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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
MSRP
$22,690
Invoice
$21,669
Average Price Paid
$22,127
2,087 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
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2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,325
5 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,353

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Buying a car blends pragmatic and emotional factors. You know you need a car to do certain things, but you also have preferences about how your car looks and perhaps how its brand's im...

2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Last year marked the debut of the third-generation Kia Forte, which offered enhanced levels of visual and mechanical refinement. For 2020, Kia introduces a set of performance trims. I...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 10
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks better.
"I still think the Kia is boxy looking. The Kick looks sportier. "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks worse.
"We ended up buying the Kia Soul. Overall the warranty and drive over rode the better looks of the Kick. Ask me in a year."
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
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Specs

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 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
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 --
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

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cherry Black
  • Gravity Gray/Gold Roof
  • Gravity Grey
  • Inferno Red
  • Neptune Blue
  • Platinum Gold
  • Platinum Gold/White Roof
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Solar Yellow
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Undercover Green

Option Packages

  • Ex Designer Collection Package
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Special Edition

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