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The 2016 Kia Soul is one of’s 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000

It’s more than official—the 2016 Kia Soul might be one of the coolest cars on the market. This funky urban commuter car has once again earned a spot on Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000. This is the fifth year in a row the Soul has appeared on the list, which means it is not only one of the quirkiest looking cars in the industry—it’s also one of the most fun-to-drive and fun-to-own vehicles.

“The Soul’s fun and funky personality is infectious, and the fact that it’s been a mainstay on Kelley Blue Book’s list of 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 is a clear indication that the Soul offers the perfect blend of style and substance,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president of product planning for Kia Motors America.

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Editors at Kelley Blue Book chose the Soul thanks to its unique styling, extensive features, and unbeatable price tag. With a base price of $15,900, the Soul offers the perfect combination of practicality and space, while still giving consumers the chance to express their one-of-a-kind personality.

Now, for the 2016 model year, consumers can make the Soul fit their style even more so with a new Design Collection package. This package allows consumers to choose a two-tone paint scheme and other unique elements to help the vehicle stand out.

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There are also more available convenience features than ever before, including a Forward Collision Warning System and Lane Departure Warning System, both of which are included in a new Premium Package. This top-notch package also includes navigation, an upgraded Infinity® audio system, LED mood lighting, a panoramic sunroof, and more.

Really, with this kind of style and a number of standard and available features, it should come as no surprise that the 2016 Kia Soul is such a cool car.