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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Manual S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual S 25 30 $16,475 $16,900
5-Door Wagon CVT S 27 31 $17,446 $17,900
5-Door Wagon CVT SL 27 31 $18,515 $19,000
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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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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan Cube is a boxy fashion statement that puts an emphasis on style, but at the expense of some practicality. 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
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 40.2 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 48.8 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 42.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 47.6 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.7 101
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 156.7 163
Height, Overall (in) 65 63
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.6 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 70.9
Liftover Height (in) 28.6 -
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 62
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 58.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 11.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 39.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 11.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 9.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 24.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 61.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.7 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/60HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2789 2714
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 410
Engine
Displacement 1.8 L/108 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 122 @ 5200 130 @ 6300
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4800 118 @ 4850
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.93 4.56
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.29
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 1.96
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.62
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan cube Kia Soul
Body Style Wagon Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front 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 -
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