Compare 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback vs 2014 Kia Soul

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
2014 Kia Soul
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5-Door Sportback FWD ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sportback FWD ES 24 32 $17,809 $18,595
5-Door Sportback FWD GT 22 29 $21,018 $21,945
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5-Door Wagon Manual Base
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
$17,809
$14,595
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,595
$14,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$248 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.5 101
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
180.4 163
Height, Overall (in)
59.3 63
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 101.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.8 24.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.6 61.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 14.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3043 2714
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 410
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 130 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 118 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.75 3.70
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 - 0.59 3.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.41 4.56
Trans Type
6 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.29
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.97
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Kia Soul
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (Est) 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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