2018 Kia Soul Trim Options: Base vs. Plus (+) vs. Exclaim (!)

2018 Kia Soul trim options Base vs. Plus vs. Exclaim

The Kia Soul is a fun vehicle no matter how you approach it: From every angle, it’s an energetic, boxy, spacious and versatile vehicle! So to make things easier for you, we have laid out the specs and features for each of the 2018 Soul’s three trim levels: Base, Plus (+) and Exclaim (!). This way you can narrow down which one has the features and performance you would like for a price that works best for you!

The Base trim of the 2018 Soul comes with 101 cubic feet for passengers, as all of the trims do, and UVO eServices are available with a 7-inch touchscreen, to go along with solid fuel economy and performance with 25 mpg city and 30 mpg highway as well as 130 HP. Jump up to the Plus trim for additional performance and features, which include a move from 16-inch wheels to 17-inch or optional 18-inch wheels, plus more exterior paint color options, with 11 total, including a new-for-2018 color, Wild Orange. You also move up to 161 horsepower with the Plus trim.

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Base Trim

Plus (+) Trim

Exclaim (!) Trim

130 HP 161 HP 201 HP
MPG: 25 city, 30 highway MPG: 25 city, 30 highway MPG: 26 city, 31 highway
4 paint color options 11 paint color options 5 paint color options
6-speed manual or automatic transmission 6-speed automatic transmission 7-speed automatic transmission
7-inch touchscreen 7-inch touchscreen (8-inch optional) 8-inch touchscreen
16-inch wheels 17-inch wheels (18-inch optional) 18-inch wheels

Fun-Size Your Drive with the Kia Soul in Racine WI   

For peak performance and fuel savings with the 2018 Kia Soul, the Exclaim (!) trim has a turbo-boosted engine with a road-clearing 201 horsepower, and this enables the Exclaim to average slightly better MPG with 26 city, 31 highway. You also have the thrill of the added responsiveness of a 7-speed transmission, while the lower trims come with six speeds.

Here's some more great news: Each of the 2018 Kia Soul trims come with 61.3 cubic feet for cargo, a record of fun colors like Inferno Red and Mysterious Blue, nice design, and the industry’s longest warranty coverage with 10 years or 100,000 miles for limited powertrain and 5 years or 60,000 miles for bumper-to-bumper for starters. And you can find the Kia Soul on the lot at Boucher Kia of Racine, 9601 Washington Avenue in Racine WI, though we also serve the area which includes Milwaukee, West Allis and Kenosha.  For more information regarding the Kia models on our lot, call (262) 725-4041 or come visit us at the dealership so we can set you up with a test drive.  

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