2011 Kia Soul

2011 Kia Soul

$13-19k car, designed & built in Korea 24-26 city / 30-31 hwy 304-393 mile range, gas engine
122 to 142 hp 97 to 122 cu. in. 4-cylinder 4 stars stability control, 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

Meet the Family

We're showing the base model, the most popular version of the Soul. The lineup also includes:

Pros

The Soul vs other Recent cars

In-city gas mileage Good city fuel efficiency Help
26 mpg
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$13,995
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
Ground clearance Good ground clearance for rough terrain Help
6.5"
Cargo space Ample cargo space Help
53.4 ft3
Rear passenger crash test Safer for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
5 stars
basic warranty miles Fantastically long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
Cupholders More cupholders Help
6

Cons

The Soul vs other Recent cars

0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
9.8 seconds
Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
135 ft
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Highway driving range Poor range on the highway Help
394 miles
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
21.0 lb/hp
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
Has rear spoiler Doesn't have a rear spoiler Help
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Transmission Has a manual transmission Help
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
17.6 s s @ 79.0 mph mph
Airbags Few airbags Help
4
Driver side crash test Less safe for the driver in side collisions Help
4 stars
Front driver crash test Less safe for the driver in head-on collisions Help
4 stars
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
122 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Rear suspension Rougher suspension Help
Semi-independent
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
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
4
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available

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