What Trim Levels are Available for the 2019 Kia Soul?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Kia Soul on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 10:39 pm
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2019 Kia Soul Base, +, and ! Trim Level Comparison

The 2019 Kia Soul, likes its 2018 model predecessor, has 3 distinct trim levels. These are titled as follows: Base, +, and !. All 3 of these trim levels vary quite extensively, so let’s take a look to see how they differ with a trim level comparison of the 2019 Kia Soul.

2019 Kia Soul Base Trim Level

Each 2019 Kia Soul trim has a different engine, so let’s start there. For the 2019 Kia Soul Base that would be a 1.6L Inline 4 engine with 130 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque. This also relates to fuel economy. With a manual transmission the 2019 Kia Soul Base has a combined fuel economy of 27 mpg. With an automatic transmission that increases to a combined fuel economy of 28 mpg. 

As for features, the 2019 Kia Soul Base has the following as standard features:

5” Touchscreen Display 

Bluetooth® Audio and Phone 

Cloth Tricot Seat Trimming 

FlexSteer™ 

Rear Camera Display 

Siri® Eyes Free 

Voice Recognition 

And More! 

The 2019 Kia Soul Base trim has a starting MSRP of $16,490.

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2018 Kia Soul exterior shot red paint job driving through a blurry, lit tunnel

2019 Kia Soul + Trim Level

For its engine, the 2019 Kia Soul + upgrades to a 2L inline 4 engine. This ups its power output to 160-161 horsepower and 149-150 lb-ft of torque depending on your powertrain configuration. Additionally, despite the more powerful engine, fuel economy remains almost identical. With only an automatic transmission option, the 2019 Kia Soul + has a combined fuel economy of 27 mpg.

New features from the Base to + trim include:

Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ 

Drive Mode Select 

Kia UVO with 7” Touchscreen Display 

Remote Keyless Entry 

Woven Cloth Seat Trimming 

And More! 

The 2019 Kia Soul + trim has a starting MSRP of $20,490.

2019 Kia Soul ! Trim Level

Finally, there is the 2019 Kia Soul + with its 1.6L turbocharged inline 4 engine. This provides the most power out of the 3 trim levels while matching the excellent fuel economy of the Base trim level. The 2019 Kia Soul + has 201 horsepower, 195 lb-ft of torque, and a combined fuel economy of 28 mpg!

As for exclusive features, the + trim provides the following:

Black Cloth/Leather Seat Trimming 

Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel and Gear Shift Knob 

Piano Black Accents 

Satin Chrome Interior Trimming 

Smart Key with Push-Button Start 

Supervision Meter Cluster 

And More! 

The 2019 Kia Soul ! trim as a starting MSRP of $22,990.


2019 Kia Soul Technology Features


Test Drive a 2019 Kia Soul in Kenosha, WI

The 2019 Kia Soul is out and available at most Kia dealerships nationwide. Give us a call here at Palmen Kia to learn more or schedule a test drive online. The Palmen Kia dealership is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin within Kenosha County.

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