Compare 2020 Kia Soul vs 2020 Nissan Kicks

2020 Kia Soul
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EX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul EX IVT 27 33 $21,669 $22,690
Soul GT-Line IVT 27 33 $19,377 $20,290
Soul GT-Line Turbo DCT 27 32 $26,253 $27,490
Soul LX IVT 27 33 $18,326 $18,990
Soul LX Manual 25 31 $17,053 $17,490
Soul S IVT 27 33 $19,580 $20,290
Soul X-Line IVT 27 33 $20,738 $21,490
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kicks S FWD 31 36 $18,383 $19,070
Kicks SR FWD 31 36 $20,546 $21,320
Kicks SV FWD 31 36 $19,951 $20,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,669
$18,383
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,690
$19,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$378 / month
$318 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Kia Soul compact hatchback is proof of life among small, inexpensive cars. The 2020 Nissan Kicks is a quirky and cute crossover that’s inexpensive, but some of the details just feel cheap.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 53
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 33.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 43.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 93.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 50.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 49.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
165.2 169.1
Height, Overall (in)
63 62.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 103.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62 59.8
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 25.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 57
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 25.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 53.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 32.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.3 10.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2844 2691
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 120
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 114 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 122 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 36
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 4.01 - 0.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.71 3.93
Trans Type
1 1
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Soul Nissan Kicks
Body Style
Hatchback Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 5.4
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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2020 Kia Soul
  • 2021 Souls arriving; 2020 sold out
  • Incentives: $1,500 cash
  • Finance: 0.0% for 66 months
  • Lease: From $179 per month
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2020 Nissan Kicks
  • 2020 Nissan Kicks is a good value
  • Rebates: $2,000 cash back
  • Financing: From 0% APR for 72 months + $500
  • Leasing: From $285 per month for 36 months
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