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2016 Kia Soul Award Wins
The Kia Soul has added a degree of fun and sportiness to the compact hatchback class. This car is not lacking in personality, appealing to a segment of drivers tired of more conventional vehicle options. This fun nature has led to several 2016 Kia Soul award wins.
The most recent recognition the Soul has received comes from the Active Lifestyle Vehicle awards. The organization named the Soul their Vehicle of the Year in the “Urban” category for the fifth consecutive year.
“The Kia Soul won the urban category for the fifth consecutive year because it’s a stylish, affordable vehicle with a spacious cargo area and small footprint that functions well in congested city centers.” – Nina Russin, Founder, Active Lifestyle Vehicle program.
More about the 2016 Kia Soul
Kia has redefined fun with the 2016 Soul. The engine options on this sporty urban passenger vehicle deliver both ample power while earning excellent fuel economy ratings. Standard equipment includes a 1.6-liter four-cylinder that produces 130 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque while earning an estimated 24 city/30 highway miles per gallon.
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Higher Soul trim levels can be equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that increases the performance ratings to 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings on the second engine are estimated at 24 city/31 highway.
The design of the Soul is both fun and functional. Opting for a hatchback body style allows the car to offer ample interior space and cargo hauling capabilities. Very few vehicles can match the fun and versatility of the 2016 Kia Soul.