Compare 2021 Kia Seltos vs 2022 Kia Soul

2021 Kia Seltos
2022 Kia Soul
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EX IVT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Seltos EX IVT AWD 27 31 $24,502 $25,390
Seltos LX IVT AWD 27 31 $21,221 $21,990
Seltos S DCT AWD 25 30 $24,695 $25,590
Seltos S IVT AWD 27 31 $22,765 $23,590
Seltos S IVT FWD 29 34 $21,221 $21,990
Seltos SX DCT AWD 25 30 $26,731 $27,990
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EX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul EX IVT 28 33 $22,529 $23,590
Soul GT-Line IVT 28 33 $21,668 $22,690
Soul LX IVT 29 35 $18,614 $19,290
Soul S IVT 29 35 $20,835 $21,590
Soul Turbo DCT 27 32 $26,634 $27,890
Soul X-Line IVT 28 33 $21,895 $22,690
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,502
$22,529
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,390
$23,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$423 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Kia Seltos combines the practicality of the hatchback Soul in a larger package with the automaker’s low price and superlative warranty. The 2022 Kia Soul hatchback boasts substance and style in the same sleek package.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small Station Wagons
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 -
Second Hip Room (in)
52.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 39.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
172 165.2
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 63
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 102.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 24.2
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 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
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3087 2844
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 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
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
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
146 @ 6200 147 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 2.68 - 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.05 5.71
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 2.82
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Seltos Kia Soul
Body Style
Sport Utility Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 5.9
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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2021 Kia Seltos
  • 2022 Kia Seltos arriving; 2021s sold out
  • Lease: From $199 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
2022 Kia Soul
  • 2022 Kia Soul available with limited availability
  • Lease: $219 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for 48 months
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