Is the Kia Soul an SUV?

November 24th, 2021 by


Nothing else on the road looks like the Kia Soul, so it’s no surprise that many drivers aren’t sure how to categorize this unique vehicle. So, is a Kia Soul an SUV or a hatchback? For all intents and purposes, the Kia Soul is an SUV, but it offers many of the benefits of a hatch. In fact, you’ll sometimes see this subcompact SUV described as a hatchback.



Along with its versatility and distinctive design, the affordable new Kia Soul price makes this model an attractive option for Dublin drivers. Auto experts at U.S. News agree, ranking the 2022 Soul #1 among subcompact SUVs.

Wondering if there’s enough Kia Soul cargo space for your everyday errands in Lewis Center? Join Celebration Kia for an in-depth look at the Kia Soul interior dimensions, below.

Kia Soul Interior Dimensions

If you’re shopping for an SUV, you need a vehicle with a roomy and versatile cargo area and plenty of head- and legroom for passengers. A distinctive boxy frame maximizes the Kia Soul interior dimensions and comfortably accommodates up to five passengers on long rides:

  • Kia Soul Headroom (Front) – 39.4 inches
  • Kia Soul Headroom (Rear) – 39.5 inches
  • Kia Soul Legroom (Front) – 41.1 inches
  • Kia Soul Legroom (Rear) – 38.8 inches
  • Kia Soul Shoulder Room (Front) – 55.5 inches
  • Kia Soul Shoulder Room (Rear) – 54.7 inches

Kia Soul Cargo Space

Whether you’re planning solo adventures or family road trips to , the expansive Kia Soul cargo space makes it easier than ever to load up all the sports equipment, luggage and supplies you don’t want to leave behind:

  • Kia Soul Cargo Space (All Seats Upright): 24.2 cubic feet
  • Kia Soul Cargo Space (Rear Seats Flat): 62 cubic feet

If parking near you is limited or you’re often dealing with traffic in Columbus, the Soul offers a number of advantages over typical SUVs. The Soul is one of the most spacious subcompact SUVS on the market, offering impressive agility and a surprisingly small footprint. Plus, standard fold-down rear seats allow you to customize your seating and cargo space in seconds.

Step Inside the Kia Soul at Celebration Kia

Is the Kia Soul an SUV? It is, but you’ve never seen another SUV like it! To explore this super-spacious subcompact SUV for yourself, contact us to schedule a test drive and then stop by our dealership in Lewis Center! While you’re here, browse our new vehicle specials to lock in an even lower new Kia Soul price.


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