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2023 Kia Soul EX FWD
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2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,090
Invoice
$23,005
Average Price Paid
$25,040
604 listings nationwide

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2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
MSRP
$24,190
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$25,136
506 listings nationwide

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

2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,130
Good Price
$24,436
Great Price
$23,467
2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
Fair Price
$26,241
Good Price
$24,570
Great Price
$23,615

Specs

2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD
2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
22 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
31 MPG
35 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.3 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
201 hp @ 6,000 RPM
201 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.03 in x 3.35 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 3 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
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 1,036 lbs 956 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

2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fusion Black
  • Gravity Gray
  • Inferno Red
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Steel Gray
  • Surf Blue
  • Undercover Green
2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Gravity Gray
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • GT2 Package

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