2018 Kia Soul EV Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 2018 Soul EV’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 2018 Kia Soul EV transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Kia Soul EV transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Soul EV at all.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2018 Soul EVs

Your Soul EV’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Kia. Specifically, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Kia Soul EVs at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 Soul EV up to Kia-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Soul EV’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Kia running for miles and miles.

Kia Soul EV Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Kia Soul EV transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Soul EV's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2018 Kia Soul EV Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Kia's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Kia Soul EV? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Soul EV’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Soul EV's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2018 Soul EV’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Kia, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Kia Soul EV’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Soul EV today.