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 |  Oct 16 2014, 5:15 PM

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Kia is celebrating its 2014 Pirelli World Challenge Championships at this year’s SEMA Show.

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 |  Sep 17 2014, 8:32 AM

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Two of Kia’s compact cars fared better in crash tests for 2015 than they did in the previous model year.

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 |  Sep 13 2014, 10:29 AM

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The car with a hamster for a pitchman will soon try to push into sportier territory in an effort by Kia to expand its appeal.

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 |  Sep 11 2014, 1:44 PM

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Kia is the latest automaker to put an all-electric vehicle up for sale, with the new 2015 Soul EV receiving a $33,700 base price tag not including destination charges. 

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 |  Aug 22 2014, 7:39 AM

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The Kia hamsters are back and this time they’ve brought some friends.

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 |  Aug 14 2014, 4:12 PM

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The Kia Soul is living up to its name in South Korea.

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 |  Jul 24 2014, 9:24 PM

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The 2015 Kia Soul will be $200 more expensive than the 2014 model.

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 |  Apr 10 2014, 6:45 PM

Ward's Auto Reveals its Annual List


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Considering we spend a lot of our time inside our cars, it’s worth noting which vehicles in today’s marketplace have the best interiors.

Ward’s Auto has presented its annual top 10 list of best interiors and some of the vehicles on the list might surprise you. From luxury to affordable compacts, the publication spent two months evaluating a total of 41 vehicles to determine which interiors had the best ergonomics, driver information, fit-and-finish, materials, value, safety, comfort and design harmony.

The top 10 list is simply done in alphabetical order, so no one interior is technically better than the other.

 |  Mar 18 2014, 9:02 AM

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The Kia Soul’s success has been surprising in the U.S., but is it good enough to merit a coupe variant?

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 |  Mar 11 2014, 9:30 AM

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Heads up EV fans, Kia is on track to launch its first global battery-powered vehicle in 2016.

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 |  Feb 09 2014, 8:06 PM

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At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, Kia unveiled its 2015 Soul EV for the North American market.

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 |  Dec 24 2013, 10:01 AM

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The 2014 Kia Soul has earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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 |  Dec 06 2013, 4:47 PM

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Kia has announced a special edition 2014 Soul called Red Zone that will be limited to 2,000 units set to arrive in dealerships during the first quarter of 2014.

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 |  Nov 11 2013, 5:45 PM

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Kia has officially announced that its all-electric Soul will be available in the U.S. starting next year.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 8:17 PM

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Kia put its funky Soul model on center stage at this year’s SEMA Show.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 7:02 AM

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Kia will be the official sponsor for the first-ever YouTube Music Awards and has built a custom Soul to celebrate the event.

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 |  Nov 01 2013, 4:45 PM

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Kia has released another teaser of one of its custom Soul vehicles heading to this year’s SEMA Show.

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 |  Oct 25 2013, 3:42 PM

Kia-Soul-SEMA-Main-ArtIt seems like everyone’s getting in on the SEMA action; even Kia is participating in the show. The automaker will reveal five specially modified Souls at the Las Vegas event.

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 |  Aug 28 2013, 3:50 PM

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The 2014 Kia Soul will be heading to dealerships during the fourth quarter and will have a starting price of $15,495 including a $795 destination charge.

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 |  Aug 24 2013, 2:11 PM

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The Kia hamsters will return to the television set, when a 60-second commercial debuts starring the 2014 Kia Soul.

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 |  Aug 12 2013, 8:02 AM

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Kia has made some major changes to its model lineup over the last couple of years, launching the Cadenza sedan, a redesigned Forte, and refreshed Optima, but that’s just the beginning for the Korean automaker.

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 |  Jul 08 2013, 2:19 PM

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Kia is expected to enter the electric vehicle market in North America with an electric version of the Soul crossover, and AutoGuide‘s spy photographers have caught a prototype testing in Europe.

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 |  May 23 2013, 8:34 AM

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Korean Automaker Kia is preparing its first North American foray into the world of electric cars with the Kia Soul EV, which is expected to launch in 2014. 

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 |  May 13 2013, 5:00 PM

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Strategic Vision has announced the winners of its 2013 Total Quality Index (TQI), with American automakers reinstating their position in some very competitive segments.

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