2021 Kia Soul Trims: What Are the Differences?

2021 Kia Soul

Packed with personality and functionality, the 2021 Kia Soul is a subcompact SUV that has everything you need, from infotainment to driver assist features. But which trim is right for you? Our team at Kia of Stamford in Stamford, CT, created the following trims page to help you decide which Soul you like best. Continue reading to learn more.

Ready to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Kia Soul? Find your favorite trim in our Soul inventory. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive, give us a call at (203) 883-8888, text us, or send us a message online.


2021 Kia SoulLX

2021 Kia Soul LX

Starting MSRP $17,490

Key Features & Specs

The 2021 Soul lineup starts off with the LX. Packed with all of the essentials, the Kia Soul LX makes for a great base trim and sets the bar high for the rest of the Soul trims. See the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Soul LX.

  • 2.0L I4 engine with 147 HP and 132 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Infotainment system with 7-in. touchscreen display Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ integration
  • Rearview camera
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Single-zone manual air conditioning

2021 Kia SoulS

2021 Kia Soul S

Starting MSRP $20,590

Key Features & Specs

Next is the S. The S adds in some extra driver assist features not seen on the LX trim, as well as an upgraded seat trim. Take a look at the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Soul S.

  • 16-in. alloy wheels
  • Intelligent variable transmission (IVT)
  • Auto emergency braking technology
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Blind spot detection
  • Rear cross-traffic alert and avoidance
  • Power driver’s seat
  • Premium cloth seat trim

2021 Kia SoulGT-Line

2021 Kia Soul GT-Line

Starting MSRP $21,690

Key Features & Specs

Step it up a notch with the GT-Line. The GT-Line gives the Soul a sporty feel, with new exterior design aesthetics that are eye catching. Check out the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Soul GT-Line.

  • 18-in. alloy GT-Line wheels
  • Power sunroof with sunshade
  • Red exterior accents
  • Black high-gloss exterior trim, silver lower rear accent trim
  • Leather-wrapped sport steering wheel

2021 Kia SoulX-Line

2021 Kia Soul X-Line

Starting MSRP $21,690

Key Features & Specs

The X-Line is much like the GT-Line, however it features a more rugged frame that is complete with black cladding and other exclusive paint colors. See the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Soul X-Line.

  • 18-in. alloy X-Line wheels
  • Rugged black exterior body trim with silver accents
  • Fog lights
  • Roof rails
  • Available two-tone paint

2021 Kia SoulEX

2021 Kia Soul EX

Starting MSRP $23,250

Key Features & Specs

Next is the EX. The EX is the perfect trim for those who are looking for more conveniences and infotainment. Check out the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Soul EX.

  • UVO link with navigation and 10.25-in. touchscreen
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Ten-way power driver’s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Smart key with push button start
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Wireless phone charger

2021 Kia SoulTurbo

2021 Kia Soul Turbo

Starting MSRP $27,550

Key Features & Specs

Last but not least is the Turbo, a trim that has adrenaline-pumping performance packed into a subcompact SUV. On the 2021 Kia Soul Turbo, you’ll get all of the features from the EX, plus:

  • 1.6L turbocharged I4 engine with 201 HP and 195 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Seven-speed dual clutch transmission with paddle shifters
  • 18-in. alloy GT-Line wheels
  • Unique sport exterior design
  • Synthetic leather and cloth seat trim
  • LED headlights and fog lights
  • Harman Kardon® audio system with speaker lights
  • Head-up display
  • Heated steering wheel


Under the hood of each Kia Soul lies an engine that provides smooth and agile performance, regardless of which of the two engines you choose. You’ll find that each four-cylinder has a peppy feel to them, reinvigorating your daily drive. Check out the table below to learn more about the engine options on the 2021 Kia Soul.


2.0L I4

1.6L turbo I4


147 HP

201 HP


132 lb.-ft.

195 lb.-ft.


Intelligent variable transmission

Seven-speed dual-clutch transmission

Trim Availability

LX, S, GT-Line, X-Line, EX


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