Compare 2018 Kia Soul vs 2018 Honda HR-V

2018 Kia Soul
2018 Honda HR-V
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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
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2WD Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Manual LX 25 33 $19,136 $19,670
2WD CVT LX 28 34 $19,911 $20,470
2WD Manual EX 25 33 $21,122 $21,720
AWD CVT LX 27 31 $21,268 $21,870
2WD CVT EX 28 34 $21,898 $22,520
AWD CVT EX 27 31 $23,254 $23,920
2WD CVT EX-L Navi 28 34 $24,437 $25,140
AWD CVT EX-L Navi 27 31 $25,793 $26,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,796
$19,136
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,200
$19,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$328 / 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 39.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.5
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)
101 100.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
163 -
Height, Overall (in)
63.5 63.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 102.8
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.5
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 11.1
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)
14.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/55VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2884 2888
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6300 141 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
118 @ 4850 127 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.8 L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 3.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.56 4.71
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.36
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Honda HR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.3
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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