Compare 2022 Kia Seltos vs 2023 Kia Soul

2022 Kia Seltos
2023 Kia Soul
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EX IVT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Seltos EX IVT AWD 27 31 $24,983 $25,890
Seltos LX IVT AWD 27 31 $21,800 $22,590
Seltos Nightfall DCT AWD 25 30 $25,853 $26,790
Seltos S IVT AWD 27 31 $23,439 $24,290
Seltos S IVT FWD 29 35 $21,993 $22,790
Seltos SX DCT AWD 25 30 $26,825 $28,090
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EX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul EX IVT 28 33 $23,005 $24,090
Soul GT-Line IVT 28 33 $22,338 $23,390
Soul LX IVT 29 35 $19,098 $19,790
Soul S IVT 29 35 $21,509 $22,290

Pricing

Invoice Price

$24,983
$23,005

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$25,890
$24,090

Monthly Payment Estimate

$432 / month
$402 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.2
6.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2022 Kia Seltos pairs a superlative warranty and a low price to step to the front of Kia’s small-crossover lineup. The 2022 Kia Soul loses more of its urge, but little of its character.

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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

6.1 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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