Kia Soul

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- Reviewed by Chris Paukert


2015 Kia Soul - 4dr Hatchback (Base)
4dr Hatchback (Base)
1.6L I-4
24 City / 30 HWY
2015 Kia Soul - 4dr Hatchback (+)
4dr Hatchback (+)
2.0L I-4
23 City / 31 HWY
2015 Kia Soul - 4dr Hatchback (!)
4dr Hatchback (!)
2.0L I-4
23 City / 31 HWY
2016 Kia Soul EV gets $2k-cheaper base model

Kia has updated its Soul EV range, adding the new entry-level EV-e trim, which reportedly slashes the price by some $2,000 before incentives.
Kia, Hyundai working on wireless charging with Mojo Mobility

Soul EV Can Roam Pacific Northwest With Lots More DC Fast Chargers

Kia will add electric-vehicle charging stations at dealerships throughout Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Georgia as it gets ready to sell more Soul EVs.
Kia continues Ecology Center support, donates Soul EV

Kia is donating a Soul EV to The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, CA, for the automaker's third year of partnering with the non-profit group. Last year, the company contributed two electric car charging stations.

For Sale

2014 Kia Soul
$15,499 / 39,278 miles / VA
2015 Kia Soul
$17,995 / 1,735 miles / MD
2011 Kia Soul
$14,599 / 46,918 miles / VA
Sinkhole swallows car in New Jersey

A sinkhole in New Jersey opened up on a quiet neighborhood street Tuesday morning, swallowing a car whole and sending three families fleeing from their homes.
2015 Kia Soul EV
Kia has electrified its popular Soul hatchback. We take it for Quick Spin road test review to see if the hamsters have reason to be excited.
2015 Kia Soul EV Prototype
Kia's popular and stylish Soul is getting an electric model soon. We drive an early prototype and let you know if it's worth getting excited about.
2014 Kia Soul
Kia's popular Soul is all-new for 2014. We've take it for a first drive in San Diego and filed this road test.
208k Kia Soul models recalled over broken pedals

The Kia Soul – in both gasoline and electric variants – is being recalled due to accelerator pedals that may bend or break. A total of 208,858 vehicles are affected.
Kia recalling 96k Souls with sunroofs [UPDATE]

The headliner in the 2010-2013 Kia Soul may detach when the curtain airbags are deployed in models equipped with an optional sunroof. The Korean automaker is recalling nearly 100,000 vehicles to fix the problem.
Kia recalls over 50k new Soul compacts over steering issue

Kia is recalling certain 2014 models of its adorable Soul due to a bad adhesive used in the steering system. According to the bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the "thread-locking adhesive" that attaches the plug between the pinion gear and steering gear assembly could come loose.