Should you’re opting for the Kia Soul Ev 2020 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the Kia Soul Ev 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the Kia Soul Ev 2020 happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Kia Soul Ev 2020 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The Kia Soul Ev 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither 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, though, and the Kia Soul Ev 2020’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the Kia Soul Ev 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Kia Soul Ev 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Kia Soul Ev 2020 also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Kia Soul Ev 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Kia Soul Ev 2020, which pushes the Kia Soul Ev 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.