Kia Soul in Pensacola, FL

Hard To Beat The Affordability And Personality Of The 2021 Kia Soul

What do the words funky and functional have in common? Yes, fun. And that is what the new 2021 Kia Soul is all about. It is a fun, funky, and functional subcompact SUV with a distinctively boxy appearance and spacious cabin.

Facing competition from its sibling, the Kia Seltos, the Soul is more than up to the challenge, especially when you look at its attractive price tag. The Kia Soul is not all fun; it means business too. Buyers in Pensacola, FL, will choose between two 4-cylinder engines, one of which is a turbocharged 201 horsepower unit.

On top of this, the Kia Soul presents excellent driving manners that add to its eccentric driving nature. The inside of the 2021 Kia Soul is just as exciting, with some driver assistance features available for buyers and decent fuel efficiency. If you want to drive around in Milton, FL in a car that is full of personality and is affordable, then we at Kia Autosport recommend the 2021 Kia Soul.

What's new for 2021

  • The new Kia Soul gets a rear seat reminder.
  • Suspension upgrades to the X-Line and GT-Line models.
  • A remote start function has been added to the EX and Turbo versions.
  • The GT-Line Turbo is now known as the Turbo.

Why the 2021 Kia Soul?

  • It is a subcompact SUV with style.
  • The Kia Soul is affordable.
  • The 2021 Soul is spacious.


To drive around Gulf Breeze, drivers will be offered two gasoline engine options and an electric option. The Kia Soul is driven by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is good for 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. This is the base engine (LX trim) for the Kia Soul, and a six-speed manual transmission is offered with the same. The other Kia Soul versions are paired with some form of automatic transmission. The LX trim also only allows for FWD configuration. However, the engine is pretty efficient and is rated at 25/31 mpg.

The other engine option is a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that is good for 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Predictably, this engine powers the new Soul Turbo and is pretty powerful. This engine is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that is quick shifting. It also comes with Kia's smooth fuel-saving start/stop feature, which is offered as standard on all the trims except the LX.

The Kia Soul also offers an electric option, the Soul EV, which includes a fast-charging liquid-cooled 64-kWh battery capable of 201 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque. The Soul EV is also very efficient and is rated at 127/101 MPGe. The Soul EV has a range of 243 miles on a full charge, which is enough to complete your trips around Bellview, FL.


Straight off the bat, you will notice how spacious the Kia Soul's cabin is. In the subcompact SUV segment, it is probably the vehicle with the most spacious interior. There is ample space for all passengers with generous proportions in the head and legroom. The interior materials vary according to the trim, but in the lower trim, you get some nice hard plastics traded for stylish soft fabrics in the higher trims.

The storage space is also excellent, with 24.2 cubic feet available behind the rear seat, which is impressive for a subcompact SUV. To add to its functionality, the Kia Soul offers an optional dual-level floorboard that can be raised and lowered to adjust cargo space as one needs.

The 2021 Soul offers power-adjustable seats, air conditioning, a 7.0-inch infotainment system, USB ports, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto in terms of amenities and convenience features. In terms of safety, Drivers in Seminole, AL, will need to go higher up the trim to access features like forward collision mitigation and blind-spot monitoring. Shop our Kia Soul lease specials and finance specials to find the best deal for you!

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