Compare 2010 Kia Soul vs 2010 Scion xB

2010 Kia Soul
2010 Scion xB
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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
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5-Door Wgn Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic 22 28 $15,960 $16,800
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic Release Series 7.0 22 28 $18,300 $19,270
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual 22 28 $15,057 $15,850
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual Release Series 7.0 22 28 $17,398 $18,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,300
$15,960
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,195
$16,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$280 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Fun, fun, fun: Kia tries a little Soul on for size, and it fits. The 2010 Scion xB has a lot of space, polarizing looks, and lots of safety features. It provides good value for those on a budget, trendy or not.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102 100.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 40.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
161.6 167.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
63.4 64.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
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 - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 21.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
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 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 14.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-and-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.81 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R18 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45R18 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2820 3086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.4 6.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
137 @ 4600 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
2.0L/120 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
142 @ 6000 158 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.20
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.37 2.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.94
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.48 3.15
Summary
Body Style
5dr Wgn 4 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Scion xB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7.2 7

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