Does the Kia Soul come with a manual transmission?

I want to buy a new Kia Soul. It has everything I want in a crossover, including infotainment, fuel economy, and style. I just want to make sure I can get it with a stick shift. Does the Kia Soul offer a manual transmission?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Unfortunately, the new Kia Soul no longer comes with a manual transmission, instead opting for a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
Kia Soul
has been one of the top sellers in the crossover segment for years thanks to the attributes and characteristics you mentioned.
If you really have your heart set on a manual transmission, you can still buy a used Kia Soul. From 2010 to 2019, the Soul came with a six-speed manual transmission. Used models can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $20,000, depending on the trim and model year.
Whether you decide to purchase a new Kia Soul or a used option that provides a manual, make sure to download the
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