Compare 2010 Pontiac Vibe vs 2010 Kia Soul

2010 Pontiac Vibe
2010 Kia Soul
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4-Door HB FWD w/1SA
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
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5-Door Wagon Manual
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Fun, fun, fun: Kia tries a little Soul on for size, and it fits.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Passenger Car Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.1
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
61.0 63.4
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
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
20.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
49.4 -
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 34.4
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QGF - TBD -
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2856 2560
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 6000 122 @ 6300
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 31
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Compact Car 5dr Wgn
Vehicle Name
Pontiac Vibe Kia Soul
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
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 -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8 6.7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 6.7

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