2012 Kia Soul 5-Door Wagon Manual Base Specs

5-Door Wagon Manual Base
MSRP based on 5-Door Wagon Manual Base

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 25 mpg City/30 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 1.6L
EPA Class Small Station Wagon
Style Name 5dr Wgn Man Base
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Station Wagon
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission


EPA Classification Small Station Wagon
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2800
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 100.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5
Height, Overall (in) 63.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 161.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 53.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 19.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6300
Displacement 1.6L/97
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 123 @ 4850
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.70
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28
Clutch Size (in) 8.2
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.26-4.56
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code - TBD -
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-channel anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake-force...
Electronic stability control (ESC) w/vehicle stability...
Hill-start assist control (HAC)
Side-impact door beams
Front/rear crumple zones
Dual front advanced airbags
Front seat-mounted side airbags
Front/rear side curtain airbags
3-point seat belts -inc: emergency locking retractors, front...
Rear child safety door locks
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)


Basic Miles/km 60,000
Basic Years 5
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 10
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 60,000
Roadside Assistance Note 24-hour roadside assistance
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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