Compare 2018 Jeep Renegade vs 2018 Kia Soul

2018 Jeep Renegade
2018 Kia Soul
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FWD Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Sport 24 31 $18,583 $18,750
4x4 Sport 24 31 $20,067 $20,250
4x4 Upland Edition 21 29 $20,067 $20,250
FWD Altitude 24 31 $21,680 $22,095
FWD Latitude 24 31 $21,680 $22,095
4x4 Altitude 24 31 $23,160 $23,595
4x4 Latitude 24 31 $23,160 $23,595
FWD Limited 22 30 $25,298 $25,945
4x4 Trailhawk 21 29 $26,450 $27,095
4x4 Limited 21 29 $26,778 $27,445
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Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual Base 24 30 $15,796 $16,200
Automatic Base 25 30 $17,185 $17,800
Automatic + 25 30 $19,329 $20,400
Automatic ! 26 31 $21,698 $22,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,583
$15,796
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,750
$16,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$313 / month
$270 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.5
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Jeep Renegade mounts a spirited defense of its brand bona fides, but delivers a less convincing impression of a great economy car. The 2018 Kia Soul puts style ahead of safety features and turbo power.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 101
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
29.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 5.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 101.2
Height, Overall (in)
66.5 63.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 70.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 163
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.5 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
40.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 18.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 49.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 14.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/65TR16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
TM9 NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65TR16 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TM9 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3056 2884
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Engine
Engine Order Code
EAM NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5500 130 @ 6300
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500 118 @ 4850
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.56
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.29
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.00 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.96
Trans Order Code
DE1 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.62
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Renegade Kia Soul
Body Style
Sport Utility Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.5
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
Rollover Rating
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2018 Jeep Renegade
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2018 Kia Soul
  • 2019s arriving; 2018s sold out
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  • Lease: From $209 per month

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