2020 Hyundai Elantra GT vs. 2020 Kia Soul: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Hyundai Elantra GT vs. 2020 Kia Soul Review

New 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT

2020 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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New 2020 Kia Soul

2020 Kia
Soul

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MSRP*
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$20,650 to $24,600
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$17,490 to $27,490
Invoice* $19,825 to $23,538 $17,053 to $26,253
MPG - City 23 - 25 25 - 27
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 31 - 33
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** **** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Soul than the Hyundai Elantra GT, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Elantra GT and the Kia Soul in the front seats.

Convenience
The Kia Soul requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Hyundai Elantra GT, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Hyundai Elantra GT is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Soul. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra GT carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Kia Soul.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Elantra GT is about the same width as the Kia Soul. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Elantra GT, which is slightly longer than the Kia Soul.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra GT does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Kia Soul.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra GT has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Kia Soul, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra GT has a much more powerful engine than the Kia Soul. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra GT and the Kia Soul.

Warranty
The Hyundai Elantra GT comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Soul.