Compare 2010 Kia Soul vs 2010 Scion xB

2010 Kia Soul
2010 Scion xB
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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
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5-Door Wagon Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 22 28 $15,057 $15,850
5-Door Wagon Automatic 22 28 $15,960 $16,800
5-Door Wagon Manual Release Series 7.0 22 28 $17,398 $18,320
5-Door Wagon Automatic Release Series 7.0 22 28 $18,300 $19,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,040
$15,057
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,300
$15,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$222 / month
$264 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Fun, fun, fun: Kia tries a little Soul on for size, and it fits. The 2010 Scion xB has a lot of space, polarizing looks, and lots of safety features. It provides good value for those on a budget, trendy or not.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102 100.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 40.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
161.6 167.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
63.4 64.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
53.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
23.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 21.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 14.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-and-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.81 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2560 3020
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
115 @ 4200 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 6300 158 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.05
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.27 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.61 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.58
Summary
Body Style
5dr Wgn 4 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Scion xB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6.7 7

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