Kia Soul 2014 has just launched in Nepal and the new compact SUV brings in much-needed improvement over its predecessor.The new crossover is much longer and wider than its preceding model but has less height which gives it a look of a modern hatchback. There are a lot of new features in new Kia Soul.Kia Soul 2014 is directly imported from Korea which means that the prices will be a little higher. But along with the price, we can expect the new model to be more reliable.
Two variants of Kia Soul will be sold in Nepal- A Petrol Variant and a Diesel Variant. The price of the Petrol variant is Rs. 47,00,000 and the price of the diesel version is Rs.51,00,000. Both the petrol and diesel variant of the crossover is powered by a 1.6L Engine. Kia Soul has sophisticated design language and well-lit interior which makes it an overall impressive car.There is major cosmetic changes in the new model which is more appealing than its predecessor.
Continental Associates, the authorized distributors of Kia Motors in Nepal expect to sell 150 Soul in Nepal in this fiscal year. Although, the target set may sound too much, we wouldn’t be surprised if that really happens. This new crossover is likely to attract young costumers which are looking for a premium car to drive in the city and this car is just what is needed. With its compact design, this is an overall great city transportation. The safety feature is impressive too. This car is rated five stars by Euro NCAP. This crossover comes loaded with two Airbags along with ABS+EBD. So, for most people, safety shouldn’t be an issue. All models come with Airbags, Fog lamps, power steering, power windows, A/C as standard.
The interior is just as much impressive. There are those cool tech equipped in the car like Smart Keys, Bluetooth, Automatic Climate Control and much more. Rear Parking cameras and Real Parking Sensors are included too which completes its lists of gadgets! Basic connectivity options like AUX In and CD In can be found in this crossover. For driver’s convenience, front arm rest is there too! Rear Armrest isn’t missing either. The crossover is equipped with 4 speakers along with 2 twitters in the front.
The petrol variant gets a 1.6L MPI Engine which has displacement of 1591cc and has maximum power of 124PS @6300RPM. The diesel variant gets a 1.6L CRDi Engine with 128PS maximum power @4000RPM. Booking for Kia Soul Crossover is open today! This new crossover comes in variety of colors including Pure White and Green. The exterior looks much better now with an aggressive bumper. The crossover comes with 16″ Alloy Wheel. It is modified in both front and rear and has looks like other Kia cars released in 2014. Kia Soul competes with Diahatsu Terios and Ford EcoSport in Nepal. People who are looking for efficiency can go with the diesel version of this crossover which gives impressive mileage.
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