2018 Soul

MADE FOR standing out

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

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  • Made for Turning Heads

    2018 Kia Soul

    Front Design

    The 2018 Soul’s front bumper and grille features wider-looking, more aggressive styling. After all, first impressions are everything.

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  • Made for Lasting Impressions

    2018 Kia Soul

    Rear Design

    The rear bumper follows the lead of the front, with a wider looking design that includes available silver bumper accents.

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  • Made for Added Personality

    2018 Kia Soul

    Wheels

    When you start driving a Soul, you have an array of fun and sporty wheels to choose from, including two available 18-inch styles.

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  • Made for Shining Bright

    2018 Kia Soul

    Dynamic Lighting

    The Soul’s headlight design provides enhanced clarity and projection - especially when paired with the available Xenon HIDs and LED daytime running lights.

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Turbo GDI Engine

Made for FAST FORWARDING

The 2018 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.

2018 Kia Soul

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

  • 2018 Kia Soul - Panoramic Sunroof

    Panoramic Sunroof

    The sights, the sounds and the feelings. Take in everything you’ve been missing on your drive with the available panoramic sunroof.

  • 2018 Kia Soul - Cargo Space

    Ultimate Convenience

    Due to its unique design, the Soul provides you with an abundance of cargo space within its rear hatch – with standard 60/40 folding rear seats offering a flexible addition.

  • 2018 Kia Soul - Blind Spot Detection

    Blind Spot Detection

    A second set of eyes are available with the optional blind spot detection, which is integrated in the side view mirrors and notifies you with an audible alert.1

  • 2018 Kia Soul - Autonomous Emergency Braking System

    Autonomous Emergency Braking

    If a front collision is imminent, the available autonomous emergency braking system will kick in automatically to provide full braking assistance, up to a complete stop when possible.1

  • 2018 Kia Soul - Rearview Camera

    Rearview Camera

    Shift into reverse, and you’ll benefit from a wide-angle view of everything hiding behind you right on the Soul’s multimedia display with the available rearview camera.1

  • 2018 Kia Soul - Push Button Start

    Push Button Start

    Now you can get into the driver’s seat and start your Soul without fumbling for your keys thanks to the available Smart Key system with push-button start.

Model Range

LX

2018 Kia Soul LX
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.47.8

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

LX

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    16" 
Trim Highlights
  • Bluetooth® hands-free technology
  • Drive Mode Select (Eco/Normal/Sport)
  • Power, heated sideview mirrors
  • Keyless entry

EX

2018 Kia Soul EX
  • Power
    161 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.57.8

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

EX

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Heated front seats
  • 5" Display Audio
  • Rearview camera
  • Heated steering wheel

EX+

2018 Kia Soul EX+
  • Power
    161 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.57.8

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

EX+

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • 7" Display Audio
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • Sound-reactive speaker lights

EX Premium

2018 Kia Soul EX Premium
  • Power
    161 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.57.8

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

EX Premium

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Machined-Finish Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Leather seats
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Blind spot detection system

EX Tech

2018 Kia Soul EX Tech
  • Power
    161 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.57.8

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

EX Tech

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Machined-Finish Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • 8" multimedia interface with navigation
  • Autonomous emergency braking system
  • Heated rear seats

SX Turbo

2018 Kia Soul SX Turbo
  • Power
    201 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.17.7

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

SX Turbo

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L T-GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    7-Speed Auto-Shift DCT 
  • Wheels
    18" Sport Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Sport seats (cloth and leather)
  • Orange stitching and accents
  • Sport steering wheel (D-shaped)
  • Sport TFT/LCD Supervision instrument cluster

SX Turbo Tech

2018 Kia Soul SX Turbo Tech
  • Power
    201 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    9.17.7

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from88,888

SX Turbo Tech

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L T-GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    7-Speed Auto-Shift DCT 
  • Wheels
    18" Sport Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • 8" multimedia interface with navigation
  • Rear cross traffic alert

Exterior Colours

Titanium

Titanium (M)
BW/BC/BL

Inferno Red

Inferno Red (M)
BW/BC/BL/SL

Polar White

Polar White
BW/BC/BL/SL

Caffeine Brown

Caffeine Brown (M)
BC/BL

Wild Orange

Wild Orange (M)
BC/BL/SL

Onyx

Onyx (M)
BW/BC/BL/SL

Caribbean Blue

Caribbean Blue (M)
BC/BL

Mysterious Blue

Mysterious Blue (M)
BC/BL

M = Metallic


Interior Colours

Black Woven Cloth

Black Woven Cloth
LX Models
BW

Black Knit Cloth

Black Knit Cloth
EX and EX+ Models
BC

Black Leather

Black Leather
EX Premium and EX Tech Models
BL

Black Cloth / Leather

Black Cloth / Leather
SX Models
SL

Features

  • FeatureLXEXSX
    16" steel wheels with covers --
    17" alloy wheels- -
    18" machine-finished alloy wheels-P/T-
    18" sport alloy wheels-- 
    P205/60R16 tires --
    P215/55R17 tires- -
    P235/45R18 tires-P/T 
    Signature Kia grille --
    Piano black grille-  
    Panoramic sunroof-P/TT
    Automatic headlights-  
    Projection headlights (with black bezels)-  
    Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights-TT
    LED light bar taillights-  
    Fog lights-  
    LED fog lights--T
    LED positioning lights (bar type)-  
    LED daytime running lights (bulb type)-TT
    Body coloured sideview mirrors   
    Power, heated sideview mirrors   
    Sideview mirror signal repeaters-  
    Power folding sideview mirrors-P/TT
    Body coloured door handles   
    Deep privacy tint glass   
    Solar glass   
    Black bumpers --
    Body coloured bumpers- -
    Piano black bumpers-P/T 
    Sport bumpers (red accents)-- 
    Sport side sills (red accents)-- 
    Roof rails- -
    Windshield wiper de-icer   
    Aeroblade wipers-- 
    Front and rear splash guards   
    Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = EX+ PackageT = Tech PackageP = Premium Package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Air conditioning   
    Automatic climate control with air ionizer-  
    AM/FM/MP3/satellite radio5   
    6-speakers   
    8-speakers-TT
    Sound-reactive speaker lights-  
    5" Display Audio- -
    7" Display Audio-  
    Harman Kardon® premium audio system2-TT
    8" multimedia interface with navigation-TT
    Bluetooth® hands-free technology4   
    Android Auto smartphone integration7,8-  
    Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration6,8-  
    Steering wheel audio controls   
    USB and AUX inputs   
    Dual USB charge ports (high output)-P/TT
    Enhanced TFT/LCD Supervision instrument cluster-P/T-
    Sport TFT/LCD Supervision instrument cluster-- 
    Power windows   
    Express up/down front windows-  
    Power door locks   
    Keyless entry   
    Smart Key with push button start-  
    Auto-dimming rearview mirror-P/TT
    Tilt and telescopic steering wheel   
    Heated steering wheel-  
    Drive Mode Select (Eco/Normal/Sport)   
    Cruise control-  
    Adaptive smart cruise control-T-
    Escort lights   
    Trip computer   
    LED cabin lighting-P/TT
    Cargo cover with luggage net-P/TT
    Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = EX+ PackageT = Tech PackageP = Premium Package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Cloth seats  -
    Leather seats-P/T-
    Sport seats (cloth and leather)-- 
    Orange stitching and accents-- 
    Heated front seats-  
    Heated rear seats-TT
    Air-cooled front seats-T-
    Power adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support-P/TT
    Power adjustable passenger seat-TT
    60:40 folding rear seats   
    Rear centre armrest-  
    Height adjustable driver seat   
    Leather-wrapped steering wheel-  
    Sport steering wheel (D-shaped)-- 
    Leather-wrapped shift knob-  
    Piano black interior trim-  
    Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = EX+ PackageT = Tech PackageP = 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-T-
    Blind spot detection1-P/TT
    Rear cross traffic alert1-P/TT
    Autonomous emergency braking system1-T-
    Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = EX+ PackageT = Tech PackageP = Premium Package

Specifications

  • Mechanical
    LXEXSX
    Type
    1.6L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum2.0L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum1.6L, T-GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum
    Valve Train
    4-valves per cylinder, Dual-cam variable valve timing (D-CVVT)4-valves per cylinder, Dual-cam variable valve timing (D-CVVT)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)Variable Intake System (VIS)Twin-scroll turbocharger
    Compression Ratio
    11.0:111.5:19.5:1
    Fuel Management
    Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic7-speed, dual-clutch Sportmatic automatic
  • Body
    LXEXSX
    Layout
    Front engine, front wheel driveFront engine, front wheel driveFront engine, front wheel drive
    Body Type
    Steel UnibodySteel UnibodySteel Unibody
    Front Suspension
    Independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs with gas shock absorberIndependent, MacPherson strut, coil springs with gas shock absorberIndependent, MacPherson strut, coil springs with gas shock absorber
    Rear Suspension
    Coupled torsion beam axle with gas shock absorberCoupled torsion beam axle with gas shock absorberCoupled torsion beam axle with gas shock absorber
    Steering
    Electric power steering (EPS)Electric power steering (EPS)Electric power steering (EPS)
  • Brakes
    LXEXSX
    Type
    4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    ABS
    4-sensor, 4-channel4-sensor, 4-channel4-sensor, 4-channel
    Front
    280mm (11.0 in.) vented discs280mm (11.0 in.) vented discs305mm (12.0 in.) vented discs
    Rear
    254mm (10.0 in.) solid discs254mm (10.0 in.) solid discs254mm (10.0 in.) solid discs

Measures

  • Dimensions
    LXEXSX
    Wheelbase
    2,570mm (101.2 in.)2,570mm (101.2 in.)2,570mm (101.2 in.)
    Length
    4,140mm (163.0 in.)4,140mm (163.0 in.)4,140mm (163.0 in.)
    Width
    1,800mm (70.9 in.)1,800mm (70.9 in.)1,800mm (70.9 in.)
    Height
    1,600mm (63 in.)1,600mm (63 in.)1,600mm (63 in.)
    Height(with Roof Rails)
    -1,625mm (64.0 in.)-
    Head Room(Front)
    1,006mm (39.6 in.)1,006mm (39.6 in.)1,006mm (39.6 in.)
    Head Room(Front - With Sunroof)
    -962mm (37.9 in.)962mm (37.9 in.)
    Head Room(Rear)
    1,003mm (39.5 in.)1,003mm (39.5 in.)1,003mm (39.5 in.)
    Head Room(Rear - With Sunroof)
    -963mm (37.9 in.)963mm (37.9 in.)
    Shoulder Room(Front)
    1,410mm (55.5 in.)1,410mm (55.5 in.)1,410mm (55.5 in.)
    Shoulder Room(Rear)
    1,390mm (54.7 in.)1,390mm (54.7 in.)1,390mm (54.7 in.)
    Leg Room(Front)
    1,040mm (40.9 in.)1,040mm (40.9 in.)1,040mm (40.9 in.)
    Leg Room(Rear)
    994mm (39.1 in.)994mm (39.1 in.)994mm (39.1 in.)
    Hip Room(Front)
    1,352mm (53.2 in.)1,352mm (53.2 in.)1,352mm (53.2 in.)
    Hip Room(Rear)
    1,252mm (49.3 in.)1,252mm (49.3 in.)1,252mm (49.3 in.)
  • Capacities
    LXEXSX
    Interior Volume
    2,861 L (101 cu. ft.)2,861 L (101 cu. ft.)2,861 L (101 cu. ft.)
    Cargo Capacity(Rear Seats Folded)
    1,402 L (49.5 cu. ft.)1,402 L (49.5 cu. ft.)1,402 L (49.5 cu. ft.)
    Cargo Capacity(Rear Seats Up)
    532 L (18.8 cu. ft.)532 L (18.8 cu. ft.)532 L (18.8 cu. ft.)
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    54 L54 L54 L
  • Weight
    LXEXSX
    Curb Weight
    1,303 - 1,335 kg (2,872 - 2,943 lbs.)1,346 - 1,435 kg (2,967 - 3,163 lbs.)1,397 - 1,466 kg (3,079 - 3,232 lbs.)

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. Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.
  3. When equipped with the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Apple, the Apple logo and CarPlay 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 ©2017 Google.
  8. Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider.