THE KIA SOUL PICTURE GALLERY HAS GROWN

The Kia Soul looks like a wonderfully inexpensive competitor for the Honda Element, but you can bet your bottom dollar that any small car buyer (Civic, Matrix, Scion xB) will gravitate to a vehicle that looks good with a good-looking price tag. Kia is talking about the Soul fitting somewhere between or alongside the Rio and Spectra. Fortunately, this oh-so-practical and utilitarian vehicle has more viewpoints now. The gallery is below. Take special note of the side-on shots of the interior. It’s nothing spectacular but it is new and a little splashier than what we’ve come to expect from Kia. By the way, Kia has revealed that the Soul will be powered by a 2.0L engine with 140 horsepower for those of us in North America.