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  1. US safety agency opens probes into Hyundai and Kia fires

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    https://apnews.com/9af1b1efeb674258b4398ebd42cfeeb6 sounds like this is going big. will see what Transport Canada does on this side of the border. 04/01, excerpts: The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has decided to open two new investigations into fires involving Hyundai and Kia...
  2. Canadian Class Action Suit filed against Kia, Hyundai

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    first one in Canada, 2012-2016 MY Kia Souls listed. Class Action info: https://www.merchantlaw.com/class-actions/recent-updates/hyundai-kia CBC Go Public 27/03: 'Companies knew they had a big problem': Kia, Hyundai owners say they were knowingly sold defective vehicles excerpt from the...
  3. South Korean prosecutors raid Hyundai's office in recall probe

    Kia Soul News
    Reuters: South Korean prosecutors raid Hyundai's office in recall probe: Chosun Biz. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hyundai-motor-raid/south-korean-prosecutors-raid-hyundais-office-in-recall-probe-chosun-biz-idUSKCN1Q9071 Maybe some more recalls coming soon!
  4. Kia Souls be randomly exploding in catastrophic fires...anyone hear about this?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Not only Souls, but Optimas and Sorentos, I believe, along with various models from Hyundai. Has this happened to you or anyone you know? Any internal communication from Kia or Hyundai on the allegations with possible recall...
  5. Jalopnik: Hyundai, Kia announced recall

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    https://jalopnik.com/advocacy-group-calls-on-hyundai-kia-to-recall-3-millio-1829706723 "That makes nearly 2.9 million vehicles, and the release said between the center and the NHTSA, there have been more than 220 complaints of non-collision fires in these cars—almost one per day for the last...
  6. Hyundai kona ver> soul

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I thought the new Kona might be a viable alternative to the Soul, Nah not for me. I am not a fan of car makers propensity for adding cladding on the wheel wells to make a small crossover look more rugged. However Hyundai has taken it to ridiculous heights in running the cladding up around the...
  7. Kia And Hyundai Master Tech new to the forum

    New Member Introductions
    Joined the forum to provide some help to anyone with questions and problems with their vehicles. I am a Hyundai and Kia master tech wit over 10 years experience! So shoot me a pm with any questions you may have about your Kia
  8. 2018 Hyundai Kona

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    New sub compact SUV from Hyundai. I think they launch in mid June but probably won't go on sale for several months. Is this going to give the Soul a run for it's money?
  9. Hyundai, Kia Launching Seven Electrified Vehicles by 2017

    Homepage News
    Read more about the Hyundai, Kia Launching Seven Electrified Vehicles by 2017 at AutoGuide.com.
  10. Will Hyundai Veloster Wheels Fit my 2015 Soul base?

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    Hey Everyone, I just bought my 2015 Soul Base a couple of months ago, and I love it. I am already looking at ways to make it my own, and I want to start with the rims. I have been offered a set of 18" wheels from a Hyundai Veloster. My Question is whether they will fit? While I can get the...
  11. (10 pack) KIA Hyundai OEM Factory Oil Filter 26300 35503 $39.00

    For sale / Trade / Wanted
    Yes, not a typo or misprint. I found this seller that is selling OEM oil filters for $3.90ea but you have to buy (10) of them at once and they ship it to your door for free. Yes I am sure most of us will use 10 oil filters before you sell your soul, if you change your oil/filter every 6000 miles...
  12. Sales and Profit sliding for Kia and Hyundai

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Should provide some good opportunities for "deals" to get vehicles moving off the lots ! http://www.autonews.com/article/20150609/OEM01/150609869/hyundai-kia-to-cut-costs-as-sales-profit-decline
  13. Hyundai Tiburon beta-ii headers

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Has anybody tried putting the I4 betaII headers from a tiburon onto the soul? Preferably aftermarket? I've heard that the downpipes are slightly different but besides that, they should fit. Just curious if anyone has put them on before I jump out and buy a set for them not to fit.
  14. Hyundai Tiburon exhaust on '10 Kia Soul sport

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Does anybody know if the exhaust from a hyundai tiburon will fit a 2010 Kia soul? I found a nice dual exhaust for the tiburonV6(axelback only) and just wondering if the distance from the exhaust hangers back happen to fit on the soul? If not, what are some swappable exhausts for the soul? I...
  15. Another Soul Competitor This Time From Hyundai?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Sorry I don't know how to cut and paste,but one of you will. Look up 2015 Hyundai IX 25,the Fusion Orange and the White concepts at the China Show.(I saw several other versions of this online). Very interesting if they'll offer it in North America,hold the price line,and maybe offer AWD. I...
  16. How about a Hyundai Soul?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Introducing the ix25, a "near-production concept": Hyundai ix25 Concept foreshadows B-segment CUV - Autoblog Niiiiiiiiice. I'm not really a fan of other Soul-segment cars, but this looks like a softer Soul without the straight-up ugly of a Juke :D
  17. Kia $400 Million Settlement on inflated MPG

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Saw an LA Times article tonight (12/23) that both Hyundai & Kia agreed to $400 Million settlement on inflated MPG in class action litigation. It said KIA's average payment will be $667. What the article did not say was if that $667 was a one time deal, or if it was an annual payment to...
  18. From Hyundai to Kia Soul and loven every mile.

    New Member Introductions
    Just traded in the ol' Hyundai Santa Fe for a brand spankin New 2013 "Soul !" I am loving every mile. kids... not so much I won't let them eat or drink in the car...even if it's water. Any way hope to get to know y'all and share some stories with SOUL.
  19. Hyundai, Kia Admit Fuel Ecnomy Numbers Not Accurate

    Homepage News
    See the complete story on the Hyundai/Kia Fuel Economy Numbers at AutoGuide.com
  20. EPA finds Hyundai, Kia overstated gas mileage

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    EPA finds Hyundai, Kia overstated gas mileage - Yahoo! News DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai and Kia overstated the gas mileage on most of their models from the past three years in an embarrassing blunder that could bring sanctions from the U.S. government and millions of dollars in payments to car...
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