Red 2020 Kia Soul driving on empty desert road

What is the maximum fuel economy of the 2020 Kia Soul?

2020 Kia Soul engine specs and fuel efficiency ratings 

With a fresh new body style for the 2020 model year, as well as some cool updates to its performance and tech packages, the Kia Soul is a crossover whose spark of quirky genius has been reignited by all accounts. Just about any kind of driver imaginable will be able to enjoy what it brings to the table, and we don’t want to keep you waiting if you’re looking to learn more about what it can do from under the hood. Check out the 2020 Kia Soul engine specs and fuel efficiency ratings with Boucher Kia today! 

2020 Kia Soul performance specifications and drivetrain innovations 

Two engines will be yours for the taking inside the 2020 Soul, both of them able to give you bright and punchy performance that you just can’t find in any other crossover model. We’ve listed them below, as well as their respective horsepower and torque output ratings:  

Soul Engine  Horsepower  Maximum Torque Output 
2.0-liter MPI four-cylinder  147 horsepower  132 pound-feet of torque 
1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder  201 horsepower  195 pound-feet of torque 


Engine power needs to be harnessed somehow, and you’ll have three different transmissions to choose from with the 2020 Soul by your side. A 6-speed manual, 7-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic, and Intelligent Variable Transmission (I-VT) are all available, and they can all give you a smoother drive than ever! 

Isolated view of 2020 Kia Soul gear shifter

Rear shot of red 2020 Kia Soul driving on desert road

Maximum gas mileage and highway driving range rating for the 2020 Kia Soul 

When outfitted with its 2.0L Inline 4, the 2020 Soul is one of the best performers in America when it comes to fuel economy. In practice, it’s able to achieve 29 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the highway. With a 14.2 gallon tank in the fold as well, the 2020 Soul can travel upwards of 500 miles before you would need to pull over for more fuel. 

Read More: Interior tech and convenience features of the 2020 Kia Soul

Test drive the 2020 Kia Soul at Frank Boucher Kia in Racine WI 

We’re excited to be able to offer the 2020 Soul to you today, and you’re more than welcome to give Boucher Kia a call if you’d like to schedule a test drive. Don’t hesitate – the new Soul is a hot-ticket model! 

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