Kia Soul Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2010 - 2021)

From the model year 2010 to 2021 the Kia Soul has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. However, all of its engines are interference.

Scroll down to see specific data for your model year below.

The timing belt (or chain) maintains the proper synchronization between the various engine components in a combustion engine.

If the belt or chain stretches or breaks, it can lead to catastrophic engine damage.

Timing belts have a recommended replacement interval, while timing chains are generally rated for the engines lifetime, although they need to be inspected occasionally.

Kia Soul Timing Belt Or Chain (2010 - 2021)
YearEngineBelt Or ChainInterferenceService Interval
20212.0L 4 Cyl. 147 hp (Nu MPi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20211.6L 4 Cyl Turbo 201 hp (Gamma T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20202.0L 4 Cyl. 147 hp (Nu MPi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20201.6L 4 Cyl Turbo 201 hp (Gamma T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20191.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20192.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20191.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20181.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20182.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20181.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20171.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20172.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20171.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 201 hp (Gamma II T-GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20161.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20162.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20151.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20152.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20141.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20142.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20131.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20132.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20121.6L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20122.0L 4 Cyl. 161 hp (Nu GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20111.6L 4 Cyl. 124 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20112.0L 4 Cyl. 140 hp (Beta II)timing beltinterference60k inspect, 80k replace miles
20101.6L 4 Cyl. 124 hp (Gamma II GDi)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20102.0L 4 Cyl. 140 hp (Beta II)timing beltinterference60k inspect, 80k replace miles

TimingBeltInfo.com is a website designed to quickly find the timing belt (or chain) information for your vehicle.

Understanding the timing system in your vehicle or a possible purchase can save you money and headaches in the long run.

When in doubt, always consult with a professional mechanic.

Also, you can consult the vehicle's owner's manual.