2020 Kia Soul Fuel Economy


Efficient fuel economy driving is now possible with the latest 2020 Kia Soul in Freehold, Asbury Park, and Belmar. The 2020 Kia Soul combines the benefits of versatile driving and specialized hatchback features to allow passengers to experience a smooth and comfortable driving experience. 

The 2020 Kia Soul is available in 6 trim levels: LX, S, X-Line, GT-Line, EX, and GT-Line Turbo models. Fuel economy differs based on the type of engine, so it’s essential to understand what engine options are available on the 2020 Kia Soul. 


The base engine of the 2020 Kia Soul is a 2.0-liter Nu inline 4-cylinder capable of producing a horsepower of 147, and it is paired with either a 6-speed manual or continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). The 2.0 - liter Nu inline 4-cylinder engine is capable of producing 132 lb-ft of torque. The GT-Line of the 2020 Kia Soul is equipped with a 1.6-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine that can produce 201 horsepower on a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and torque of 195 lb-ft. 


Fuel economy ratings for city / highway / combined are at 25 / 31 / 27 mpg for the 2.0-liter Nu inline 4-cylinder engine on a 6-speed manual transmission. The 2.0-liter Nu inline 4-cylinder engine offers fuel economy ratings of 27 city mpg, 33 highway mpg, and 30 combined mpg when paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission. 


The Eco dynamics package available on the 2.0-liter Nu inline 4-cylinder engine, when paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission, extends a fuel economy of 29 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 31 mpg combined. The 1.6-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine, which is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, has fuel economy ratings of 27 city mpg, 32 highway mpg, and 29 combined mpg. 


The fuel tank capacity of the 2020 Kia Soul is 14.3 gallons. The driving range of the 2020 Kia Soul can be determined based on the fuel tank capacity and fuel economy. A driving range of 357.5 – 443.3 miles is achieved on the 2.0-liter Nu inline 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed manual transmission. 


When the 2.0-liter Nu inline 4-cylinder engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission, it offers a driving range of 386.1 – 471.9 miles. The 1.6-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and provides a driving range of 386.1 – 457.6 miles.