Compare 2016 Kia Soul specifications by trim levels

Soul is a 5-seat Hatchback from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2010.

With the price tag ranging from $15,900 to $19,400, the Kia Soul faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chevrolet Sonic, Chevrolet Spark, FIAT 500, FIAT 500L.



Bulb Size

The Kia Soul has a maximum towing capacity of 1200 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Soul boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 30 to 31 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.90mm x 163.00mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2016 Kia Soul

  • Fuel Tank: 14.2 gal

  • Wheelbase: 101.2 in

  • MPG: 24 city/30 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 8.5 sec

  • Ground clearance: 5.9 in

  • Engine: 1.6L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 1200 lbs

  • Curb: 2714 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 163 x 70.9 x 63

2016 Kia Soul Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Soul is offered in 2 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Soul safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Soul specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.


    • Main Info

    • Body Style Hatchback

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Engine 1.6L I-4,2.0L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 130 hp @ 1938 –
      164 hp @ 1931

    • Torque 118 lb-ft. @ 4,850 –
      151 lb-ft. @ 4,000

    • Transmission 6-spd man w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 8.1 - 8.5 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 16.4 - 16.6 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 163 in

    • Width 70.9 in

    • Height 63 in

    • Wheelbase 101.2 in

    • Curb Weight 2714 lbs

    • GVWR 3836 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1200 lbs

    • Ground clearance 5.9 in

    • Turning radius 17.4 ft


    • Luggage capacity 24.2 ft

    • Cargo capacity 61.3 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 14.2 gal

    • City 24 mpg

    • Combined 27 - 28 mpg

    • Highway 30 - 31 mpg

    • Highway range 426 - 440.2 mi


    • Basic Warranty 60/60,000 mths/miles


Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

Exterior length
163.0 in 163.0 in
Exterior body width
70.9 in 70.9 in
Exterior height
63.0 in 63.0 in
130 hp 164 hp
118 lb-ft. 151 lb-ft.
Curb weight
2714 lbs 2837 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
3836 lbs 4100 lbs
101.2 in 101.2 in
Turning radius
17.4 '' 17.4 ''
Ground clearance
5.9 in 5.9 in
Front legroom
40.9 in 40.9 in
Rear legroom
39.1 in 39.1 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
40 in 40 in
Front hip room
53 in 53 in
Rear hip room
49 in 49 in
Front shoulder room
56 in 56 in
Rear shoulder room
55 in 55 in

Interior Features

Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

Air conditioning, front
manual manual
in-radio display in-radio display
front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane urethane
12V DC power outlet
2 3
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power
Rear windows
power power
1-touch window up
driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver driver and passenger
analog analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical
Seatback storage pockets
2 1
Steering wheel material
urethane urethane
Lighter elements
front front

Exterior Features

Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights
Door count
4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed
dual power remote dual power remote
1st and 2nd row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
wing wing
16 silver aluminum 17 silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval


Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

Front seat type
bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way
Lumbar support
Front armrests
center center
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth cloth
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger

Entertainment System

Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
6 6
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
1 1

Safety and Security Features

Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front
halogen halogen
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock

Mechanical Features

Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

1.6L I-4 2.0L I-4
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel
stainless steel stainless steel
rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular
Front suspension type
strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam torsion beam
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio
4.56 3.27

Other Specs

Base 4dr Hatchback

+ 4dr Hatchback

Luggage capacity
24.2 cu.ft. 24.2 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
61.3 cu.ft. 61.3 cu.ft.
Base engine size
1.6 liters 2.0 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,300 6,200
Torque rpm
4,850 4,000
Fuel tank capacity
14.2 gal. 14.2 gal.
EPA mileage estimates
24 City / 30 Hwy 24 City / 31 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front
Engine - valvetrain
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
P205/60HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent