According to a address by WardsAuto, Kia is alive on abacus an AWD-equipped crossover SUV to its North American lineup.
Confirmation came from the aperture of Michael Cole, COO of Kia Motors America, who said that such a agent was absolutely in the company’s affairs for the advancing years.
The controlling did not let on what anatomy this new agent would booty exactly, which of advance leaves the aperture accessible to speculation.
And if we allow in a little of that, several possibilities accomplish themselves apparent.
For starters, it’s accessible the aggregation will assuredly adjudge to implant on the North American bazaar the Stonic crossover it sells globally. That archetypal rides on the aforementioned belvedere as the Rio, which does not accept all-wheel drive.
We could additionally brainstorm the aggregation bearing a abutting accessory of the aboriginal Venue from sister aggregation Hyundai. Although actuality again, the archetypal is not, for the moment anyways, accessible with all-wheel drive.
The third achievability is that we could see a alternative of the Kia Soul sprout up with ability beatific to all wheels. As it happens, the Soul shares its belvedere with the Hyundai Kona, which does comes with AWD.
The new Soul hitting the bazaar this summer is additionally accessible with the X-Line beheld package, which gives it a added adventuresome demeanour. Ability this again be the archetypal Michael Cole is apropos to as the approaching AWD crossover in the works for Kia’s North American lineup?
These ability of advance all be aberrant ideas, and conceivably he’s apropos to a wholly new archetypal that is currently still aloof at the drawing-board phase.