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2021 Kia Soul EX FWD
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2021 Kia Soul
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,250
Invoice
$22,204
Average Price Paid
$22,773
871 listings nationwide

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2021 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,090
Invoice
$22,050
Average Price Paid
$22,483
506 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Kia Soul
EX FWD
Fair Price
$23,767
Good Price
$22,082
Great Price
$21,119
2021 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Fair Price
$23,301
Good Price
$21,741
Great Price
$20,849

Specs

2021 Kia Soul
EX FWD
2021 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.3 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
3.19 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 24.2 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,179 lbs 884 lbs
Exterior
Length 165.2 in 182.7 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 63 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Soul
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cherry Black
  • Gravity Gray
  • Inferno Red
  • Mars Orange/Black Roof
  • Neptune Blue/Black Roof
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Undercover Green
2021 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Gray
  • Snow White Pearl

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