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Compare 2018 Kia Soul vs 2018 Jeep Renegade

2018 Kia Soul
2018 Jeep Renegade
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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
Altitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Renegade Altitude 4x4 24 31 $23,160 $23,595
Renegade Altitude FWD 24 31 $21,680 $22,095
Renegade Latitude 4x4 24 31 $23,160 $23,595
Renegade Latitude FWD 24 31 $21,680 $22,095
Renegade Limited 4x4 21 29 $26,778 $27,445
Renegade Limited FWD 22 30 $25,298 $25,945
Renegade Sport 4x4 24 31 $20,067 $20,250
Renegade Sport FWD 24 31 $18,583 $18,750
Renegade Trailhawk 4x4 21 29 $26,450 $27,095
Renegade Upland Edition 4x4 21 29 $20,067 $20,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,698
$23,160
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,900
$23,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$382 / month
$393 / 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.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 40.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
163 166.6
Height, Overall (in)
63.5 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.6
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 3 (ft³)
- 18.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 40.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 18.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 50.8
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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)
12 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
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 Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TWL
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P225/55TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TWL
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P225/55TR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3232 3210
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 500
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 184 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA EAM
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.4 L/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6000 160 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.62
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.44
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.36
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 4.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA DE1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 0.98
Eighth 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
6.3 6.8
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
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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