2021 Kia Soul vs 2020 Kia Soul - Denver Area

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2021 Kia Soul Overview

The 2020 Kia Soul was totally redesigned and ushered in the third generation of this extremely popular and arguably iconic nameplate. The redesign earned substantial critical praise, including the 2020 World Car of the Year award and being selected as a Car and Driver Editors' Choice. This was surely going to be a difficult success to follow up, but Kia has managed it with the 2021 Kia Soul now available at Arapahoe Kia. Notable updates include standard rear occupant alert, a redesigned suspension for the X-Line and GT-Line and a remote start function on the key fob for the EX and Turbo trims. Join us as we explore these changes and much more in our 2021 Kia Soul vs 2020 Kia Soul near Denver review.

Denver CO - 2021 Kia Soul's Overview

Exterior - Kia Dealer serving Denver CO

Kia wanted to make the 2020 Kia Soul a bit bigger on the inside, which it accomplished by expanding the wheelbase from 101.2 to 102.4 inches and the overall length from 163.0 to 165.2 inches. This is not a big change as far as the exterior goes and allowed the Soul to remain a shape and style that have become so recognizable. Perhaps the biggest exterior difference between the current and outgoing generation is that the minimum ground clearance was raised almost an inch to 6.7 inches. Kia offers six distinct trims: LX, X-Line, GT-Line, S, EX and Turbo. The X-Line and GT-Line are particularly notable in that they both feature appearance packages that set them apart from the rest of the lineup.

Denver CO - 2021 Kia Soul's Exterior

Interior - 2021 Kia Soul near Denver CO

All Soul models available at our Kia dealership serving Denver Littleton Aurora Centennial Longmont provide seating for up to five, and the spaciousness may surprise you in a good way. The front row gives you 41.1 inches of legroom and 39.4 inches of headroom. Better yet, the rear row affords 38.8 inches of legroom and 39.5 inches of headroom. That rear legroom means that you can actually seat adults back there, which much of the competition cannot claim. The base model includes nice cloth upholstery, air conditioning and a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen. The X-Line adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. The GT-Line adds a sunroof and upgrades the cloth upholstery. The S is like the GT-Line but adds a power-adjustable driver's seat and drops some of the youthful touches. The EX adds push-button ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, a bigger touchscreen and wireless charging, and the Turbo adds a heated steering wheel and sim-leather upholstery.

Denver CO - 2021 Kia Soul's Interior
Kia Soul Mechanical specs

All of the powertrain options available at our location serving Denver Littleton Aurora Centennial Longmont have been carried over from the 2020 Kia Soul. Most trims have a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood. This engine makes 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque, and Kia pairs it with pairs it with a continuously variable transmission for the most part. The exception is the base model, which has a six-speed manual transmission by default and offers the CVT as an option. The Soul Turbo instead has a 1.6-liter turbo four under the hood. It makes 201 hp and 195 lb.-ft., and Kia pairs it with a seven-speed twin-clutch automatic.

Denver CO - 2021 Kia Soul's Mechanical
Safety - 2021 Kia Soul dealer

A common question we get concerning 2021 Kia Soul vs 2020 Kia Soul near Denver comparisons is will the 2021 model once again be an IIHS Top Safety Pick? As of this writing, we do not know yet, but we think the chances are pretty good considering that there have been no fundamental changes to the model. Standard equipment includes a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen, Android and Apple device integration and a rearview camera system. The X-Line adds cruise control, forward collision mitigation, lane keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring and driver attention monitoring. The EX upgrades your infotainment setup with a 10.25-inch touchscreen, integrated navigation and a wireless charging pad.

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The team at Arapahoe Kia feels that the 2021 Kia Soul has to be seen in person and test-driven to be appreciated in full, and you can do that by visiting our location serving Denver Littleton Aurora Centennial Longmont. Stop by at your convenience, or schedule an appointment online or by phone. Prefer to shop from the comfort of your couch? Check out our website. All of our 2021 and 2020 Soul models and options are listed there, and we have live assistance available via chat!

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