2020 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2020 Kia Soul

2020 Kia
Soul

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New 2020 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2020 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$17,490 to $27,490
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$20,290 to $24,340
Invoice* $17,053 to $26,253 $18,786 to $22,537
MPG - City 25 - 27 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 37 - 41
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Soul than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Kia Soul and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback in the front seats.

Convenience
The Toyota Corolla Hatchback requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Kia Soul, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Soul will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Kia Soul is much higher than that for the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Dimensions
The Kia Soul is about the same width as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. The Kia Soul is slightly shorter than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Kia Soul doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Handling
The Kia Soul has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Kia Soul has less horsepower than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Soul and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Soul than that of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.