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

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    Kia Soul Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    All Kia Souls have a timing chain and interference engine.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference
    Kia Soul 2012 - 2020alltiming chaininterference
    2010 - 20111.6Ltiming chaininterference
    2010 - 20112.0Ltiming beltinterference

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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.

    2020 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 147 hp (Nu MPi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    1.6L 4 Cyl Turbo 201 hp (Gamma T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2019 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2018 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2017 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2016 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2015 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2014 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2013 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2012 Kia Soul

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

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2011 Kia Soul

    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 (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 124 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 140 hp (Beta II)timing beltinterference60k inspect, 80k replace

    2010 Kia Soul

    The 1.6L 2010 Kia Soul has a timing chain and the 2.0L 2010 Kia Soul has a timing belt. Both engines are interference.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    1.6L 4 Cyl. 124 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 140 hp (Beta II)timing beltinterference60k inspect, 80k replace

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