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  1. New Member from the Mile High City

    New Member Introductions
    Have some good plans for my 2011 Soul. Looking for some feedback and suggestions.
  2. CPO 10 year/100,000 mile warranty CAN be transferred to a THIRD owner

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    This got buried in another warranty-related thread so I thought I’d highlight it in its own thread. I think a lot of 3rd owners are potentially leaving thousands of miles/several years of warranty coverage unclaimed because this doesn’t seem to be common knowledge. CPO owners get the remainder...
  3. 134000 mile update

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Had to replace the right front hub bearing. That is the only issue on the soul. My mpg has been from 33 to 36 due to how hard I push it. Bought new 06/20/2015. Love the stick shift.
  4. 2013 Soul 100k Mile Report

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    OK, I'm doing this again. If you've been here for awhile, you may remember my "2013 Soul 50k Mile Report" from about 2 years ago. This is the 100k mile follow up report; I'll be breaking 100k in a few weeks and figured since I remember this now, might as well do it now. This thread is really...
  5. 56,000 Mile Check in

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Born 06/20/2015. I have the 1.6 Stick shift . I only get 33 mpg . I have had one issue with my Soul. I had to put some powder graphite on the exterior door locks. Thats It . http://www.kiasoulforums.com/members/67297-uncle-dave-albums-2015-base-stick-picture94529-oil-change.html
  6. 30 thousand mile coupon?

    New Member Introductions
    Does anyone know if the $100 off coupon for the 30 thousand mile check up is still around? I'm 10 thousand miles over and finally have the money to get it done but can't the coupon anymore help anyone ?????
  7. 2013 Soul 50k mile report

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Since I'm just breaking 50k miles I thought I'd make a thread so that future searchers, "how does this car hold up", "would you buy it again", etc, would have something to look at. Overall impressions: this has been a damn good car for what I paid to buy it and maintain it. Model: 2013 Base 6...
  8. 12500 Mile Update! Rattles anyone?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Bought my '14 Soul in April of 2014 and I now have about 12500 miles on her! Everything is great except the excessive RATTLING!!! Trunk rattles, passenger side door rattles and rear side airbag component in headliner rattles. Really disappointed and may trade it in...otherwise I still love the...
  9. 30,000 Mile Service

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I took my 2012 Soul in for servicing recently right at 30,000 miles. I replaced the wiper blades, air filters myself and had the dealership do their inspections, rotate tires and replace the oil. Now the dealer is asking for $300 to finish the 30,000 mile service. Which from what they say is...
  10. 15k mile maintenance time

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hello all, any recommendations on where it get or what brands of air filters and wiper blade inserts( can I even get inserts, most auto stores seem to only have whole wiper arms!) to get. I have one more free oil change, but the rest of the service I'll do myself. Thanks in advance! Steve
  11. That time has come... 60k mile maintenance

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    And lucky me, I don't have to worry about the timing belt (1.6L has chain)... just have to worry about... Sparkplugs - order from O'Reily, going to install myself, $7 a piece Radiator flush - dealership is pushing at 60k, but manual says 120k... which should I follow? Oil Change - always...
  12. 15,000 mile maintenance??

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I met a "SOUL - mate" yesterday, who told my that he was recently at the dealer and they had posted a "scheduled" 15K mileage maintenance. He didn't exactly say what it entailed but he DID say he would have to visit 3 banks to pay for it. Anyone heard of anything like this?
  13. 1000 Mile Assessment

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I just recently passed 1000 miles on my Soul+. I wanted to give it this amount of time before establishing an opinion on the car. To start, a little background: When I was looking at a new car, I had three cars; 2006 Hummer H3, 2006 Pontiac Solstice, 1998 Chevy Monte Carlo. I have been...
  14. 30000 mile maintenance cost

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I had my 30,000 mile maintenance inspection done today. I had talked to the dealer a month or so ago and it was $650+. I stopped by and talked to Indy Tire here in Indianapolis yesterday. The guy pulled up the inspection and said a lot of the work was already on the regular oil change...
  15. From Hyundai to Kia Soul and loven every mile.

    New Member Introductions
    Just traded in the ol' Hyundai Santa Fe for a brand spankin New 2013 "Soul !" I am loving every mile. kids... not so much I won't let them eat or drink in the car...even if it's water. Any way hope to get to know y'all and share some stories with SOUL.
  16. 10 year/100,000 mile warranty

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I have not purchased a Soul yet, waiting to look at the 2014. How good is the 10 year/100,000 mile warranty? What is covered and what is not? If you do most of your on maintenance what do you need as proof?
  17. 50,000 Mile Club

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I have a 2012 Shadow Soul +. Bought new 2/22/12. I work for a courier co & have 53,331 miles as of 3/1/12. Would be more,but I had 2 surgeries last year & was off work for 2 months. I put new Michelin Defenders on @36,642 because the original Hankook tires were at 4/32'' & sliding noticably in...
  18. 30K mile Maintenance

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    My 2011 Soul+ (2.0L AT) just eclipsed 30K miles, and I did the following maintenance: Engine oil change - Castrol GTX conventional 5W20 engine oil (4+ quarts) - KIA OEM filter Transmission fluid change (drain/fill) - Castrol Import Multi-Vehicle ATF (2 drain/fill - 6 quarts total) Air...
  19. 100,000 mile Soul

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    100,000 miles , 2010 Soul + , took home 9/17/09 ( 3 & ½ yrs ago ) I bought this car as an “Economy” car, to use for my day job which sends me from business to business fixing business machines. Then I use this for my second job which sends me from NYPD Pizza to customer’s house & back to NYPD...
  20. Actual MPG for 3782 mile cross-country trip

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    My wife and I just completed a 16-day vacation trip during which we drove our 2013 base Soul 1.5 liter (direct injection engine, 6-speed manual) from Austin, TX to 3 family destinations in Canada: Sarnia, Ontario Owen Sound Ontario Toronto Ontario and back. We kept all fuel receipts, noted...
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