. Just wondering if going from 1.6L to 2.0L makes a big difference? Is it worth it? Any big design differences...
  8. Differences in !, +, and sound system

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    Hi, sorry if this is the wrong section, this is my first post here. I've been shopping for a Soul for a while now, and hopefully I'm very close to getting one! :cool: Just needed some help deciding on a few of the features. My main wants have been the upgraded sound system, the lighting...
  9. US 2014 Soul vs 2013 - model differences

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    okay, I did this for the Canadian models now I've had a go at the US models, which is not as easy as I don't have access to detail on US models, but using the two sites (KIA Motors US and KIA Media US) I've compiled the following info for reference. I do not claim its 100% accurate as some info...
  10. Canadian 2014 Soul vs 2013 version - model differences

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    now I have the full details of the Canadian models, here is a run down in gains and losses by model. This has nothing to do with style changes whether you like it or not so lets not get into that argument, this is simply the differences in condensed form. I am not saying its a 100% accurate...
  11. Differences between the Puerto Rican and the US soul.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    As you may know, the Soul specs and features may vary from market to market. I decided to post some of the basic differences between the US and PR Soul as of 2013. Our Souls are branded with each particular trim level on the tail gate like the Canadian Market Souls. Base Model: While US has...
  12. Suspension Height Differences: Base, +, !

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Given that the ! uses tires about 1.3" to 1.4" taller than the + and Base, but that published ground clearance is the same for all models, I presume the ! uses different suspension components. Does anyone have the skinny on this?:think Base: 195.65.15 25" diameter, 836 RPM (Revolutions Per...
  13. Body differences between 2011 and 2012?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I'm looking at picking up a few cosmetic accessories for my new 2012 -- door sill plates, rear bumper pad, and mudflaps. However, most if not all of the aftermarket parts (obviously, OEM parts can be trusted to fit, but I want to have options if I can) I can find list only 2010 and 2011 models...
  14. Canadian Trim Differences?

    Hi, I'm in the market for a Soul since this morning and part of my research I'm wondering if people can point out the differences between the levels of trim available. I'm most likely going for the bigger engine 2.0L/142hp but what's the difference between "Retro" and "Burner" and the 4u SX...
  15. 4U vs 2U Suspension differences?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I'm just curious if anyone has driven both the 2U and the 4U and if the tuned suspension makes a big difference?
  16. Sport Fascia differences.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Can someone post side by side pics of a "+" or "!" next to a "Sport" model please. I ask because on the KIA website it describes the Sport model as having Unique front & rear fascias, Side sills but I can't see any visible difference between the Sport & the other models when I switch back &...
  17. Soul + vs ! differences - debating to buy it

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hey, I've been trying to find a comparison of these two trims, but even the Kia site seems to not be working 100% for me, so I'm wondering if I have the differences correct: ! is everything in the + as well as: -18" wheels -upgraded sound system -moonroof -seat colors(black and tan vs. black)...