Is the Kia Soul a Hatchback or SUV?

November 19th, 2021 by

2022 Kia Soul Parked On An Open Road At Sunrise Three-Quarter View

With a unique design that competes with traditional shaped similar vehicles, the 2022 Kia Soul holds a certain uniqueness that poses the question, “What kind of car is the Kia Soul?”

The versatility of the Kia Soul falls in the category of both a hatchback and subcompact SUV. Our Kia dealership breaks down the styling, capabilities, and dimensions of the 2022 Kia Soul.

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Design of the 2022 Kia Soul

Exterior & Interior

The boxy design of the 2022 Kia Soul is an Iso-Structure™ composed of advanced high-strength steel for excellent rigidity and reinforces body integrity bringing you peace of mind for every commute. On the interior, comfortably seating up to five passengers the dimensions of the new Kia Soul is as follows:


  • Headroom(w/out Sunroof): Front 39.4 in
  • Shoulder Room: 55.5 in
  • Legroom: 41.1 in


  • Headroom(w/out Sunroof): 39.5 in.
  • Shoulder Room: 54.7 in.
  • Legroom: 38.8 in.


In terms of cargo capacity, the 2022 Kia Soul more than lives up to the high standard set by other models in its segments of both SUVs and Hatchbacks

60/40 split-folding seats come standard across the lineup so it becomes adjustable to your specific configurations.

  • Passenger Volume: 102.2 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Rear Seat Upright without Dual-Level Cargo Board): 24.2 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Rear Seat Folded): 62.1 cubic feet

Extra Features of the 2022 Kia Soul

The exclusive and standard features and amenities of the 2022 Kia Soul highlight the perfect balance between comfort, style, and technology, which makes the Kia Soul unique in its own way. Features drivers of Riverdale can enjoy include, but not limited to:

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Blind-Spot Detection Technology
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance
  • Navigation with 10.25-Inch Display
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Smart Key with Push Button
  • 10-Way Power Driver’s Seat with Lumbar Support
  • Available Roof Rails
  • Powered Sunroof
  • LED Fog Lights

Shop 2022 Kia Soul For Sale in Riverdale

Whether you are searching for a new Kia hatchback or compact SUV, the 2022 Kia Soul makes the match. Visit Kia of Riverdale today and schedule a test drive for a first-hand experience.

But first, browse our available new Kia Soul specials to bring great value to your shopping experience.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us. Serving the areas near Pompton Plains and Wayne, we hope to hear from you soon!

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