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2023 Kia Soul EX FWD
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2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,790
Invoice
$28,897
Average Price Paid
$31,171
151 listings nationwide

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

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

2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
Fair Price
$32,133
Good Price
$30,284
Great Price
$29,227
2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,130
Good Price
$24,436
Great Price
$23,467

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
Matt Smith Preview:

The Kia Sportage has been around—it’s the brand’s longest-running model name and it helped define the compact SUV segment. But the Kia Sportage has never looked quite like this. Brand-...

2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD
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Specs

2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.3 gal 14.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
187 hp @ 6,100 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
178 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 4 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 3 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- 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 41.4 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 41.3 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.6 cu ft 24.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,307 lbs 1,036 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 165.2 in
Width 73.4 in 70.9 in
Height 66.3 in 63 in
Wheelbase 108.5 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Gravity Gray
  • Sapphire Blue

Option Packages

  • Ex Panoramic Sunroof Package
  • Side Steps
  • Tow Hitch W/Harness
2023 Kia Soul
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fusion Black
  • Gravity Gray
  • Inferno Red
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Steel Gray
  • Surf Blue
  • Undercover Green

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