What Are the Performance Specs and Fuel Efficiency Ratings of the 2022 Kia Soul?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 11:59 pm
2022 Kia Soul Exterior

Performance Features of the 2022 Kia Soul

The 2022 Kia Soul is a subcompact crossover SUV offers a blend of comfort, style, and innovation. It features a 10.25-inch display screen with navigation, several driver-assistance technology elements, a turbo-charged engine, and a roomy cabin. It also has four available trims that you could choose from. At Team Gunther Kia in Daphne, AL, we elaborate upon the performance features of the 2022 Kia Soul.

Engine Options Available on the 2022 Kia Soul

The 2022 Kia Soul offers an option of two engines. The 2.0-liter in-line 4-cylinder engine has an output of 147 hp and a torque rating of 132 lb.-ft. This engine features a Dual Overhead Camshaft (DOHC) and 16 valves. The Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing and Multi-Port Gasoline Injection (MPI) ensure fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. The 2.0-liter engine is combined with an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT).

The 1.6-liter in-line 4-cylinder engine has an output of 201 hp and a torque rating of 195 lb.-ft. This engine is combined with a 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission.

2022 Kia Soul Gearbox
2022 Kia Soul Engine

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Fuel Economy of the 2022 Kia Soul

All trim levels of the 2022 Kia Soul feature a front-wheel drivetrain. With 16-inch and 18-inch wheels, the 2.0-liter engine achieves 28 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined. With 17-inch wheels, the engine makes 29 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 31 mpg combined. Meanwhile, the 1.6-liter engine earns 27 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway, and 29 mpg combined with 18-inch wheels.

If you’re interested in learning more about the performance features of the 2022 Kia Soul, visit us at Team Gunther Kia in Daphne, AL, or schedule a test drive today!