The 2020 Kia Soul does not have an all-wheel drive option- but this incredibly capable, unique, and beloved front-wheel drive vehicle has many other features and safety technologies to rave about. Read on below to discover all the outstanding elements to be found under the hood, within the cabin, and about the exterior of the 2020 Kia Soul. 

If your Elgin-area family is sure that all-wheel drive is best for your lifestyle, you don't have to lament the absence of Kia Soul AWD. Kia proudly presents AWD model options like the Kia Sorento, Kia Stinger, or the Kia Sportage.

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Kia Soul Engine Options and Performance Specs

  • The new 2020 Kia Soul has two engine options. The first five trim levels- the Kia Soul LX, S, GT-Line, X-Line, and EX come standard with 2.0L Dual Overhead Camshaft 16-valve, in-line 4-cylinder engine producing 147 hp and 132 lb. ft of torque. 
  • The range-topping Kia Soul GT-Line Turbo comes with the 1.6L Dual Overhead Camshaft, 16-valve, in-line 4-cylinder engine w/Turbocharger. This engine generates 201 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque. 

No matter which trim level you choose for life in Elgin, you'll get considerable power and performance. 

Kia Soul Safety Features

Though the Kia Soul does not come with an all-wheel drive option, its many safety features make for an enhanced, safer, and more convenient ride nonetheless. The following safety features come standard across all six 2020 Kia Soul configurations as part of Kia Drive Wise driver assist technology: 

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/ Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)

Test Drive a 2020 Kia Soul at Napleton's Elgin Kia

If you were wondering whether the 2020 Kia Soul has an all-wheel drive option, now you know that it comes standard with front-wheel drive only. Despite it's single drivetrain option, the new Kia Soul offers St. Charles and Bartlett drivers two engine options, six different trim levels, and many other ways to make it your own. 


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