2022 Kia Soul exterior with new badging

How Fuel-Efficient is the 2022 Kia Soul?

2022 Kia Soul Fuel Economy Ratings

Part of what makes the Kia Soul a hit among our Tampa Bay-area customers is its ability to combine generous amounts of interior space with outstanding fuel efficiency that will continue to save you money years down the road. In this guide, the Friendly Kia team looks at just how fuel-efficient the 2022 Kia Soul lineup will prove to be.

2022 Kia Soul front seats and dashboard

2022 Kia Soul Standard Fuel Economy

Most 2022 Kia Soul trim levels are powered by a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that offers enough throttle for easy highway passing. It is also the most fuel-efficient 2022 Soul engine available, scoring up to 29 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on models with 17-inch wheels. All other models score up to 28 mpg city, 33 mpg highway.

  • 2.0L Inline-4 (Soul EX): 29 city/35 highway/31 combined
  • 2.0L Inline-4 (LX, X-Line, S, GT-Line): 28 city/33 highway/30 combined

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Soul Turbo Fuel Economy Ratings

The Soul Turbo delivers heart-pumping thrills with a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that packs 201 horsepower through a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The turbocharged engine offers a significant performance upgrade without giving too much of a compromise in fuel economy, earning up to 27 mpg in the city or 32 mpg on the highway.

  • 1.6L Turbocharged Inline-4: 27 city/32 highway/29 combined

The table below provides an at-a-glance breakdown of the 2022 Kia Soul engines and their specifications.

2.0L Inline-41.6L Turbo Inline-4 (Soul Turbo)
TransmissionIntelligent Variable Transmission7-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission
Horsepower147 hp @ 6,200 rpm201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque132 lb-ft @ 4,500 rpm195 lb-ft @ 1,500 rpm
Fuel Economy28 city/33 highway mpg  (16” or 18” wheels)
29 city/35 highway mpg (17” wheels)
27 city/32 highway mpg

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The 2022 Kia Soul has arrived in the Tampa Bay area, and fans can test drive the lineup when they visit their local team of automotive experts at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL.