When we compare the Kia Soul S's and the Kia Soul EX's specifications and ratings, the Kia Soul S 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 S and Kia Soul EX have the same fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Kia Soul S's and the Kia Soul EX's specifications and ratings, the Kia Soul S is a better car than the Kia Soul EX.
Kia Soul Pricing
A used 2023 Kia Soul S ranges from $21,370 to $26,929 while a used 2023 Kia Soul EX is priced between $22,986 to $27,892. For a new model, the Kia Soul S's price is between $22,471 and $27,229, with the Kia Soul EX priced between $24,293 and $29,282.
Kia Soul Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate, the Kia Soul S and the Kia Soul EX 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 S and the Kia Soul EX makes 147 horsepower. Both the S and the EX 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.