Kia Soul Eco Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Soul Eco for 2 years. They average 27.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2013 Soul Eco below average at 26 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2013 Soul Eco to be $1,500 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Soul Eco consumes about 13 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Soul Eco emits 345 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 5,175,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 246 trees would offset these emissions. The Soul Eco does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Kia Soul Eco 26 29 24
2012 Kia Soul Eco 26 29 24

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Soul Eco has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2012. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 28 31 26
2013 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 26 29 24
2012 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 28 31 26
2012 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 26 29 24