When you’re choosing the 2020 Kia Soul Gt over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip right to the 2020 Kia Soul Gt. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2020 Kia Soul Gt occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Kia Soul Gt affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The 2020 Kia Soul Gt, however, also has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Kia Soul Gt’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest testing the 2020 Kia Soul Gt’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Kia Soul Gt are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Kia Soul Gt additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Kia Soul Gt contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Kia Soul Gt, which pushes the 2020 Kia Soul Gt into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.