Compare 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic vs 2010 Kia Soul

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic
2010 Kia Soul
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 19 24 $17,801 $18,275
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5-Door Wagon Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 26 31 $13,040 $13,300
5-Door Wagon Manual + 24 30 $14,590 $15,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic + 24 30 $15,550 $16,195
5-Door Wagon Manual ! 24 30 $16,350 $17,195
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport 24 30 $16,350 $17,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic ! 24 30 $17,300 $18,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport 24 30 $17,300 $18,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,801
$13,040
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,275
$13,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$305 / month
$222 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Fun, fun, fun: Kia tries a little Soul on for size, and it fits.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.1 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 39
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
46.7 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.9 102
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
168.9 161.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
63.0 63.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 100.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
21.6 53.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 23.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.62 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 x 0.9 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.2 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-and-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 15.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TP1 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
TP1 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3222 2560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
510 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/148 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5100 122 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4000 115 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
EDZ - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 31
Transmission
Trans Type
4 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.96
Trans Order Code
DFF - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.61
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.29
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Small Wagon 5dr Wgn
Vehicle Name
Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic Kia Soul
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Macpherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6.7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 6.7

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