Common maintenance problems, or major work to Kia Soul?


Asked by Apr 09, 2014 at 11:14 AM about the 2011 Kia Soul +

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just purchase a used 2011 Kia Soul +, manual trans. Has anyone had to do any major
maintenance to their souls? Like engine work, transmission,, etc.. Any common problems
I should be aware of? So far I love this car, and want to get prepare when I need to do
some work with this car?

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From friends who own Kias- and a finger on the Korean pulse- I can say that it should be reliable for a while- just keep up on your maintenance- but plan on gettin' rid of it before 100,000- things will start goin' south- unless you have money to burn

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Thanks for the advice, I will keep that in mind.. I was thinking about owning this for a year and a half and then selling/trading it for a new vehicle purchase.

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should be perfect, then! good luck


Some commonly reported problems have to do with the air- conditioning and with turning. Here's an article that covers the most commonly repair issues and thier costs: extended-auto-warranty-soul-repair-problems/

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