Kia Soul Shaker (2013)
Kia Soul Shaker (2013)

The Kia Soul ‘Shaker' back with its Vanilla Shake coloured bodywork or you can opt for Quartz Black metallic, riding on 18-inch alloy wheels. The seats are trimmed in a premium cloth upholstery with a unique ‘Houndstooth' design, combined with beige interior surfaces.

Standard equipment includes iPod and Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control (diesel model only) and air conditioning, as well as LED daytime running lights, LED rear combination lamps and high mounted brake lights. Inside, there are steering wheel mounted controls and both the steering wheel and gearshift are leather-trimmed. Plus there is an electric tilt-and-slide sunroof, and an automatically-dimming rear view mirror with an integrated colour reversing camera.

There is a choice of either a petrol or diesel engine with the Kia Soul Shaker:

The six speed petrol 1.6 GDi (� 15,295) delivers 138bhp, with a top speed of 112mph and 0-60mph is reached in 10 seconds. C0₂ emissions are 149g/km and fuel economy is 44.1mpg on the official combined cycle.

The diesel unit is a 1.6 CRDi turbo-diesel engine, which produces 126bhp, with a choice of either a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox.

The top speed for manual model  (� 16,690) is 112 mph; acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 10.3 seconds. C0₂ emissions are 129g/km and fuel economy is 57.6mpg on the official combined cycle.

The six speed automatic diesel model (£17,795) has a top speed of 110 mph which the 0-60 mph time is recorded as 11.3 seconds. C0₂ emissions are 155g/km and fuel economy is 47.9mpg on the official combined cycle.

The Kia Soul Shaker is backed up with a transferable seven year warranty/100,000 mile, which ever comes first.


Published : 28/01/13 Author : Staff

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