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Compare 2018 Kia Soul vs 2018 Honda HR-V

2018 Kia Soul
2018 Honda HR-V
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! Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul ! Automatic 26 31 $21,698 $22,900
Soul + Automatic 25 30 $19,329 $20,400
Soul Base Automatic 25 30 $17,185 $17,800
Soul Base Manual 24 30 $15,796 $16,200
Select style
EX 2WD CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HR-V EX 2WD CVT 28 34 $21,898 $22,520
HR-V EX 2WD Manual 25 33 $21,122 $21,720
HR-V EX AWD CVT 27 31 $23,254 $23,920
HR-V EX-L Navi 2WD CVT 28 34 $24,437 $25,140
HR-V EX-L Navi AWD CVT 27 31 $25,793 $26,540
HR-V LX 2WD CVT 28 34 $19,911 $20,470
HR-V LX 2WD Manual 25 33 $19,136 $19,670
HR-V LX AWD CVT 27 31 $21,268 $21,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,698
$21,898
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,900
$22,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$382 / month
$375 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Kia Soul puts style ahead of safety features and turbo power. The 2018 Honda HR-V blends great rear-seat flexibility and gas mileage, but it’s slow.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 53.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 39.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
49.3 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101 96.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 102.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
163 169.1
Height, Overall (in)
63.5 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
18.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
49.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 24.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 58.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 24.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 11.1
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 11.5
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)
14.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3232 2933
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6000 141 @ 6500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 127 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 -
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 2.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 2.53 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 5.44
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Honda HR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 5.7
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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