How Far Can You Drive in the 2020 Kia Soul?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 3:55 pm
2020 Kia Soul exterior side shot with moss green paint color bathed in shadow under the sun as it drives down a desert highway

2020 Kia Soul Fuel Economy and Driving Range

While we still don’t have information on pricing as of yet, Kia has now released the EPA-rated fuel economy for each 2020 Kia Soul variant. Therefore, we’ll not only present you with the fuel economy information of the redesigned 2020 Kia Soul today but also its calculated driving ranges.

2020 Kia Soul Engine and Transmission Options

First, we’ll briefly cover the engines and transmission options of the 2020 Kia Soul, as their selection affects the fuel economy of the 2020 Kia Soul.

The baseline engine of the 2020 Kia Soul is a 2L Nu inline 4 engine. This produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission or an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT).

The upgraded engine available on higher trims of the 2020 Kia Soul is a 1.6L twin-scroll turbocharged inline 4 engine. This produces 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. It is available only with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

2020 Kia Soul X-Line exterior shot with dark green paint color driving through a desert off-road terrain while kicking up dust

2020 Kia Soul GT-Line exterior shot with red paint color parked on a curving country desert road at sunset

2020 Kia Soul Fuel Economy

The 2L Nu inline 4 engine with a 6-speed manual transmission has a fuel economy of:

25 City MPG

31 Highway MPG

27 Combined MPG

The 2L Nu inline 4 engine with an Intelligent Variable Transmission has a fuel economy of:

27 City MPG

33 Highway MPG

30 Combined MPG

The 1.6L twin-scroll turbocharged inline 4 engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission has a fuel economy of:

27 City MPG

32 Highway MPG

29 Combined MPG

2020 Kia Soul Fuel Tank Capacity

All 2020 Kia Soul models have a fuel tank capacity of 14.3 gallons.

2020 Kia Soul Driving Range

Using both the fuel economy and the fuel tank capacity, we can determine the driving range of each 2020 Kia Soul build.


A 2020 Kia Soul with a 2L Nu inline 4 engine and a 6-speed manual transmission has a driving range of 357.5 – 443.3 miles.


A 2020 Kia Soul with a 2L Nu inline 4 engine and an Intelligent Variable Transmission has a driving range of 386.1 – 471.9 miles.


A 2020 Kia Soul with a 1.6L twin-scroll turbocharged inline 4 engine and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission has a driving range of 386.1 – 457.6 miles.


2020 Kia Soul vs 2019 Kia Soul

Reserve Your 2020 Kia Soul in Schenectady, NY

The 2020 Kia Soul is due out sometime in spring 2019, likely around April or May as the 2020 Kia Telluride will be releasing sooner in March. However, you can reserve your own 2020 Kia Soul model as early as today, making it ready to pick up as soon as we have it in stock. To learn more, please contact us here at Fuccillo Kia of Schenectady and come down to test drive the 2020 Kia Soul upon its upcoming release. The Fuccillo Kia of Schenectady staff can be reached online, by phone, or directly with a visit to our dealership in Schenectady, New York.


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