Volkswagen Golf vs. Kia Soul EV

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$21,895 - $25,495
$33,950

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
147 - 168 hp
109 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L TSI DOHC 16V 4
1.4L TSI DOHC 16V 4
109HP AC Electric Motor

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.6 in.
36 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.6 in.
39.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/65HR15 - P205/55HR16
P205/60HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.5 in.
101.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.8 ft.
35 ft.

Length

Length
179.6 - 179.8 in.
163 in.

Width

Width
70.8 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3053 - 3325 lbs.
3289 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
147 - 168 hp
109 hp

Torque

Torque
184 - 199 ft. lbs.
210 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 - 14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 - 33 mpg
109 mpg

City

City
22 - 29 mpg
124 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 - 37 mpg
93 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
Kia Soul EV

Body Style

Body Style
4MOTION - Wagon
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon
Small Station Wagon

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
94.3 ft³.
97.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3053 - 3325 lbs.
3289 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Electric

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD, Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39, 3.87, 3.94, 4.38
8.21

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 - P205/55HR16
P205/60HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 - P205/55HR16
P205/60HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 6 - 16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6 - 16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft.
35 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in.
11.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in.
11.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
40.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
55.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.6 in.
39.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.6 in.
36 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in.
54.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.5 in.
101.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
179.6 - 179.8 in.
163 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.8 in.
70.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.3 in.
63 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61 in.
62 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.9 in.
62.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.4 - 5.5 in.
5.9 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Golf
Soul EV

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Wagon
Hatchback