Compare 2012 Kia Soul vs 2012 Scion xB

2012 Kia Soul
2012 Scion xB
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5-Door Wagon Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual Base 25 30 $13,600 $13,900
5-Door Wagon Automatic Base 25 30 $15,100 $15,700
5-Door Wagon Manual + 24 29 $15,650 $16,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic + 23 28 $16,600 $17,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic ! 23 28 $18,700 $19,600
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5-Door Wagon Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 22 28 $15,485 $16,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic 22 28 $16,387 $17,250
5-Door Wagon Manual Release Series 9.0 22 28 $17,205 $18,110
5-Door Wagon Automatic Release Series 9.0 22 28 $18,107 $19,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,600
$15,485
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,900
$16,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$232 / month
$272 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The name rings true: this Kia has a Soul, with fun road manners and tall-wagon practicality baked into its kicky shape. Trendy or odd, the Scion xB jams plenty of space and versatility into its compact footprint.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.3 110.9
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
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 - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
63.4 63.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 69.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
53.4 11.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
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)
19.3 69.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.4 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.6 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2800 3027
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front 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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
123 @ 4850 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6300 158 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.61 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
8.2 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.33
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.26-4.56 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Scion xB
Suspension
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.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5 (2011)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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