2010 Kia Soul

2010 Kia Soul

$13k car, designed & built in Korea 26 city / 31 hwy 330-393 mile range, gas engine
122 hp 97 cu. in. 4-cylinder 5 stars ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the Soul

"Feels nimble and well-planted in high-speed turns."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's performance
"A cinch to maneuver around tight city confines in relative comfort."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's ride quality
"A fun-to-drive nature to the realm of the practical hatchback."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's overall satisfaction

Pros

The Soul vs other Recent cars

In-city gas mileage Good city fuel efficiency Help
26 mpg
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$13,995
basic warranty miles Fantastically long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
Ground clearance Good ground clearance for rough terrain Help
6.5"
Driver side crash test Safer for the driver in side collisions Help
5 stars
Front passenger crash test Safer for the front passenger in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
back seats Spacious back seats Help
49.2 ft3
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard

Cons

The Soul vs other Recent cars

0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
9.8 seconds
Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
122 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Rollover resistance Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
cruise control Cruise control Help
Not Available
keyless entry Keyless entry Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
Transmission Has a manual transmission Help
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
17.6 s s @ 79.0 mph mph
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
135 ft
Highway driving range Poor range on the highway Help
394 miles
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
21.0 lb/hp
Top speed Below average top speed Help
114 mph
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
leather Leather Help
Not Available
navigation system Navigation system Help
Not Available
power mirrors Power mirrors Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available

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