2023 Kia Soul gets a facelift, but loses the turbo

Kia has unveiled the 2023 Soul, which has received a facelift that incorporates current styling, updated tech and a simplified lineup.

2023 Kia Soul

On the outdoors the 2023 Soul gets a new entrance fascia with a new grille and redesigned headlights and fog lights. At the rear the taillights have been redesigned, whilst new 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels top off the updates. There are also new two-tone paint selections: Apparent White with Fusion Black roof, and Surf Blue with a Fusion Black roof.

For the 2023 model yr, the Soul receives a simplified trim lineup, which involves LX, S, EX, GT-Line, GT-Line Tech. The X-Line and Turbo trim amounts have been discontinued. For the base product there is a new LX Technologies Package that adds Blind Spot Collision Avoidance (BCA), Rear Cross Collision Avoidance (RCCA), and 16-inch alloy wheels. The obtainable GT-Line Technological know-how Package provides a Harmon/Kardon audio program, LED speaker lights, heated entrance seats, a navigation process , a electricity driver seat and digital parking brake.

2023 Kia Soul

A 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment process is typical on all but the LX trim level.

On the basic safety front, the 2023 Soul now will come normal with forward collision avoidance, lane maintaining support, lane following guide, driver notice warning, lane departure warning, automated high beams and rear occupant warn.

Because the turbocharged Soul has been discontinued, the only motor available is the 2.-liter four-cylinder with 147 horsepower and 132 pound-ft of torque, that is mated to a CVT.