Used 2011 Kia Soul

2011 Kia Soul
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2011 Kia Soul

Pros

  • Loads of available features
  • highly customizable
  • user-friendly controls
  • ample passenger space
  • surprisingly fun to drive
  • low price
  • long warranty.

Cons

  • Limited cargo room versus competitors
  • noisy and busy highway ride
  • unrefined manual transmission.

Used 2011 Kia Soul for Sale

Kia Soul 2011
79,295 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
List$8,200
Est.Loan: $153/mo
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Kia Soul 2011 + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
76,658 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
CarMax
25.1 mi away
List$10,998
Est.Loan: $206/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Short Term Rental
Kia Soul 2011 ! 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
98,206 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
!
List$12,495
Est.Loan: $233/mo
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Kia Soul 2011
104,044 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
List$7,979
Est.Loan: $149/mo
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Kia Soul 2011 + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
53,539 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
(29)
Carbiz
47.7 mi away
List$9,750
Est.Loan: $182/mo
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Dealer Notes
: CARFAX 1-Owner, Bluetooth Hands-Free Link -Inc: Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls, Additional Features: Satellite Radio, iPod/MP3 Input, CD Player, Aluminum Wheels THE CARBIZ DIFFERENCE: Our friendly, non-commissioned crew has earned Dealer Of The Year for the past 5 years and are empowered to walk you through the buying process from start to finish. NO-HAGGLE PRICING: Because our vehicles are priced below market value and with no hidden charges, there's absolutely no price haggling or typical dealer 'scare tactics.' The only additional cost to our Price is your State Tax, Tags, License, and $299 Dealer Processing Fee. Check us out online or in the showroom and experience the Carbiz difference. Because our vehicles are priced below market value and with no hidden charges, there's absolutely no price haggling or typical dealer 'scare tactics.' The only additional cost to our Price is your State Tax, Tags, License, and $299 Dealer Processing Fee.
Kia Soul 2011 + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
62,152 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
List$10,297
Est.Loan: $192/mo
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Dealer Notes
*** POWER AMENITIES *** CD STEREO WITH AUXILIARY INPUT *** AIR CONDITIONING *** SIDE AIR BAGS ****Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.
Kia Soul 2011 4dr Wagon (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
72,114 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
Base
Champion Mazda
59.9 mi away
List$6,990
Est.Loan: $131/mo
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Kia Soul 2011 ! 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
122,178 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
!
List$7,985
Est.Loan: $149/mo
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Dealer Notes
2011 Kia Soul Gray 4D Hatchback FWD 4-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 30/24 Highway/City MPG CARFAX One-Owner. 24/30mpg Maryland State Inspection, Oil, Lube, and Filter Change, Replaced rear brake pads., Soul Exclaim, 4D Hatchback, 2.0L 4-Cylinder CVVT, 4-Speed Automatic with Overdrive, FWD, Gray, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047. Awards: * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick
Kia Soul 2011 4dr Wagon (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
89,296 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
Base
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $131/mo
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Kia Soul 2011 ! 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
78,033 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
!
List$10,000
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Kia Soul 2011
135,526 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
ListNot Listed
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Kia Soul 2011 ! 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
78,327 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
!
Bareford Buick GMC
83.7 mi away
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Kia Soul 2011
19,463 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
ListNot Listed
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Kia Soul 2011 + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
83,783 miles
Used 2011
Kia Soul
+
ListNot Listed
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2011 Kia Soul brings hipster styling and a fun-to-drive nature to the realm of the practical hatchback.

vehicle overview

Whether or not the boxy-styled cars that straddle the line between SUV and hatchbacks are a passing fad or the shape of things to come remains to be seen. Just by the very nature of their squared-off silhouettes, they offer rather remarkable space and practicality, but the aesthetics typically leave much to be desired. The 2011 Kia Soul can be counted among these boxes on wheels, but it sets itself apart with more intriguing styling and fewer harsh corners.

Like the competition, the Kia Soul offers a long list of features and customization options. It also parts with convention with funky trim names like Soul + and Soul !. No, those aren't typos: The plus sign and exclamation point are indeed the trim levels. Features like an illuminated speaker surround that pulses with the music are certainly novelties aimed at the youth market, but the Soul also has some practical appeal. An affordable price and generous warranty are two of its more prominent attributes.

Kia's engineers also managed to infuse the Soul with peppy engine performance (at least on the upper trim levels) and sporty handling. Together, they make the Soul a surprisingly fun-to-drive small car that's still a cinch to maneuver around tight city confines in relative comfort. On the highway, last year's Soul had a choppy ride quality, but the new rear shock absorbers should at least partially remedy that problem.

We rate the 2011 Kia Soul highly among the overtly boxy competition that includes the 2011 Nissan Cube and 2011 Scion xB. Both can accommodate more cargo than the Kia with their rear seats stowed, but the Soul scores points for having the most attractive design in our eyes. There are a few more conventional choices as well, such as the 2011 Honda Fit and the 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman; they, too, have sharp styling, athletic handling and surprising cargo versatility. But the Kia Soul gets just about everything right. And for that, we think it's worth adding to your short list.

Trim levels & features

The 2011 Kia Soul is a four-door hatchback/wagon available in base, +, ! and Sport trim levels. Standard equipment includes 15-inch steel wheels, air-conditioning, full power accessories, a trip computer, a tilt steering column, cloth upholstery, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat and a four-speaker stereo with CD/MP3 player, satellite radio and USB and auxiliary audio jacks. The Soul + adds a bigger engine, 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, keyless entry, power-adjustable outside mirrors, tinted rear windows, a height-adjustable driver seat, metallic interior trim, Bluetooth, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls and two additional speakers.

A sunroof, foglights, floor mats and an upgraded audio system are optional on the Soul +. They're included on the Soul !, along with 18-inch wheels, heated outside mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and two-tone upholstery. The Soul Sport is similar to the Soul ! and adds a sport-tuned suspension, a red and black two-tone interior, metal pedals and unique exterior trim details. The sunroof is optional on the Sport.

Buyers can opt for the Premium package on Soul ! and Sport models, which adds leather upholstery, heated front seats and keyless ignition. Other stand-alone options include a body kit, a cargo cover and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

2011 Highlights

The Kia Soul receives a few improvements for 2011, with new rear shock absorbers and standard rear disc brakes (replacing last year's rear drums) being the most notable. Other minor changes include new door handles, push-button start, a trip computer and heated outside mirrors.

Performance & mpg

The base 2011 Kia Soul is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder that produces 122 horsepower and 115 pound-feet of torque put to the ground by a five-speed manual transmission. Higher trim levels receive a 2.0-liter inline-4 that makes 142 hp and 137 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed manual is standard, and a four-speed automatic is available as an option. In performance testing, a Soul Sport with the manual went from zero to 60 mph in a respectable 8.8 seconds.

The EPA estimates the base Soul's fuel economy at 26 mpg city/31 mpg highway and 28 mpg in combined driving. The 2.0-liter engine is estimated at 24/30/26 mpg for either manual or automatic transmissions.

Safety

Standard safety equipment for all 2011 Kia Soul models includes four-wheel antilock disc brakes with brake assist, active front head restraints, stability control, traction control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags.

The Kia Soul has not been rated using the government's new, more strenuous 2011 crash-testing procedure. Its 2010 rating (which isn't comparable to 2011 ratings) was a top five-star rating for frontal and side crash protection for both front seat occupants and four stars for side-impact protection for rear passengers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Soul its highest score of "Good" in its frontal offset, side-impact and roof-strength tests.

In recent Edmunds brake testing, a Kia Soul ! came to a stop from 60 mph in 121 feet, which is about average for cars in this class.

Driving

The 2011 Kia Soul, particularly the Sport model, feels nimble and well-planted in high-speed turns. Steering has a numb on-center feel and an odd nonlinear effort, though. Around town, the Soul is pleasantly comfortable. With a change to the rear shock absorbers, we expect the highway ride to be less choppy than in the previous model years. While the optional 18-inch wheels and tires are certainly attractive, they can also cause excessive noise and some harshness over major bumps.

The Soul's base engine struggles to get the vehicle underway, but since it's only offered with a manual shifter, we're inclined to think most shoppers will gravitate toward the 2.0-liter engine and its automatic transmission. This engine is at home around town and in traffic, thanks to a solid amount of low-end torque and an eagerness to rev. The manual shifter is direct enough, but the throws are long and the clutch take-up is vague.

Interior

While the Kia Soul's interior is a model of practicality, there are plenty of youthful design touches and colors to spice things up. A podlike center stack protrudes from the dash, placing simple audio and climate controls within easy reach. Optional special upholstery and two-tone color schemes add a modern feel to the cabin, something missing in much of the Kia's competition.

There's no shortage of space inside, with high-mounted seats providing plenty of legroom for even the tallest passengers, while the tall, boxy roof line offers ample headroom. Luggage space behind the rear seats amounts to 19 cubic feet. Folding these seats flat kicks that figure up to 53 cubes. This is marginally less than the Honda Fit, several feet shy of the Nissan Cube and well short of the Scion xB's 70 cubic feet.


Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

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smack1963,05/27/2011
I bought a Kia Soul + to replace my Jeep Wrangler gas hawg. I didn't want to part with my Jeep, I loved it. I'm glad I did. The Soul has so many standard features for thousands less than the competition. It has more power that other little puddle jumpers I tried. It's not a race car, but enough to pass 2 pokey cars at once. I'm 6', 230#, it is super easy to get in and out of and plenty of head & leg room both front and back. Had to convert my .m4p files to .mp3 files to play in the usb port, but it works flawlessly. A friend has a Chevy Malibu with a usb port that doesn't work. Gas MPG is between 28 - 31 mixed driving. I added the euro-style racing stripe a few days later, LOVE IT!
LOVED my 2011 but onto my SECOND in a 2016
Joe,12/16/2015
What can I say about my Soul?!?! I MISS my old one; but due to health reasons, I had to update from a 5 spd to an automatic.. I LOVED and REALLY miss my old one; don't get me wrong I LOVE LOVE LOVE my new one; but I was fresh outta the gate with my 11 and was able to do SO many things and go SO many places MOST wouldn't go with a quad (MAYBE someday with my new one). BUT; off the bat, I am 6 4 300 lbs a VERY big guy, and the comfort was A++++ in getting in and out; the car was simple and VERY reliable, AMAZING in snow (in fact, first year I had it, drove through 8+ inches of snow with less than decent tires on it with NO issues at all) I took it off roading to several locations with NO issues; AMAZING on gas I avg'd about 38 mpg; etc... I can't say enough good things about the car... The ONLY thing I was no fond of; was the 5 spd at speeds over 60, the engine just sounded so strained; would have been much better as a 6 spd... BUT anyway that is the only thing I had issues with... Due to health reasons; I upgraded 2 weeks ago to a BN 16.... I AM IN LOVE with it... SO much bang for the buck that I couldn't imagine owning ANY other car... ANYWAY; our family is now up to 3 Kia's and will be 5 in about 2 weeks... ALL newer or BN I look forward to owning this one and the ones to follow; hopefully an AWD one in the future :) I wish y'all luck in your search and hope you have an amazing time with yours as I did...
Fun To Drive
hendogmx,05/16/2011
I've had the car for just a week now and i love it. The handling in town is great and freeway ride isn't too bad. Has a slight nervous feeling in wind but nothing scary. This little car has plenty of zip when needed and kinda makes you want to drive easier and challenge yourself to get the most MPG when you have ECO mode on. Watching the estimated MPG figure climb is such a relief when these gas prices are so high. The car feels very well made and i'm very impressed so far
Good car for the price
jimr91,04/04/2014
I had this car for almost 3 years and i loved every minute in it. I was extremely comfortable. The seats fit me perfectly and and a lot of head and leg room. It also had great gas mileage. $40 would fill it up and i could go almost 400 miles before i would fill it again. It did have small problems though. I didn't like the steering that much. It felt stiff and I'm not a fan of stiff steering. Also the accelerator wasn't very smooth. These tine problems aside I never had any other issues with this car. It was a great car for the money. I put a total of 83000 miles on mine and only did regular maintenance on it. I would recommend getting this car to anybody.
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Features & Specs

MPG
24 city / 30 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
142 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
24 city / 30 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
142 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
26 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
122 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
24 city / 30 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
142 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat4 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover15.1%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2011 Kia Soul Overview

The Used 2011 Kia Soul is offered in the following submodels: Soul Wagon. Available styles include + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A), ! 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A), 4dr Wagon (1.6L 4cyl 5M), Sport 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A), and + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2011 Kia Soul?

Save up to $344 on one of 10 Used 2011 Kia Soul for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $6,990 as of10/16/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 Kia Soul trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 Kia Soul + is priced between $7,979 and$10,998 with odometer readings between 53539 and104044 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Kia Soul ! is priced between $7,985 and$12,495 with odometer readings between 78033 and122178 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Kia Soul Base is priced between $6,990 and$6,995 with odometer readings between 72114 and89296 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2011 Kia Soul?

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