But the base 2016 Kia Soul with a six-speed automatic transmission is priced at $18,015, including shipping, reflecting no price increase over the 2015 model.
The 2016 Kia Soul, a carryover model, is expected to roll into Kia dealerships soon.
The 2016 Kia Soul + (Plus) starts at $20,015, including shipping, for a price increase of $500 versus the 2015 model.
The top-of-the-line 2016 Kia Soul ! (Exclaim) is priced at $21,915, including shipping, up $300 versus the 2015 model.
Alloy wheels now come standard on all Soul models. Base models equipped with the $500 Convenience package add a 4.3-inch color touchscreen, SiriusXM satellite radio and a rearview camera.
A new $500 Designer Collection package kicks the styling up a notch with a two-tone exterior paint treatment. Choices are white with a red roof or red with a black roof. Other details include 18-inch black-spoke alloy wheels and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob.
Also new to the Soul ! trim is a $4,400 Premium package that adds a long list of amenities and new safety features, including a forward-collision warning system and lane-departure warning system, both of which are new to the Soul.
The optional interior Umber Color package, priced at $1,100, now includes HID headlights for the 2016 model year.
The base Soul is equipped with a 130-horsepower 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine linked to a standard six-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic is optional. The + and ! trim levels get a 164-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a standard six-speed automatic transmission.
Pricing on the 2016 Kia Soul EV was announced earlier.
Edmunds says: Prices inch upward on most Kia Soul trims, but they still remain lower than the similarly sized and equipped subcompact SUVs that have recently been introduced.