Kia's search for a new Soul ends

* New Soul Searcher on sale in January * Bright green paint, cream and brown leather * Prices start at 16,965...

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03 December 2010

Kia's search for a new Soul ends

Kia is looking to brighten up the New Year with a the addition of a metallic green Searcher model to its Soul crossover range.

Priced from 16,965, with the 126bhp 1.6-litre diesel from the range, the Searcher also has a cream and brown leather interior, 18-inch alloy wheels, extra chrome trim and roof rails, and goes on sale on January 4. An automatic version will also be available for 18,025.

As the most expensive car in the range, the Searcher come stacked with equipment including dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, upgraded stereo with amp and subwoofer, iPod connectivity, Bluetooth mobile phone preparation, cruise control, reversing sensors and privacy glass.

The Soul is fitted with six airbags and stability control, and earned a top five-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests.