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  1. Features, tricks, tips, surprises?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    I posted one of these up with my 2018 Exclaim. Figure the 2020 has a lot of new tech and gadgets, and some missing functions up for discussion. Few things I've noticed on my EX, independent volume for Satellite radio and FM radio. Seems kind of a weird feature, but I'd like my volume to be...
  2. Anyone replaced a whole rear door before? Any tips?

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    When I bought my 2012 Soul +, it came with a strange large (and ugly) dent on the drivers side passenger door. Since then, there have been 2 times hit-and-run varmints that have targeted that exact same door and created 2 smaller dents and scratches. So after 2 1/2 years of casually looking for...
  3. Snow Driving Tips (especially for DCT)?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    first significant snowfall in my Soul, so far pretty great. visibility is fantastic, and the Xenon headlights/LED fogs are great. still rolling with All Seasons Tires (West Coast winters are mild, but i use winter tires for other parts of the province), i just drive more conservatively. coming...
  4. Joined for servicing tips

    New Member Introductions
    Just joined for tips on how to fix a problem I have with my 2014 soul
  5. Tips on Tall stuff like wheelchairs and plants

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Over the holidays I had to carry 4 passengers + a folding wheelchair, and later tall plants. Here is my solution: First I set aside the cargo organizer to give me more height behind the rear seats. I put old floor mats and a tarp over the spare wheel to protect against snowy wheels on the...
  6. Tips on removing the centre fascia / audio surround?

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    I'd like to remove this panel, and I'm a bit stumped how to do it without damage. I've read this page a few times, and studied the little illustrations: Kia Soul: Center Fascia Panel Replacement - Crash Pad - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2017 PS Service Manual It shows where...
  7. Any tips on stereo replacement?

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    Hello All, I have had my new 2016 Soul Base AT for a few days now. The front windows get tinted tomorrow morning. I have ordered a new headunit. I have gone for a pioneer AVh-5700. It has been a while since I had a new car and had to install a new stereo. I got the normal stuff like the wiring...
  8. Kia Splash Guard Install Tips?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    Hello, I have been meaning to install a set of Kia splash guards (the small, molded ones) on my 2013 Soul, but I have a question. Is there anything I should put on the metal/finish that will be under the splash guard to help keep the corrosion and rust out? Has anyone else installed these and...
  9. 13 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car Running Smoothly

    Homepage News
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  10. Any tips for linking a Windows phone to UVO E-services?

    New Member Introductions
    So far, Bluetooth has my contacts, voice recognition for phone calls and messages, but my Windows phone doesn't seem to connect with the cool UVO E-services. Of course, it very well could be user error, but as I newbie both to Soul and to UVO E-services, I would appreciate any tips. Thanks.
  11. Top 10 Car Buying Tips

    Homepage News
    Getting a new car doesn't have to be a lengthy or frustrating process just because there are a few overlooked steps that can get in the way. If you're prepared, you can quickly get through the buying process without a headache and without feeling swindled. Here's a quick check-list of some of...
  12. Touch Up Paint Application Advice & Tips

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Hello, Just thought I'd share my experience with OEM touch-up paint in case it helps others. I am not a chemist or body-pro, but I have spent many, many hours researching and learning the hard way, and gone through two paint pens. So what I am about to share is from actual experience. I had...
  13. Any tips for a new 2013 Base owner?

    New Member Introductions
    I just bought my 2013 Soul Base in Titanium yesterday. I drove a hour and a half just to purchase the one I wanted in the Titanium color. The buying experience wasn't great, but I think my Soul will be worth every hour I spent. I plan to get a center console and install it sometime soon. It...
  14. Soul Shipping Tips

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    With the cold winter months approaching quickly so many people, especially senior citizens, are preparing to relocate to a location with warm weather to avoid the harsh winter mothers back at home. If you are a senior that does not want to just stay put the entire time that you are away than you...
  15. Tips on Buying my Soul

    Hello, I'm new here and I'm very eager to buy a Kia Soul 2011!!! I'm from Calgary and I went to Eastside Kia Dealer today. I will tell you everything that happened and maybe you guys can help me out on what I should do next... 1. I checked out their dealer website and saw the employee discount...
  16. Kia OEM Accessories Install Instructions. Kia Soul Instructional Videos.

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    I thought these might be handy to have on the site. SOMEONE PLEASE MAKE THIS A STICKY SO WE CAN ADD MORE AS THEY GET RELEASED!!! These are all too big to be uploaded to the site, so they are on my Google Documents. Hopefully this works okay...
  17. Chrome Exhaust Tips

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    I purchased a 2010 Black Cherry Soul Sport which included the add on accessory of Chrome Exhaust Tips. The dealer told me they are not in stock but will be available in the future (?). Does anyone know more information on this? A picture of these tips is shown in the marketing material at the...
  18. Backup (parking) sensor installation tips - DIY.

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    Warning - this post is lengthy! As much as I love my Soul's quirky style, I have to say that rear visibility sucks. I'm sure there was a good reason for the enormous back pillars, but trying to see what's behind those takes paranormal abilities, which I do not possess. The regular “blind spot”...