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View Poll Results: Kia Soul
Sub Zero 2 2.56%
Cool 16 20.51%
Uncool 27 34.62%
Seriously Uncool 33 42.31%
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Kia Soul

Designed in California and built in Korea, this funky (did I just say funky?) little MPV is one of the newest offerings from Kia. It's called Soul, but does it have one? Also, the color in the pictures is called Alien, I kid you not. The specs are from the Soul! variant. BTW, check out the official website, it's very well done. Kia Soul

Engine: I4 Beta II
Displacement: 1,975 cc
Aspiration: Natural
Power: 142 hp (106 kW) @ 6,000 rpm
Torque: 137 lbft @ 4,600 rpm
Drive: Front-engined, front-wheel drive
Weight: 2,799.9 lbs
0 - 60 mph: 8.8 seconds
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It's pobably the coolest Kia but it's still not cool
 
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Even if you bought the Soul Burner variant, only the name (and possibly the light-up speakers) would be cool. Like if you bought a Toyota Corolla Blade Master.

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I'm sure in white goods terms it's functional, and is not as uncool as other Kias, but it isn't cool.
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Seriously not cool IMO Don't like Kias

Looks like a van with windows
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Seriously not cool IMO Don't like Kias

Looks like a van with windows
Was going to write something about Postman Pat's new wheels, but I don't think I'll bother now.

DD's right - it's a van with windows.
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Looks like a van with windows
That comment is offensive to vans!
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Design studio 21st Century trash!

Would Pininfarina/Bertone/Giugiaro etc, pen something like this ?
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Would Pininfarina/Bertone/Giugiaro etc, pen something like this ?
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Morris Ital
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its just a car, nothing else. uncool
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Morris Ital - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

My daughter (who has a poster of a Dodge Charger Daytona on her bedroom wall when she was about 7) really likes these. I suspect the youngsters don't carry the stigma towards the brand that I do.
 
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Uncool, of course.

Even the sporty type R Soul is uncool.
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I'm going cool; funky, trendy, interesting details, practical and unpretentious.

If this was Fiat's replacement for the current Panda, you'd love it
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The world would be a better place if every example of this vehicle was recalled and crunched NOW.

Other than that I have no opinion.
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It cant be cool as its one of those silly crossover variants that I can never really see the point of!
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It's terrible - a little horrid box on wheels
 
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Cute little car.
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I'm going cool; funky, trendy, interesting details, practical and unpretentious.

If this was Fiat's replacement for the current Panda, you'd love it
I think you're bang on with that comment Scud. Our view of the of the car is completely clouded by our view of the car maker. I don't necessarily think it's cool but in the context of small economical cars I'd say it represents an interesting alternative.
 
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Uncool, of course.

Even the sporty type R Soul is uncool.
Well done Jim!

That is the problem isn't it? You would always be referring to it, if you owned one, as our soul (or as Pat is from the potteries r-soul)

Have we not got the Meh option yet?
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Quality car - what would you say if it said "alfa romeo" on the badge?
 
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Aaahhhhhh........where are the men in white coats (!!!???) - I actually quite like it
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