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1st Gear: Just Go Buy A 2013 Kia Soul
The 2013 Kia Soul is far from the greatest car you can buy, but it's not a bad car, and Kia was so desperate to sell as many of their outgoing models as they could as the 2014 Kia Soul hit dealerships they did something kind of insane — although not entirely unheard of.