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It’s just ok
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By Jordan B
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2016 Kia Soul + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 6A)


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I’ve owned my vehicle for about 3 years now. I’m purchasing a larger vehicle for more space and more power. When I bought the vehicle it was brand new so the engine was a bit tight and acceleration was a bit slow. I figured after he engine got broken in it would be fine. I will say after the first year the engine was peppy, acceleration was responsive and I was averaging the epa fuel numbers. But in all honesty the car got slow again! I took it to the Kia dealership in hopes that they could run a diagnostic— however they told me this was just a characteristic of the car. Then the seat comfort is just ok. If you’re taller than 5’7 or so you might have some lumbar support issues. Driving the car everyday has become frustrating. I hit the accelerator it thinks then goes. The cargo space is non existent but I always can get all of my groceries in. I think this car is better suited for shorter drivers who maybe do more in city driving. I don’t think this car is great on the highway— or at least it’s been my experience. Again reliable car I know it’s going to start but it’s a bit slow and well kinda uncomfortable in a cramped way


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can't kick a soul
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By rob g
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2016 Kia Soul 4dr Wagon (1.6L 4cyl 6M)


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I am very satisfied can't think of anything


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I have a heart and a Soul.
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By Pegs
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2016 Kia Soul 4dr Wagon (1.6L 4cyl 6A)


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This is a fun car with good safety features which I consider a priority. It is a dream to park in the supermarkets and shopping parking lots. It is comforting to sit up high and see everything but you aren’t sitting in a large SUV..


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2016 Kia Soul Red
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By Ron Franco
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2016 Kia Soul + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 6A)


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It was a fun car easy to drive and park, we just got a new one today.


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Value Value Value!
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By Brian Fallis
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2016 Kia Soul + 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 6A)


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Purchased the 2016 Soul+ with 14k miles. Now (June 2018) it has 33k miles. So far zero problems. THe Soul+ has the 2.0 liter engine, which I recommend. I test drove the standard Soul (1.6 liter) and it lacked power, and was constantly shifting itself. Also the Soul+ has more bells and whistles. We average in the high 20s mpg which is fine (over 30 on hiway). The front seats are surprisingly comfortable and supportive and we like the driving position. I'm tall (6.2) and so leg room is important, and this car has plenty of it. I've found that too many smaller SUVs compromise on leg room, with the shifter console much too big and intrusive. Not so with the Soul. My right leg rests comfortably....a major plus for me. The only negative about this vehicle is that there is not a lot of storage room behind the rear seats. You get good height, but not enough depth; although you can push down the rear seat backs if necessary. Sure, the looks of this vehicle are a bit quirky (hey, there's a ton of them on the road!), but if you can get past that, this is a great small SUV.


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