Compare 2010 Dodge Caliber vs 2010 Kia Soul

2010 Dodge Caliber
2010 Kia Soul
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4-Door HB Express
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Caliber 4-Door HB Express 23 31 $16,484 $16,880
Caliber 4-Door HB Heat 23 31 $17,520 $17,995
Caliber 4-Door HB Mainstreet 23 27 $17,581 $18,060
Caliber 4-Door HB Rush 23 29 $19,380 $19,995
Caliber 4-Door HB Uptown 23 29 $19,380 $19,995
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5-Door Wgn Automatic !
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul 5-Door Wgn Automatic ! 24 30 $17,300 $18,195
Soul 5-Door Wgn Automatic + 24 30 $15,550 $16,195
Soul 5-Door Wgn Automatic Sport 24 30 $17,300 $18,195
Soul 5-Door Wgn Manual 26 31 $13,040 $13,300
Soul 5-Door Wgn Manual ! 24 30 $16,350 $17,195
Soul 5-Door Wgn Manual + 24 30 $14,590 $15,195
Soul 5-Door Wgn Manual Sport 24 30 $16,350 $17,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,484
$17,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,880
$18,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$281 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Dodge Caliber has room to spare for adults-but it's short on refinement, value, and safety equipment. Fun, fun, fun: Kia tries a little Soul on for size, and it fits.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.2 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 39
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
49.6 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.2 102
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 100.4
Liftover Height (in)
27.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.8 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.7 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.8 161.6
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 63.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 62.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
18.4 -
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)
- 19.3
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 0.85 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 1.0 11.0 x - TBD -
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 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.6 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.6 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-and-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P225/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
TPB - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P225/45R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TPB - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 2820
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 18 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 18 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 6.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
141 @ 5000 137 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
ECN - TBD -
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
158 @ 6400 142 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 4.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.77 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16 1.55
Trans Order Code
DD7 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback 5dr Wgn
Vehicle Name
Dodge Caliber 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
Independent Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7.2

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