2010 Kia Soul 2009 Nissan Cube 2009 Scion xB
POWERTRAIN/CHASSIS
Drivetrain layout Front-engine, FWD Front-engine, FWD Front-engine, FWD
Engine type I-4, iron block/alum head I-4, alum block/head I-4, alum block/head
Valvetrain DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl
Displacement 120.5 cu in/1975 cc 109.7 cu in/1798 cc 144.1 cu in/2362 cc
Compression ratio 10.1:1 9.9:1 9.8:1
Power (SAE net) 142 hp @ 6000 rpm 122 hp @ 5200 rpm 158 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 137 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm 127lb-ft @ 4800 rpm 162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Redline 6500 rpm 6400 rpm 6400 rpm
Weight to power 20.2 lb/hp 23.1 lb/hp 19.6 lb/hp
Transmission 5-speed manual Continuously variable auto 4-speed automatic
Axle/final-drive ratios 4.19:1/3.26:1 5.47:1/2.34:1 2.74:1/2.79:1
Suspension, front; rear Struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar; torsion beam, coil springs Struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar; torsion beam, coil springs, anti-roll bar Struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar; torsion beam, coil springs
Steering ratio 15.1:1 18.4:1 16.0:1
Turns lock-to-lock 2.7 3.3 2.9
Brakes, f;r 11.0-in vented disc; 10.3-in disc, ABS 11.0-in vented disc; 11.7-in drum, ABS 10.8-in vented disc; 11.0-in disc, ABS
Wheels 7.0 x 18-in, cast aluminum 6.0 x 16-in, cast aluminum 6.5 x 16-in, cast aluminum
Tires, f;r 225/45R18 91V M+S, Hankook Optimo 195/60R16 87H M+S, Toyo A20 205/55R16 M+S, Goodyear Eagle RSA
DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 100.4 in 99.6 in 102.4 in
Track, f/r 61.8/62.0 in 58.1/58.3 in 60.0/59.8 in
Length x width x height 161.6 x 70.3 x 63.4 in 156.7 x 66.7 x 65.0 in 167.3 x 69.3 x 64.7 in
Turning circle 34.4 ft 33.4 ft 34.8 ft
Curb weight 2875 lb 2821 lb 3091 lb
Weight dist., f/r 60/40% 59/41% 63/37%
Seating capacity 5 5 5
Headroom, f/r 40.2/39.6 in 42.6/40.2 in 40.0/41.2 in
Legroom, f/r 42.1/39.0 in 42.4/35.5 in 40.7/38.0 in
Shoulder room, f/r 55.2/55.1 in 52.2/52.4 in 55.8/54.7 in
Cargo volume 19.3 cu ft 11.4 cu ft 21.7 cu ft
TEST DATA
Acceleration to mph
0-30 2.8 sec 3.4 sec 2.8 sec
0-40 4.3 5.0 4.2
0-50 6.2 3.9 6.2
0-60 8.7 9.3 8.5
0-70 12.2 12.5 11.0
0-80 16.1 16.6 15.1
0-90 21.5 22.4 20
0-100 30.9 32.8 -
Passing, 45-65 mph 5.0 4.9 4.5
Quarter mile 16.7 sec @ 81.3 mph 17.2 sec @ 81.3 mph 16.4 sec @ 82.6 mph
Braking, 60-0 mph 119 ft 125 ft 126 ft
Lateral acceleration 0.83 g (avg) 0.80 g (avg) 0.78 g (avg)
MT figure eight 28.2 sec @ 0.59 g (avg) 28.8 sec @ 0.57 g (avg) 28.5 sec @ 0.57 g (avg)
Top-gear revs @ 60 mph 2600 rpm 1950 rpm 2350 rpm
CONSUMER INFO
Base price $17,645 $13,990 $16,420
Price as tested $17,645 $16,385 $17,944
Stability/traction control Yes/yes Yes/yes Yes/yes
Airbags Dual front, front side, f/r curtain Dual front, front side, f/r curtain Dual front, front side, f/r curtain
Basic warranty 5 yrs/60,000 miles 3 yrs/36,000 miles 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Powertrain warranty 10 yrs/100,000 miles 5 yrs/60,000 miles 5 yrs/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance 5 yrs/60,000 miles 3 yrs/36,000 miles NA
Fuel capacity 12.7 gal 13.2 gal 14.0 gal
EPA city/hwy econ 24/30 mpg 26/30 mpg 22/28 mpg
CO2 emissions 0.74 lb/mile 0.70 lb/mile 0.80 lb/mile
MT fuel economy 22.0 mpg 23.5 mpg 21.2 mpg
Recommended fuel Unleaded Unleaded Regular