This is the Kia Ghost Soul, the forth and last of four special editions Kia Souls for the American market including Ignition Soul, Denim Soul and Shadow Dragon Soul. Like the other models, the Ghost also reflects on the car’s personalization potential as an urban vehicles and comes with lots of standard equipments.
It is based on the Soul+ model but it also gets Audio Upgrade Package (center speaker, subwoofer and external amplifier) plus black leather-trimmed seats with seat warmers, plus metallic and chrome accents. On the outside it features fender vents with side marker repeater lights and speaker lights.
The Ghost Soul also comes with a body kit, moonroof, fog lights, black 18-inch alloy wheels with machined accents, a sport trim spoiler as well as the leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. And all this for $19,490.
The base Kia Soul itself comes with lots of features specially safety stuff which makes it one of the best choices in this class. More info about car here:
The Soul has received numerous accolades including two “Top Safety Pick” awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Soul also has been recognized by Edmunds.com and Parents magazine as one of the “Best Family Cars for 2010” in the “budget” category and was named to Ward’s Autoworld’s “Interior of the Year” list for the “Grooviest Interior.”
Available in four trims-Soul, Soul+, Soul! (exclaim) and Soul sport-pricing for the versatile five-door begins at $13,300(1) for the base trim while the Soul+ starts at $15,195(1). Enhancing to the Soul! or Soul sport offers a price beginning at $17,195(1). For additional value Soul also offers impressive fuel economy, with the 1.6-liter manual coming in at 26/31 mpg (city/highway) while the 2.0-liter offers a thrifty, fuel-sipping 24/30 mpg for both the automatic and manual transmissions(2), better than the Scion xB.
Standard Kia Safety Features
Soul continues to offer the same high level of standard safety equipment as all new Kia vehicles, including front seat active headrests, dual front advanced airbags, front seat-mounted and full-length side curtain airbags. An Antilock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS) and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) also are standard. Front and rear crumple zones, side-impact door beams, impact-absorbing steering column and Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system also come standard on all Soul models, making for a wide-ranging list of standard safety features.
Like all new Kia models, Soul is covered by a comprehensive warranty program, which offers unprecedented consumer protection. Included in this program are a 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, a five-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty, and a five-year/100,000-mile antiperforation warranty. A five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan also is part of the comprehensive coverage program.