Compare 2019 Hyundai Veloster vs 2020 Kia Soul

2019 Hyundai Veloster
2020 Kia Soul
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2.0 Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Veloster 2.0 Automatic 27 34 $18,842 $19,500
Veloster 2.0 Manual 25 33 $17,897 $18,500
Veloster 2.0 Premium Automatic 27 34 $21,799 $22,750
Veloster N Manual N/A N/A $25,969 $26,900
Veloster Turbo DCT 28 34 $24,163 $25,400
Veloster Turbo R-Spec Manual 26 33 $21,826 $22,900
Veloster Turbo Ultimate DCT 28 34 $26,734 $28,150
Veloster Turbo Ultimate Manual 26 33 $25,332 $26,650
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EX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul EX IVT 27 33 $21,669 $22,690
Soul GT-Line IVT 27 33 $19,377 $20,290
Soul GT-Line Turbo DCT 27 32 $26,253 $27,490
Soul LX IVT 27 33 $18,326 $18,990
Soul LX Manual 25 31 $17,053 $17,490
Soul S IVT 27 33 $19,580 $20,290
Soul X-Line IVT 27 33 $20,738 $21,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,842
$21,669
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,500
$22,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$378 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo spends all its second-generation capital on feel-good features–and it works. The 2020 Kia Soul compact hatchback is proof of life among small, inexpensive cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.1 38.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.9 -
Second Hip Room (in)
46.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 39.5
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
166.9 165.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 63
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
19.9 24.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
44.5 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 10.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P215/55HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2899 2844
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 147 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 33
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 2.68 - 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.94 5.71
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.73 -
Trans Order Code
A6GF12 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Veloster Kia Soul
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 5.9

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