Does A Kia Soul Have A Timing Belt Or Timing Chain?

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Kia Soul Timing Overview (All Model Years)

From 2012 -2021 Kia Souls have a timing chain and interference engine.

From 2010 -2011 1.6L Kia Souls have a timing chain and interference engine while the 2.0L has a timing belt and interference engine.

Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
Kia Soul 2012 - 2021 all timing chain interference Amazon
2010 - 2011 1.6L timing chain interference Amazon
2010 - 2011 2.0L timing belt interference Amazon

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Note: Replacement intervals are broad recommendations and can be affected by age, weather conditions, running conditions etc. Check with the owner's manual/ manufacturer/ dealership.

2021 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2021 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
2.0L 4 Cyl. 147 hp (Nu MPi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
1.6L 4 Cyl Turbo 201 hp (Gamma T-GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2020 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2020 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
2.0L 4 Cyl. 147 hp (Nu MPi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
1.6L 4 Cyl Turbo 201 hp (Gamma T-GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2019 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2019 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2018 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2018 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2017 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2017 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2016 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2016 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2015 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2015 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2014 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2014 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2013 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2013 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2012 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

All 2012 Kia Soul models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

2011 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

The 1.6L 2011 Kia Soul has a timing chain and the 2.0L 2011 Kia Soul has a timing belt. Both engines are interference.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 124 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 140 hp (Beta II) timing belt interference 60k inspect, 80k replace Amazon

2010 Kia Soul - Timing Belt Or Chain

The 1.6L 2011 Kia Soul has a timing chain and the 2.0L 2011 Kia Soul has a timing belt. Both engines are interference.

Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
1.6L 4 Cyl. 124 hp (Gamma II GDi) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
2.0L 4 Cyl. 140 hp (Beta II) timing belt interference 60k inspect, 80k replace Amazon

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