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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 38 $14,248 $14,645
5-Door HB Manual GS 27 38 $14,487 $14,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 27 37 $15,204 $15,645
5-Door HB Automatic GS 27 37 $15,634 $16,095
5-Door HB Manual SE 27 38 $15,919 $16,395
5-Door HB Automatic SE 27 37 $16,874 $17,395
5-Door Wagon Manual Base
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,248
$14,595
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,645
$14,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$244 / month
$248 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Hyundai Accent isn't exciting to drive, but it's one of the most comfortable, well-equipped cars its size--and still a great value. 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 27 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 47.2 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.7 101
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 62
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 172 163
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 63
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.5 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 101.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 61.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 24.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 11
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.4 14.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 34.8
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/70TR14 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70TR14 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2480 2714
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 410 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
Displacement 1.6 L/97 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6300 130 @ 6300
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 123 @ 4850 118 @ 4850
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.96
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.04 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 4.56
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.29
Trans Type 6 6
Summary
Body Style Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name Hyundai Accent Kia Soul
Suspension
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.8 7.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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