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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
$21,964
1,875 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
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2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
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2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,720
34 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,773

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 Rio5
S FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Kia Rio5 is a subcompact hatchback similar to the Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback, Honda Fit, Mitsubishi Mirage, and Nissan Versa Note. For 2020, it gets some important updates. The Rio...

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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
20
writes:
Well designed interior. Over done exterior in contrast to prior iterations. Still maintains virtues of efficie...
Back Seats Ranked 2011 Kia Soul Base worse.
"Highly subjective! No significant difference!!"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Kia Soul Base worse.
"Safety features- including hands free, blind spot monitor."
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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 Rio5
S FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.3 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
2.98 in x 3.5 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
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 24.2 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,179 lbs --
Exterior
Length 165.2 in 160 in
Width 70.9 in 67.9 in
Height 63 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 101.6 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 Rio5
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Phantom Gray
  • Silky Silver

Option Packages

  • Technology Package

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