Compare 2018 Kia Soul vs 2018 Jeep Renegade

2018 Kia Soul
2018 Jeep Renegade
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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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FWD Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Sport 24 31 $18,583 $18,750
4x4 Sport 24 31 $20,067 $20,250
4x4 Upland Edition 21 29 $20,067 $20,250
FWD Altitude 24 31 $21,680 $22,095
FWD Latitude 24 31 $21,680 $22,095
4x4 Altitude 24 31 $23,160 $23,595
4x4 Latitude 24 31 $23,160 $23,595
FWD Limited 22 30 $25,298 $25,945
4x4 Trailhawk 21 29 $26,450 $27,095
4x4 Limited 21 29 $26,778 $27,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,796
$18,583
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,200
$18,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$313 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
5.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Kia Soul puts style ahead of safety features and turbo power. The 2018 Jeep Renegade mounts a spirited defense of its brand bona fides, but delivers a less convincing impression of a great economy car.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101 100.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 53.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 41.1
Second Hip Room (in)
49.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 40.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
63.5 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
163 -
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
49.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
18.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 18.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 50.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 18.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 40.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 11
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)
11 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.2 12.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/65TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TM9
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/65TR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TM9
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2884 3056
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
118 @ 4850 184 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA EAM
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.4 L/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6300 160 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 4.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.56 4.44
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 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.70 4.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA DE1
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.62
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Jeep Renegade
Body Style
Hatchback Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.8
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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2018 Kia Soul
  • 2019s arriving; 2018s sold out
  • Incentives: Up to $2,000 cash
  • Finance: From 0% for 60 months
  • Lease: From $209 per month
2018 Jeep Renegade
  • 2018 Renegade selection looking good
  • Factory rebate up to $3,250
  • Lease from $229 for 39 months
  • Get 0% APR for 36 months + up to $2,000
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