The front-drive five-passenger hatchback (or wagon) is available in three trim levels with nomenclature just as funky as its styling (base, +, and !). The base model comes with a -liter I-4 that produces 130 hp at 6300 rpm and 118 lb-ft at 4850 rpm. A six-speed manual transmission is standard while a six-speed automatic is optional. The higher trim models come equipped with a -liter I-4 that now utilizes GDI technology to produce 164 hp and 151 lb-ft. The Soul is EPA-rated at 25/30 mpg city/highway for models equipped with the -liter mill, while more powerful -liter Soul is rated at 24/29 mpg for models with a third pedal and 23/28 mpg for those with the automatic. The Eco Package benefits those looking to increase efficiency, as at it adds fuel-saving features like an automatic engine stop-start system, an upgraded battery and low-rolling-resistance tires. However, this package seems to make a difference on the base model with the -liter engine, as it adds 1 mpg on both the city and highway.