Special edition features a leather interior and light green metallic paint
6 December 2010

Kia has revealed this special edition of its Soul crossover.

Dubbed the Soul Searcher, it is the company’s latest addition to the Soul ‘Originals’ line-up and is powered by the company’s 1.6-litre CRDi diesel engine, available as a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic.

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Searcher features include light green metallic paint and a cream and brown leather interior. Also included are a chrome front grille, black bezel headlights, 18-inch silver alloy wheels, parking sensors and tinted windows, Bluetooth and iPod connectivity.

Available from January, prices start from £16,965 for the manual version and £18,025 for the automatic.

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6 December 2010

Small diesels arent known for their wide rev bands. So sticking a 4 speed auto on it doesnt sound at all promising. And then charging 18k for it sugests the Koreans are getting a bit too confident already.

6 December 2010

[quote Autocar]Searcher features include light green metallic paint and a cream[/quote]

Sounds 'orrible

6 December 2010

The name suggests what you might be doing whilst lying in bed at night with one of these parked in the driveway.

If I want an autonomous car, I'll take a taxi.

6 December 2010

"...And then charging 18k for it sugests the Koreans are getting a bit too confident already...."

Appears to have been an unannounced change of policy at Hyundai/Kia - the latter's price are now dearer than the former - see also ix35 v Sportage

6 December 2010

Does this car mean that Kia are going to give all their Soul limited editions names that suggest puns or plays on word? If this is the case how about Survivor, Brother.

6 December 2010

[quote thebaldgit]If this is the case how about Survivor, Brother.[/quote] you missed out Train

6 December 2010

[quote thebaldgit]Does this car mean that Kia are going to give all their Soul limited editions names that suggest puns or plays on word?  If this is the case how about Survivor, Brother.[/quote] And a yellow one called Lemon Soul. At least you'd be able to find it in the car park, otherwise it'd be a Lost Soul.

6 December 2010

The Lost Soul is the Sat. Nav. edition - the voice setting is stuck in Korean!

6 December 2010

i am still waiting for the long talked about collaboration with Honda, that will give us the Kia Type R Soul.

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