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Kia Soul (2014-2019) review

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Key features
  • Compact/Small SUV
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

While the first-generation Kia Soul had the quirkiness to turn heads, its uninspiring drive and lack of refinement meant few dipped into their bank accounts to buy one. However, this 2014 model was substantially overhauled and the entire package has been much-improved: read on for our full review of this eye-catching medium car, a family-sized hatch that's close to being an MPV.

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  • What is it?
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  • What's it like to drive?
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  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

April 2014

Released

April 2014

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Range of New and used car scores
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  2. 64%
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  3. 85%
    Highest score
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