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Selected Style 4-Door HB FWD w/1SA
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB FWD w/1SA 26 32 $15,375 $16,100
4-Door HB FWD w/1SB 21 28 $16,659 $17,445
4-Door HB AWD 20 26 $19,362 $20,275
4-Door HB FWD GT 21 28 $19,935 $20,875
5-Door Wagon Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 26 31 $13,040 $13,300
5-Door Wagon Manual + 24 30 $14,590 $15,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic + 24 30 $15,550 $16,195
5-Door Wagon Manual ! 24 30 $16,350 $17,195
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport 24 30 $16,350 $17,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic ! 24 30 $17,300 $18,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport 24 30 $17,300 $18,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,375
$13,040
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,100
$13,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$222 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC’s Bottom Line Fun, fun, fun: Kia tries a little Soul on for size, and it fits.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 39
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 40.2
Second Hip Room (in) 43.7 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.4 102
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 100.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 171.1 161.6
Height, Overall (in) 61.0 63.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 49.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 20.1 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 53.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 23.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.19 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.82 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 12.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-and-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QGF - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QGF - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2856 2560
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 5.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System DOHC MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4400 115 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LAY - TBD -
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 6000 122 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.96
Trans Order Code MM5 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.61
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 5dr Wgn
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Kia Soul
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.7 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 6.7
 
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