Kia Soul Hatchback 1.6 CRDi 2 5dr DCT

5 doors
Diesel
Semi-auto
Manufacturer price from:£20,455
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The Soul offers plenty of space and decent driving dynamics. It’s commendable, but some of its rivals do things better

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Trim:

2

This adds niceties including a 7.0in touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, sat-nav with live traffic updates, privacy glass, climate control, automatic headlights, rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, 17in alloy wheels and cruise control.,

Engine:

1.6 CRDi

This diesel has the option of a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearbox, but we’d stick with the manual version because the auto is rather unresponsive. The engine offers decent low-end shove and overall performance is adequate, but it’s rather grumbly and unrefined, and also not very efficient compared to the diesel engines in rivals such as the Renault Captur and Nissan Juke.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.7 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

56.5

Urban: 51.3Motorway: 61.4
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

354

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

130

g/km