2012 Kia Soul Specifications

New Base MSRP
$16,695.00 - $25,495.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Sport Utility

Trim

2.0 L 4u Luxury
2.0 L 4u Retro
2.0 L 4u
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2.0 L 4u Burner
1.6L
2.0 L 2u
New Base MSRP
$25,495.00
Fuel Consumption
8.8Aut. City
7.1Aut. Hwy
8.5Man. City
6.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Suspension Category
sport
Tires
P235/45R18
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Power Steering
yes
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Spare Tire
compact

Mechanical

Bouton de démarrage
True
Computer Controlled
yes
Overdrive
yes
Transmission Operation
manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Automatic Air Conditioning
auto climate control
Rear Window Wiper And Washer
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks
Cargo area tie-down hooks
Rear Cargo Under-Floor Storage Tray
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Cd/Mp3/Ipod Player
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Trial
Satellite Radio
Cargo Area Net
yes
4 Speakers
4
Dash-Mounted Speakers,Cargo-Mounted Subwoofer
yes
Soul Speaker Led Mood Lamps
yes
Cruise Control Steering Wheel Mounted
yes
External Amplifier
External amplifier
Navigation System
Navigation system
Cargo Cover
yes
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
day/night

Exterior Details

Exterior Decoration
LED taillights
Headlight Type
halogen
Driving Lights
yes
Rear Spoiler
yes
Sunroof
power
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Tinted Glass
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Door Handles
chrome
Bumper Colour
body-color

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Onyx Pearl,
Saddle brown (pearl)
Misty green
Olive Green
Polar
Molten,

Interior Colours

Burned red, Black
Beige Tartan, Black
Black,

Safety

Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
48
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
1511
Cargo Capacity (L)
546
Curb Weight (kg)
1228
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Rear Legroom (mm)
990
Front Legroom (mm)
1070
Rear Headroom (mm)
1005
Front Headroom (mm)
1020
Width (mm)
1785
Length (mm)
4120
Height (mm)
1611
Wheelbase (mm)
2550
Panic Alarm
yes
Rear View Camera
yes

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
New Base MSRP
$23,595.00
Fuel Consumption
8.8Aut. City
7.1Aut. Hwy
8.5Man. City
6.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Suspension Category
sport
Tires
P235/45R18
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Power Steering
yes
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Spare Tire
compact

Mechanical

Computer Controlled
yes
Overdrive
yes
Transmission Operation
manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Rear Window Wiper And Washer
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks
Cargo area tie-down hooks
Rear Cargo Under-Floor Storage Tray
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Trial
Satellite Radio
Cargo Area Net
yes
Air Conditioning
yes
4 Speakers
4
Soul Speaker Led Mood Lamps
yes
Cruise Control Steering Wheel Mounted
yes
Dash-Mounted Speakers,Cargo-Mounted Subwoofer
Dash-mounted speakers,cargo-mounted subwoofer
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
day/night
External Amplifier
yes

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Sunroof
power
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Tinted Glass
yes
Door Handles
body-color
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Roof Rack
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Vanilla Shake
Sterling Metallic,
Onyx Pearl,
Misty green
Denim Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige Tartan, Black
Burned red, Black

Safety

Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
48
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
1511
Cargo Capacity (L)
546
Curb Weight (kg)
1228
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Rear Legroom (mm)
990
Front Legroom (mm)
1070
Rear Headroom (mm)
1005
Front Headroom (mm)
1020
Width (mm)
1785
Length (mm)
4120
Height (mm)
1611
Wheelbase (mm)
2550
Panic Alarm
yes
Rear View Camera
yes

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
New Base MSRP
$22,795.00
Fuel Consumption
8.8Aut. City
7.1Aut. Hwy
8.5Man. City
6.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Spare Tire
compact
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Power Steering
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P235/45R18
Suspension Category
sport

Mechanical

Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
Transmission Operation (Optional)
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True

Comfort and Convenience

Air Conditioning
yes
Cargo Area Net
yes
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Trial
Satellite Radio
Dash Mounted Tweeter Speakers
Dash mounted tweeter speakers
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Power Door Locks
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
4 Speakers
4
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Rear Cargo Under-Floor Storage Tray
yes
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks
Cargo area tie-down hooks
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Window Wiper And Washer
yes
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
day/night
Dash-Mounted Speakers,Cargo-Mounted Subwoofer (Optional)
Dash-mounted speakers,cargo-mounted subwoofer
External Amplifier (Optional)
yes
Soul Speaker Led Mood Lamps (Optional)
yes
Cruise Control (Optional)
yes

Exterior Details

Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Roof Rack
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Door Handles
body-color
Tinted Glass
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Sunroof
power
Bumper Colour
body-color

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Saddle brown (pearl)
Molten
Onyx Pearl,
Mint Pearl,
Polar
Sterling Metallic,
Titanium Pearl,
Vanilla Shake
Olive Green
Misty green
Denim Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige Tartan, Black
Burned red, Black

Safety

Panic Alarm
yes
Wheelbase (mm)
2550
Height (mm)
1611
Length (mm)
4120
Width (mm)
1785
Front Headroom (mm)
1020
Rear Headroom (mm)
1005
Front Legroom (mm)
1070
Rear Legroom (mm)
990
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Curb Weight (kg)
1228
Cargo Capacity (L)
546
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
1511
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
48
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Rear View Camera (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Emission (Months)
96
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$24,295.00
Fuel Consumption
8.8Aut. City
7.1Aut. Hwy
8.5Man. City
6.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Spare Tire
compact
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Power Steering
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P235/45R18
Suspension Category
sport

Mechanical

Transmission
6 speed automatic
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Bouton de démarrage
True
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

External Amplifier
External amplifier
Cruise Control Steering Wheel Mounted
yes
Soul Speaker Led Mood Lamps
yes
Dash-Mounted Speakers,Cargo-Mounted Subwoofer
yes
4 Speakers
4
Cargo Area Net
yes
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Trial
Satellite Radio
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Power Door Locks
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Rear Cargo Under-Floor Storage Tray
yes
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks
Cargo area tie-down hooks
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Window Wiper And Washer
yes
Automatic Air Conditioning
auto climate control
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
day/night

Exterior Details

Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Tinted Glass
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Sunroof
power
Rear Spoiler
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Exterior Decoration
LED taillights
Door Handles
chrome
Bumper Colour
black

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Onyx Pearl,
Titanium Pearl,
Polar
Molten,

Interior Colours

Black,
Burned red, Black
Beige Tartan, Black

Safety

Rear View Camera
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Wheelbase (mm)
2550
Height (mm)
1611
Length (mm)
4120
Width (mm)
1785
Front Headroom (mm)
1020
Rear Headroom (mm)
1005
Front Legroom (mm)
1070
Rear Legroom (mm)
990
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Curb Weight (kg)
1228
Cargo Capacity (L)
546
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
1511
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
48
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Emission (Months)
96
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$16,695.00
Fuel Consumption
8.1Aut. City
6.5Aut. Hwy
8.1Man. City
6.5Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Tires
P195/65R15
Wheel Type
steel wheels with covers
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Power Steering
yes

Mechanical

Engine
1.6L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True

Comfort and Convenience

Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Power Door Locks
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
4 Speakers
4
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Rear Cargo Under-Floor Storage Tray
yes
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks
Cargo area tie-down hooks
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Window Wiper And Washer
yes
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
day/night
Air Conditioning (Optional)
manual A/C

Exterior Details

Front Fog Lights
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Door Handles
body-color
Tinted Glass
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Rear Window Defroster
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Molten
Onyx Pearl,
Polar
Sterling Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,
Burned red, Black
Beige Tartan, Black

Safety

Wheelbase (mm)
2550
Height (mm)
1611
Length (mm)
4120
Width (mm)
1785
Front Headroom (mm)
1020
Rear Headroom (mm)
1005
Front Legroom (mm)
1070
Rear Legroom (mm)
990
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Curb Weight (kg)
1186
Cargo Capacity (L)
546
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
1511
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
48
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Emission (Months)
96
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$19,095.00
Fuel Consumption
8.8Aut. City
7.1Aut. Hwy
8.5Man. City
6.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P205/55R16
Spare Tire
compact

Mechanical

Computer Controlled
yes
Overdrive
yes
Transmission Operation
manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Transmission
6 speed manual
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
Transmission Operation (Optional)
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True

Comfort and Convenience

Rear Window Wiper And Washer
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks
Cargo area tie-down hooks
Rear Cargo Under-Floor Storage Tray
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
4 Speakers
4
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Dash Mounted Tweeter Speakers
Dash mounted tweeter speakers
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Trial
Satellite Radio
Cargo Area Net
yes
Air Conditioning
yes
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
day/night

Exterior Details

Rear Window Defroster
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Tinted Glass
yes
Door Handles
body-color
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Roof Rack
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Saddle brown (pearl)
Denim Metallic,
Titanium Pearl,
Sterling Metallic,
Polar
Onyx Pearl,
Molten
Olive Green
Vanilla Shake
Mint Pearl,
Misty green

Interior Colours

Black,
Burned red, Black
Beige Tartan, Black

Safety

Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
48
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
1511
Cargo Capacity (L)
546
Curb Weight (kg)
1228
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Rear Legroom (mm)
990
Front Legroom (mm)
1070
Rear Headroom (mm)
1005
Front Headroom (mm)
1020
Width (mm)
1785
Length (mm)
4120
Height (mm)
1611
Wheelbase (mm)
2550
Panic Alarm
yes

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited

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