2019 Kia Soul Model Review

26/31  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
6.5  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
60  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2019 Kia Soul?

The 2019 Kia Soul makes just a few tweaks to its classic design, allowing users to have maximum comfort and access to features. The main changes are these:

        
  • The rear camera now comes on all standard models
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  • Automatic on-off headlights are now included with all standard models
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  • The color "Inferno Red" is now available with the Base trim

Other than that, this competitive vehicle model remains similar to its 2018 style.

  
2019 Kia Soul

2019 Soul Trims & Features

The Kia Soul comes with 3 trims and 3 main configurations for the vehicle. There's no mess, no fuss, and no hassle.

The Base trim includes:

        
  • A rear camera display
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  • Automatic headlight controls
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  • Bluetooth wireless technology
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  • A 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with 130 horsepower and 27 combined MPG
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  • 6 exterior colors to choose from
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  • 2 choices for the interior design

There's also an automatic transmission available as an upgrade.

The + trim comes with all of the Base features, with the addition of:

            
  • A 6-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic capability
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  • A 7.0-inch touch screen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities
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  • Automatic temperature control including a cluster ionizer
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  • A 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 161 horsepower and 27 combined MPG
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  • 11 exterior colors to choose from including 2 dual-color schemes
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  • 4 choices for the interior design

The ! trim is the highest level, containing all of the + features with the addition of:

            
  • A 7-speed automatic transmission with dual clutch and Sportmatic capability
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  • A smart key with immobilizer and push-button start
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  • Leather seat trim and black cloth seating with orange contrast stitching
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  • A 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine with 201 horsepower and 28 combined MPG
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  • 5 exterior color choices

2019 Kia Soul Horsepower

2019 Kia SoulEach of the 3 trim levels features a different engine. The Base has a dependable engine that gets you where you want to go, while the + adds more usual standard engine capabilities. The ! packs the most power.

The Base trim has a 6-speed manual transmission rather than an automatic. The EPA-estimated MPG for cities is 24 MPG, 30 MPG for highways, and 27 MPG combined. It can rev up to 130 horsepower at 6,300 rpm, boasting a sturdy and dependable four-cylinder 1.6-liter engine.

The Base trim also has a 6-speed automatic transmission available, with an EPA-estimated MPG of 26 in cities, 31 on the highway, and 28 combined. This four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine is able to handle 161 horsepower at 6,200 rpm.

The same engine and automatic transmission are standard for the + trim, but the + boasts better mileage. The EPA-estimated MPG for cities is 25, for highways is 30, and combined is 27.

A turbocharged four-cylinder 1.6-liter engine is exclusively available for the ! model. It can provide up to 201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm. Also included is a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission with both automatic and manual capabilities. The estimated city MPG is 26, while highways give you 31 MPG for a combined fuel economy rating of 28 MPG.

Kia Soul Safety

2019 Kia SoulThe vehicle comes with these safety features:

        
  • A comprehensive system of airbags
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  • Front and rear crumple zones that absorb and dissipate impact energy
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  • 3-point seat belts and front seat belt pretensioners
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  • Traction Control System, Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, and Hill-Start Assist Control technology
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  • Anti-lock braking system and brake assist system
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  • Tire pressure monitoring system with automatic notification

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