In comparing the Kia Soul LX's and the Kia Soul S's specifications and ratings, the Kia Soul LX has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Kia Soul LX and Kia Soul S have the same fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Kia Soul LX's and the Kia Soul S's specifications and ratings, the Kia Soul LX is a better car than the Kia Soul S.
Kia Soul Pricing
A used 2023 Kia Soul LX ranges from $19,915 to $24,998 while a used 2023 Kia Soul S is priced between $21,370 to $26,929. For a new model, the Kia Soul LX's price is between $20,576 and $25,115, with the Kia Soul S priced between $22,471 and $27,229.
Kia Soul Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate, the Kia Soul LX and the Kia Soul S both lose 35.9 percent of their value.
Kia Soul Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Kia Soul is 8.1 out of 10. Kia Soul is ranked 2 out of 5 Best Wagons based on its reliability, retained value, and safety ratings.
Kia Soul Reliability Rating
iSeeCars' Reliability Rating for the Kia Soul is 7.6 out of 10.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Kia Soul LX and the Kia Soul S makes 147 horsepower. Both the LX and the S are rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 472 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.
The Kia Soul has an average safety rating of 4.14 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.