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  1. About Kia roadside assistance cross border

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    Hi, I'm from Canada, will I still get roadside assistance if I drive to New York and sh*t happens? Thx.
  2. Requiring people to post about themselves is a strange policy

    New Member Introductions
    I am not sure why they have us do this, but anyway. I am working on my sisters 2010 Kia Soul. It has burned out 3 clutches in a little over a year. I will be posting more in the forum.
  3. What do you think about Kia CVT reliability?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    I understand that Kia is fairly new with their CVT technology. First generation and only second car to leverage this other than the Forte. What do you think about their reliability and durability? I'm asking this because there is already people complaining about blown CVT in their Forte...
  4. About to buy

    New Member Introductions
    Hi! I'm not yet a Soul owner, but ever since I happened to rent one a few months ago, I basically knew what my next car had to be. I came here to ask a question about a 2014 Exclaim I'm thinking about buying - Everything looked great, but the fuel economy tracker on the dashboard was showing...
  5. About to be an owner

    New Member Introductions
    Called my credit union Friday, I'm pre-approved and ready to buy a Soul + with the Primo package. Just gotta get a few things out of my current car (stereo system) then I'm going shopping. Hopefully by the end of the month I'll be an owner!
  6. Kia Souls be randomly exploding in catastrophic fires...anyone hear about this?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Not only Souls, but Optimas and Sorentos, I believe, along with various models from Hyundai. Has this happened to you or anyone you know? Any internal communication from Kia or Hyundai on the allegations with possible recall...
  7. Hello and question about safety.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I'm looking into purchasing a soul because of its comfort. However my concern is the safety of this vehicle. It ranks as the 7th deadliest car according to iihs. Any thoughts on this? Are they really that unsafe, or is it more the type of driver that tend to buy kia souls. edit: I can't...
  8. Question About The Sunroof To Other Sunroof Owners...

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    So first off the sunroof is AMAZING and it takes the car to a whole 'nother level of awesome. I see a lot of Kia Souls on the road but I rarely see other owners with the sun roof. I'll often open it up when another Kia Soul owner is nearbye just to show him/her what they are missing :drool The...
  9. Thinking About Buying My 3rd New Soul

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Had a 2014 Kale Green Metallic Base 6sor 2016 White Base 6 spd, The Kia incentives are Too Good to Turn down as the 2018 models are back line to the 2019's The dealers are offering Below MRSP and Kia Cash +Low Low interest 1.9% with My 2016 only 7700 miles it won't Be a Big cash down I just...
  10. Thinkikng about buying Soul+

    New Member Introductions
    Thinking about buying Soul+ Hi All, Joined this forum to learn about Souls before buying one :chuncky: We're thinking about a Soul + with the safety features. Any one have experience with the auto braking? Just want to make sure it doesn't go on unexpectedly. Also, for some reason, I can't...
  11. Thoughts about new electronic safety nannies

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    (I posted this over on the Sorento forum, in case it looks familiar. LOL) As owner of a 2013 Soul with 77K miles and a 2014 Sorento with 41K miles, I was planning to keep both for at least another 5 years. Love 'em both! However, I'm seeing more and more cars coming with automated safety...
  12. New but have to tell about cluster solution.

    New Member Introductions
    My 2013 SOul has 167,000 kms and still running great. with no issues.. regular oil changes and thinking of changing plugs? Also in January I had an issue with the Cluster... went from parking outside at -27C into warm parkade with high humitity. When I had the vehicle loaded I noticed that...
  13. Single mom in So Cal about to lease a 2018 Kia soul;)

    New Member Introductions
    First time lease first time new car (all of mine have been used) Advice needed! I wanted to say hello!
  14. About to become a Soul owner!

    New Member Introductions
    I'm going to test drive a Kia Soul on Friday. The dealership has 2 for sale. Both are black and both are a base model but I can't figure out which one to go for. They are both one owner vehicles according to their Carfax report and both are very close in price. I'm open to any advice/opinions...
  15. Howdy Folks- Newbie Soul owner, 1st question about maintanence catchup-Trans Oil

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Just got a 2012 Soul Base 6-spd manual w/80k miles (we used to call base models 'strippers', but that sounds like too much fun) and like any used car I went thru the manual to see what I have to do now. I want to replace the transaxle oil, dealer says GL-4, 75w85. I checked and looks like my...
  16. Question about a "Mystery Button"

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Greetings! There's a small button in the "tray" between the gearshift and the auxiliary inputs. It's on the "wall" that's in front for the shift. What is it? I looked in the owner's manual and saw nothing. Thanks in advance!
  17. Owned my Soul for 2 years, Just Finding Out About This Site

    New Member Introductions
    Hoping to get advice in the care and maintenance of my car. 2012 Soul in Alien Green.
  18. Amateur questions about wheel size and tires

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    Hi. I wanted to make a gift for my wife and I do not know if I accidentally made a bad purchase :redface:. I bought a used set of OZ wheels with tires and soon I would like to order new tires for them. Does are dimensions of wheels: 5x114,3/ 8jx18/ ET45 and tires: 225/40/18. So now I have some...
  19. About

    New Member Introductions
    Just picked up a 2018 Soul ! . Windows tinted, badges replaced, waiting for pinstriper, deciding on which wheels to install. Lowering to come.
  20. Lets talk about brakes

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I love my little lunch box, but the brakes are pretty crappy. I can live with the lack of fast engine, and a so-so 28 mpg, but those brakes are getting some attention!!! They really do suck! :chuncky: Thought my digging around and knowing that my motorcycles all get EBC. Having ridden bikes...