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Selected Style 5-Door HB Pop
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Pop 25 33 $19,050 $19,195
5-Door HB Easy 25 33 $19,783 $20,395
5-Door HB Trekking 25 33 $20,713 $21,395
5-Door HB Lounge 24 33 $23,503 $24,395
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual Base 24 30 $14,595 $14,900
5-Door Wagon Automatic Base 24 30 $16,275 $16,900
5-Door Wagon Automatic + 23 31 $17,523 $18,400
5-Door Wagon Automatic ! 23 31 $19,521 $20,500
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$320 / month
$248 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Tall wagons aren't a thing here, yet, but the 2014 Fiat 500L gives us one more reason to ask, why not? The 2014 Kia Soul doesn’t stray from its iconic profile, but it dons more sophistication inside and underneath—with fewer compromises and all in the name of city-friendly, tall-wagon goodness.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 30 mpg
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.7 101
Second Hip Room (in) 53 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 166.5 163
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 63
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.8 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 62
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 23.1 24.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 68 61.3
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.4 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.3 34.8
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code TV6 NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code TV6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3203 2714
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 90
Displacement 1.4 L/83 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5500 130 @ 6300
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 2500 118 @ 4850
Engine Order Code EAM NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.00 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.96
Trans Order Code DE1 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.62 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.83 4.56
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.29
Trans Type 6 6
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name FIAT 500L Kia Soul
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.4 (Est) 7.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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