The Euro 6 emission standard has put the wind under the hood of practically every new car sold in the territory of the European Union. The Kia Soul is no exception, whose 16-litre diesel CRDi has been strengthened for the new model year, but is also more economical.
The four-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1,582 cm 3 generates 136 hp at 4,000 rpm and 300 Nm between 1,500 and 3,000 rpm. Previously, these values were lower by 8 hp or 40 Nm. In conjunction with a manual six-speed gearbox, the stylish crossover accelerates to 100 km/h in 11.2 seconds, can handle a maximum of 180 km/h and consumes an average of 4.8 liters of diesel per 100 km (previously 5.0 l/100 km), a new seven-speed dual-clutch the automatic sprints to 100 km/h in 11.1 seconds, accelerates to a maximum of 182 km/h and consumes an average of 5.2 l/100 km (previously 6.0 l/100 km). On the Czech market , the modified engine will be available in the Comfort and Exclusive lines, while the cheapest price is 419,980 crowns with a manual and 464,980 crowns with an automatic.