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2012 Kia Soul Body and Trim Problems and Repair Histories

96 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Kia Soul. 6 of these members (6.3%) have reported paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs for their car. A total of 7 paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs to 2012 Kia Souls--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Kia Soul problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Kia Soul problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 Kia Soul problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 Kia Soul repairs by problem area

13% of the 2012 Kia Soul repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 40% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 23% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 30 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Kia Soul Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

164-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Kia Soul in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2013 39000    
39000 0 Steering wheel leather falling off 
46000  
Kia Soul in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 16000    
30000 0 Reoccuring water leak from top of backlite 
 
Kia Soul in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 1000    
16000 110 Right windshield garnish blew off during strong headwind on freeway 
31000  

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2012 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Kia Soul in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 16000    
24000 0 Drivers seat squeaks. Seat track ordered, not fixed at this time. 
26000  

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2012 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Kia Soul in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
22000 0 They had to replace the glove box. It rattled and would not close tightly. Replace glove box 
45000  

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