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  1. Highway speeds

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Running my 2011 White tiger last night on freeway. Light Green Beetle (last Gen) seems like he's not gonna stay off my tail so I'm running in 4th and he's right by me up to about 80. I decide to get around traffic and hit third, running over 5000rpms. Sure does pull harder at that speed! I pull...
  2. 13 loss of power when accelerating onto highway

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    At a highway on ramp I stepped on the accelerator, the car lost power and a large puff of white smoke blew out of the exhaust. The check engine light went on. Within 3 minutes the light went off and the car was fine. Has this happened to anyone else?
  3. 1.6L manual/auto 2.0L auto highway rpm

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I'm looking to buy soul 1.6L Manual and I like to know what rpm it runs at 60mph 65mph 70mph 75mph Is it different than 1.6 Auto? or 2.0? Thanks
  4. Hit the Highway...

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    And sometimes the highway hits back. I have noticed a strangeness in my new Cooper CS5 Ultras. After running them awhile I've noticed a "thumping" sound coming from them. Faint but noticeable none the less. At first I thought it was irregular road surfaces as they have been paving most major...
  5. Active ECO on Highway?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi all! i drive a 2012 base green Kia Soul and i live in the hot state of Texas. I frequently do a 330 mile drive back and fourth to Dallas and I have a few questions about the active ECO feature on my Soul. I know that active ECO is supposed to be used in cities, but what about interstates...
  6. Driving on the Trans Labrador Highway!

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi, My and my wife are planning on driving our soul 2u manual on the Trans Labrador Highway. For the benefits of those who don't know much about it can read more about it here http://www.tourismlabrador.com/home/files/pg/trans_labrador_highway_guide_may_2012.pdf. The Trans Labrador Highway is...
  7. Engine cut off / stopped while driving on highway

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Engine cut off / stopped while driving on highway 2/29/2013 8:30 am Hampton Roads, Virginia We bought a brand new 2013 kia soul plus + 2 weeks old now. It is a 2.0 Automatic transmission. It has 560 miles on it. My wife loves it but about 10 minutes ago she called me panicked saying that the...
  8. Whining Engine Noise On The Highway

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Grr... so I noticed my 2011 Soul has started making this whining, revving noise when on the highway (55+ mph). It doesn't feel like the transmission is slipping or anything. It wasn't something that has happened always; I just started noticing it a few weeks back. Also, the Soul only has 34,500...
  9. Kia Soul 24 MPG on the highway?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Check out this video i made of my Kia Soul only getting 24 MPG on the Highway. Kia Soul FAIL - YouTube I got a 2012 Kia Soul Red Rock Edition. I was told it would get 35 mpg on the highway. In October of 2012, they re-rated it at 28. BUT it's getting closer to 24.
  10. 2010 base model manual transmission - popping into neutral while driving on highway

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Yesterday and today while driving my car pops into neutral - when I'm in fourth or fifth gear. In twenty minutes of highway driving it will happen at least twice. My husband said the clutch seems strong he doesn't think this is the issue. Do you guys have any ideas what I could be dealing...
  11. My Highway MPG Experiment

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    So I needed to fill up this morning in my 2013 Soul + Automatic. I filled up right before the highway, so my engine was now warm just like the EPA tests. I drove 33 miles to work, about 15 of them at freeway speeds of 65-75 MPG. The other 18 miles are back roads between 40-50 MPH and hit...
  12. Highway wandering

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hey guys, Something I've noticed since day one and wanted to ask. Compared to a variety of my previous vehicles (with and without electric steering) the Soul seems to wander in its lane when on the highway. I don't notice that at lower speeds. This happens on calm days, too, when there's...
  13. Future Meet Highway 1?

    Central
    Thought of you guys all day. This was the most amazing drive. Sunshine, good music and a Soul (not mine but still a Soul). The only thing missing was my Soul Club buddies.:o
  14. Considering a Soul - How is it on The Highway?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi everyone, I'm considering a new Soul for commuting on the highway every day as I'll be starting a new assigment in a few weeks that requires about an hour drive each way. I currently own a 2006 MINI Cooper S and love it, but it's not the best for such a daily drive. I love the styling...
  15. flamm highway blasters

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    replaced my stock horn today with one of these. It does not sound like the claimed "big rig", It is not twice as loud, but it IS a giant piece of crap and will return to the shelf tomorrow as soon as I get it off!!
  16. A thrum at highway speeds?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I am thinking about buying a sould next months. Its a very beautiful car. Congrats to all who own it. I am wondering though,... has anyone experienced any major problems with the car? I read through the problem section and it all seems to be minor stuff. Anything major? Now what of this thrum...
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