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