Kelley Blue Book Value®
$12,644 - $21,300
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
130-164
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$12,644 - $21,300
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
130-164
Seats
5

Kia Soul Ranked #9 by Owners

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.4 Overall Score
Performance 4.1 Comfort 3.8 Styling 4.3 Value 4.5

Editor's Overview

Kia’s 2016 Soul compact wagon is truly one of a kind. With an expressive exterior and feature-rich interior, the little Soul delivers an impressive dose of cool for not much more than an...

Kia Soul Models & Trims

Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.56

440 Reviews

66% 26% 7% 1% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

2016 Kia soul base - an affordable and fun car.

I have owned my 2016 Kia soul for just over 2 years now and I bought it new. I have never had a single issue with this vehicle, and it has proven to be extremely reliable. Routine maintenance is fairly easy and affordable. The interior is nice and spacious for a car in the compact SUV/wagon category and although I have the base model, it comes standard with Bluetooth, stylish and comfortable seating, and great speaker sound quality. It is easy to drive and handles great on the highway or in busy city traffic while maintaining decent gas mileage. I'd highly recommend the Kia soul to anyone looking for an affordable vehicle that gives you a little more space and value than other cars in its price range.

- Chelsea D

Audio integrated steering wheel and large back makes great vehicle for trips!

Very little problems when vehicle is in good condition. Seats fold down for nice storage or moving space, great for road trips or transporting some boxes, perfect for large grocery trips. Integrated music system makes easy to select music without touching cellphone since integrated into steering wheel. Stick shift rarely if ever sticks and is smooth gear transitions. Seats are comfortable even for someone of 6ft tall, and can handle overweight people though not as well able to in back seats if having all full. Can easily fit 4 people, and 5 depending on size because of driver, passenger front, 2 back passengers when seats are not folded down and a middle seat if someone can fit.

- Rachel Q

Roomy and comfortable and gets great gas mileage.

For us, a family of three, it is a great car. It is comfortable, roomy, and gets great gas mileage. We took an over 4, 000 mile road trip last summer, and it was so comfortable for us. Both back seats fold down. We were able to pack luggage and an ice chest, leaving room for our son to sit and play comfortably in the back seat. The sound system is very nice, however there is not a CD player. . . So as long as you have a device of some kind. . . You just plug it in. There’s also a USB port. There are three settings you can have your car. . . We mostly use the eco setting, it allows for better gas mileage. For us, it was a wonderful and economical choice.

- Sarah A

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$12,644 - $14,565
$19,400

Horsepower

Horsepower
130 hp
164 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L GDI I4
2.0L GDI I4
2.0L MPI I4 W/IDLE STOP N GO
ECO PACKAGE
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.1 in.
39.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.5 in.
39.5 in.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
101.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
163 in.
163 in.

Width

Width
70.9 in.
70.9 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2714 - 2784 .lbs
2837 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
130 hp
164 hp

Torque

Torque
118 ft. lbs.
151 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.2 gal.
14.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
12 - 15 mpg
12 - 16 mpg

City

City
24 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
31 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings