Compare 2013 Kia Soul vs 2013 Scion xB

2013 Kia Soul
2013 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 $14,090 $14,400
5-Door Wagon Automatic Base 25 30 $15,580 $16,200
5-Door Wagon Manual + 24 29 $16,035 $16,700
5-Door Wagon Automatic + 23 28 $16,985 $17,700
5-Door Wagon Automatic ! 23 28 $18,985 $19,900
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5-Door Wagon Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 22 28 $16,122 $16,970
5-Door Wagon Automatic 22 28 $17,024 $17,920
5-Door Wagon Manual 10 Series 22 28 $18,250 $19,210
5-Door Wagon Automatic 10 Series 22 28 $19,153 $20,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,090
$16,122
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,400
$16,970
Monthly Payment Estimate
$240 / month
$283 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Kia Soul is both soulful and sensible--a distinctive, roomy, fun to drive alternative to staid small sedans or utility vehicles. Call it fashionable or not; the 2013 Scion xB offers box-on-wheels versatility, easy maneuverability, and a strong list of features, all at a very affordable price.
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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
Front Hip Room (in)
53.300 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.300 110.9
Second Leg Room (in)
39.000 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.200 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
52.700 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.200 55.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.600 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.100 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.100 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.500 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
100.400 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.300 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.800 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.500 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
161.600 167.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
63.400 63.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.300 69.9
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)
53.400 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 -
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.000 x 1.000 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)
10.300 x 0.400 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.700 14.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.800 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.600 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.600 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2800 3027
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.200 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
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.700 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.950 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.260-4.560 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.970 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.720 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.610 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
8.200 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.280 1.33
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.830 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Scion xB
Body Style
5 Door Wagon Wagon
Suspension
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
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6
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
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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