Kia Soul Connect (2015)
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Kia Soul Connect (2015) review: 38 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
8.5l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
84% have it

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.8l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

4. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
161Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

5. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.57m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

6. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
354l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

7. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.8l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

8. greater cargo volume (seats down)

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
994l
Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014): 3200l

9. shorter length

4.14m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

10. higher Euro NCAP rating

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.
5
Ford Fiesta ST (2014): 6

11. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
54l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

12. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
82% have it

13. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
17% have it

14. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
72% have it

15. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
5.3m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m

16. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
75% have it

17. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
158g/km
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014): 0g/km

18. weight

1.29t
Opel Ampera Positiv (2014): 1.69kg

19. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
160000km
Hyundai Veloster (2014): 160934km

20. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
60% have it

21. greater maximum trailer weight

The maximum weight of a trailer that can be towed by the vehicle.
1.3t
Opel Insignia 5-Door Hatchback: 1.8t

22. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
130hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

23. width

1.8m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

24. height

1.59m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

25. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Kia Soul Connect (2015)
81% have it

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