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MADE FOR Standing Out

Versatility and style that’s as unique as you are.

Explore Soul

  • Made for Turning Heads

    Front Design

    The 2017 Soul’s front bumper and grille have been refreshed to feature wider looking, more aggressive styling. After all, first impressions are everything.

  • Made for Lasting Impressions

    Rear Design

    The rear bumper follows the lead of the front, with a new wider looking design that includes silver bumper accents and updated reflectors.

  • Made for Added Personality

    Wheels

    When you start driving a Soul, you have an array of fun and sporty wheels to choose from, including two 18-inch styles – one of them being an all-new design for the 2017 Soul SX Turbo.

  • Made for Shining Bright

    Dynamic Lighting

    Aside from sleeker styling, the Soul’s updated headlight design provides enhanced clarity and projection - especially when paired with the available Xenon HIDs and LED daytime running lights.

  • Made for Feeling at home

    Cockpit

    The interior design of the 2017 Soul has a driver-focused layout that is both intuitive and comforting with updated interior trimming and seat patterns.

  • Made for Total Control

    Multimedia

    For your viewing pleasure, the Soul comes with a large and clear available 8” multimedia interface with navigation3, as well as Android Auto®5,7 and Apple CarPlay®6,7 smartphone integration. Bluetooth®2 wireless connectivity also comes with every Soul.

  • Made for Cruising Comforts

    Climate

    No matter what it’s like outside, the 2017 Soul will make you feel right at home with the available heated front and rear seats, air-cooled front seats and automatic climate control.

  • Made for Striking a Note

    Cool Touches

    Enjoy the ultimate musical experience with the available Harman/Kardon4 premium audio system. Not only will you feel every beat, you’ll experience them with the new speaker LED mood lighting that can pulse to your music.

Made for Fast Forwarding

The 2017 Soul is now available with a lively, turbocharged 1.6L GDI engine and a quick-shifting 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The turbo models will also set you apart with exclusive features like red-accented sport bumpers and orange-stitched interior accents.

Made for PEACE OF MIND

You’ll always feel safe when surrounded by standard advanced dual front, dual front side and dual curtain airbags. Standard active safety features like Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control and Hill Assist Control constantly monitor road conditions so you can stay the course with ease.

Feature Highlights

Model Range

LX
LX MT

 

 

  • 130 HP | 118 lb. ft.
  • Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity
  • Heated sideview mirrors
  • Deep privacy tinted glass
  • Windshield wiper de-icer

Well-equipped from

 

Build
LX
LX AT

 

 

  • 130 HP | 118 lb. ft.
  • 6-speed Sportmatic automatic
  • Air conditioning
  • Drive Mode Select
  •  

Well-equipped from

 

Build
EX
EX

 

 

  • 161 HP | 149 lb. ft.
  • Rearview camera
  • 17” alloy wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel (late availability)

Well-equipped from

 

Build
EX
EX+

 

 

  • 161 HP | 149 lb. ft.
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • 7-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®
  • Smart release hatch
  • Roof rails

Well-equipped from

 

Build
EX
EX Premium

 

 

  • 161 HP | 149 lb. ft.
  • Leather seats
  • Blind spot detection
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 18" alloy wheels

Well-equipped from

 

Build
EX
EX Tech

 

 

  • 161 HP | 149 lb. ft.
  • Air-cooled front seats
  • 8-inch multimedia interface with navigation
  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • Dual-function Xenon HID headlights

Well-equipped from

 

Build
SX
SX Turbo

Adds to EX+

 

  • 201 HP | 195 lb. ft.
  • 1.6L Turbo-GDI engine
  • 7-speed dual-clutch Sportmatic automatic
  • 18" sport alloy wheels
  • Sport TFT/LCD Supervision instrument cluster

Well-equipped from

 

Build
SX
SX Turbo Tech

 

 

  • 201 HP | 195 lb. ft.
  • 8-inch multimedia interface with navigation
  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • Dual-function Xenon HID headlights
  • Panoramic sunroof

Well-equipped from

 

Build

Exterior Colours

Interior Colours

Features

  • FeatureLXEXSX
    16" steel wheels with covers --
    17" alloy wheels- -
    18" machine-finished alloy wheels-PREM-
    18" sport alloy wheels-- 
    P205/60R16 tires --
    P215/55R17 tires- -
    P235/45R18 tires-PREM 
    Signature Kia grille --
    Piano black grille-  
    Panoramic sunroof-PREMTECH
    Automatic headlights-  
    Projection headlights (with black bezels)-+ 
    Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights-TECHTECH
    LED light bar taillights-+ 
    Fog lights-  
    LED fog lights--TECH
    LED light bar taillights-- 
    LED positioning lights (bar type)-+ 
    LED daytime running lights (bulb type)-TECHTECH
    Body coloured sideview mirrors   
    Power, heated sideview mirrors   
    Sideview mirror signal repeaters-+ 
    Power folding sideview mirrors-PREMTECH
    Body coloured door handles   
    Deep privacy tint glass   
    Solar glass   
    Black bumpers --
    Body coloured bumpers- -
    Piano black bumpers-PREM 
    Sport bumpers (red accents)-- 
    Sport side sills (red accents)-- 
    Roof rails-+-
    Windshield wiper de-icer   
    Aeroblade wipers-- 
    Front and rear splash guards   
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic transmission, + = EX Plus package, TECH = Tech package, PREM = Premium package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Air conditioningAT  
    Automatic climate control with air ionizer-+ 
    AM/FM/MP3/satellite radio8   
    6-speakers   
    8-speakers-TECHTECH
    Sound-reactive speaker lights-+ 
    5" Display Audio- -
    7" Display Audio-+ 
    Harman Kardon® premium audio system4-TECHTECH
    8" multimedia interface with voice-activated navigation3-TECHTECH
    Bluetooth® hands-free technology2   
    Android Auto® smartphone integration5,7-+ 
    Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration5,6-+ 
    Steering wheel audio controls with voice command function   
    iPod®6/USB/AUX inputs   
    Dual USB charge ports (high output)-PREMTECH
    Enhanced TFT/LCD Supervision instrument cluster-PREM-
    Sport TFT/LCD Supervision instrument cluster-- 
    Power windows   
    Express up/down front windows-  
    Power door locks   
    Keyless entryAT  
    Smart Key with push button start-+ 
    Auto-dimming rearview mirror-PREMTECH
    Tilt and telescopic steering wheel   
    Heated steering wheel - late availability (EX)-  
    FlexSteer driver selectable steering assist --
    Drive Mode Select (Eco/Normal/Sport)AT  
    Cruise control-  
    Escort lights   
    Trip computer   
    LED cabin lighting-PREMTECH
    Smart release hatch-+ 
    Cargo cover with luggage net-PREMTECH
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic transmission, + = EX Plus package, TECH = Tech package, PREM = Premium package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Cloth seats  -
    Leather seats-PREM-
    Sport seats (cloth and leather)-- 
    Orange stitching and accents-- 
    Heated front seats-  
    Heated rear seats-TECHTECH
    Air-cooled front seats-TECH-
    Power adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support-PREMTECH
    Power adjustable passenger seat-TECHTECH
    60:40 folding rear seats   
    Rear centre armrest-  
    Height adjustable driver seat   
    Leather-wrapped steering wheel-  
    Sport steering wheel (D-shaped)-- 
    Leather-wrapped gear shift knob-  
    Piano black interior trim-  
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic transmission, + = EX Plus package, TECH = Tech package, PREM = Premium package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Dual advanced front airbags   
    Dual front seat-mounted side airbags   
    Dual side curtain airbags   
    Front adjustable headrests   
    4-wheel disc brakes   
    4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)   
    Electronic brake distribution (EBD)   
    Brake assist system (BAS)   
    Electronic stability control (ESC)   
    Vehicle stability management (VSM)   
    Hill-assist control (HAC)   
    Front seatbelt pretensioners   
    Side-impact door beams   
    Impact-sensing door unlock   
    2nd row lower anchors and top tethers for children (LATCH)   
    Child-safety rear door locks   
    Washer fluid warning light   
    Rearview camera1-  
    Lane departure warning system1-TECH-
    Front collision warning system1-TECH-
    Blind spot detection1-PREMTECH
    Rear cross traffic alert1-PREMTECH
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic transmission, + = EX Plus package, TECH = Tech package, PREM = Premium package

Specifications

  • LX
    EX
    SX
    Type
    1.6L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum2.0L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum1.6L, Turbo-GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum
    Valve Train
    4-valves per cylinder, Dual-cam variable valve timing (D-CVVT)
    Horsepower
    130 hp @ 6,300 rpm161 hp @ 6,200 rpm201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
    Torque
    118 lb.-ft. @ 4,850 rpm149 lb.-ft. @ 4,700 rpm195 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 - 4,500 rpm
    Intake
    Variable Intake System (VIS)Twin-scroll turbocharger
    Compression Ratio
    11.0:111.5:19.5:1
    Fuel Management
    Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    Transmission
    6-speed manual;
    Available 6-speed Sportmatic automatic
    6-speed Sportmatic automatic7-speed dual-clutch Sportmatic automatic
    Fuel Economy, 5 cycle testing, L/100km (City/Highway)
     LXEXSX
    Manual Transmission9.7 / 7.8--
    Automatic Transmission9.4 / 7.89.5 / 7.89.1 / 7.7
  • Dimensions, mm (in.)
    Wheelbase2,570 (101.2)
    Length4,140 (163.0)
    Width1,800 (70.9)
    Height with/without roof rails1,625/1,600 (64.0/63.0)
    Head room (front/rear)1,006/1,003 (39.6/39.5)
    Head room with sunroof (front/rear)962/963 (37.9/37.9)
    Shoulder room (front/rear)1,410/1,390 (55.5/54.7)
    Leg room (front/rear)1,040/994 (40.9/39.1)
    Hip room (front/rear)1,352/1,252 (53.2/49.3)
    Capacities, L (cu. ft.)
    Passenger volume2,861 (101)
    Cargo capacity, rear seats folded1,402 (49.5)
    Cargo capacity, rear seats up532 (18.8)
    Fuel tank capacity, L (Imp. gal.)54 (11.9)
  • Curb Weight, kg (lb.)
     LXEXSX
    Manual transmission1,277-1,308 (2,815-2,884)--
    Automatic transmission1,303-1,335 (2,872-2,943)1,346-1,435 (2,967-3,163)1,397-1,466 (3,079-3,232)
  • Body & Chassis
    LayoutFront engine, front wheel drive
    Body typeSteel unibody
    Front suspensionIndependent, MacPherson strut, coil springs with gas shock absorber
    Rear suspensionCoupled torsion beam axle with gas shock absorber
    SteeringElectric power steering
  • Brakes
    Type4-wheel disc
    ABS4-sensor, 4-channel
    Front, mm (in.)280 (11.0) vented discs;
    SX: 305 (12.0) vented discs
    Rear, mm (in.)254 (10.0) solid discs

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Disclaimers

  • 1 - Please note that your vehicle may not be equipped with all features described. This also applies to safety-related systems and functions. None of the features we describe are intended to replace the driver’s responsibility to exercise due care while driving and are not a substitute for safe driving practices. Some features may have technological limitations. For additional information regarding the various features, including their limitations and restrictions, please refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
  • 2 - The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. A compatible Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled cell phone is required to use Bluetooth hands-free wireless technology.
  • 3 - When equipped with the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
  • 4 - Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.
  • 5 - Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider.
  • 6 - Apple, the Apple logo, CarPlay, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
  • 7 - Google, Google Play, Google Maps, and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc. Google Maps ©2016 Google.
  • 8 - SiriusXM® satellite radio service includes 3 month trial and is available in the 10 provinces and three territories of Canada, and the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. Monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months.
  • - The Kia Soul received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among compact MPVs in the J.D. Power 2015-2016 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM. 2016 study based on 80,157 total responses, evaluating 245 models, and measures the opinions of new 2016 vehicle owners after 90 days of ownership, surveyed in February-May 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.