What is the 2021 Kia Soul MPG?

February 26th, 2021 by
2021 Kia Soul driving


If you’re in the market for an affordable compact crossover, the 2021 Kia Soul is an excellent choice! The Kia Soul has a starting price of $17,490 MSRP and comes in six trim levels: LX, S, GT-Line, X-Line, EX, and GT-Line Turbo. On top of that, the Soul offers a wide variety of standard and available features to enhance your Indiana drives. However, what are the Kia Soul gas mileage specs? Your Kia Soul fuel economy will ultimately depend on the engine and configuration you choose. But, the maximum mileage your Kia Soul can deliver is an EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/35 mpg highway. Learn more about the Kia Soul fuel economy with Tri Star Kia below! 

2021 Kia Soul Gas Mileage per Engine

The Kia Soul offers two available engine options for certain trims. While they all boast impressive fuel economy specs, the numbers do vary slightly: 


  • 2.0L DOHC 16-valve I-4: Most Kia Soul models have this engine, which is paired with a 6-speed manual as standard on the LX. Other models with this engine get an IVT. The LX earns an EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/35 mpg highway, while the S, GT-Line, and X-Line have an EPA-estimated 28 mpg city/33 mpg highway. 
  • 1.6L Turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4: This turbocharged engine comes standard on the Turbo and reaches an EPA-estimated 27 mpg/city and 32 mpg/highway with the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.


2021 Kia Soul Engine Specs 

Along with the top-tier mpg ratings, each of the Kia Soul engines bring a different level of power and performance to Johnstown: 

  • 2.0L DOHC 16-valve I-4: You get up to 147 hp and up to 132 lb-ft of torque.
  • 1.6L Turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4: This engine produces up to 201 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque.


Both engines have a 14.2-gallon fuel tank capacity, dual continuously variable valve timing, gasoline direct injection, four-wheel disc with anti-lock braking system, front-wheel drive, 16- to 18-inch wheels, and electric power steering.

Explore the Kia Soul at Tri Star Kia

Want to learn more about the Kia Soul fuel economy and its performance features? Stop by our showroom near Latrobe and our Kia experts will answer any and all of your questions. Or, contact us to arrange a test drive and experience the Soul’s capabilities on Blairsville roads.

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