Comparison - Jeep Compass Limited 2018 - vs - Kia Soul 2.0L 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
29,095
Updated: 
27 Jan 2018
20,400
Updated: 
19 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.50gals
14.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Billet Metallic Clear Coat
#5B5C61
Blu By You Pearl Coat
#3C4B62
Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat
#660B0A
Granite Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Mojave Sand Clear Coat
#867465
Pitch Black Clear Coat
#232323
White Knuckle Clear Coat
#CCD1CD
Color: 
Clear White
#FFFFFF
Bright Silver
#EBF0F0
Titanium Grey
#C0BFC2
Inferno Red
#FF2F28
Shadow Black
#323234

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Jeep Compass ranked #13 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Jeep Compass has a score of 7.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly infotainment system
Good value for an off-road SUV
Cargo storage is convenient and versatile

Cons
Low predicted reliability rating
Below-average cargo room
Lethargic engine

By: 
usnews.com

Coming off last year's redesign, the 2018 Jeep Compass is unchanged.The newest Compass is more comfortable to drive and can be fitted with Jeep's latest in-car technology features such as the easy-to-operate Uconnect infotainment system.

PROS
Roomy interior for such a small vehicle
Trailhawk version is highly capable off-road

CONS
Hard to find a truly comfortable seat position
Four-cylinder engine's weak power delivery

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Jeep Compass makes some compromises in size and power, but its Trailhawk model hits the crossover-SUV sweet spot.

Pros
Tough Trailhawk model
Clever Cherokee-like shape
Lots of trim choice
Up-to-date infotainment
Comfortable ride quality and good handling

Cons
4-cylinder is overwhelmed here
Cabin feels narrow
Seats need better padding
Mediocre visibility
No adaptive cruise control

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Soul puts style ahead of safety features and turbo power.

Pros
Looks sharp
Good Uvo infotainment
Turbo-4 power
Versatile hatchback body
Still a manual on the order sheet

Cons
Engines can be noisy
6-speed automatic hunts through gears
Mediocre gas mileage
Top safety tech unavailable with turbo

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Soul ranked #1 in Compact Cars. Currently the Kia Soul has a score of 9.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 45 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable, roomy cabin
Considerable cargo space
Upscale interior
Energetic turbocharged engine available
Outstanding warranty and predicted reliability rating

Cons
Sluggish base engine
Below-average gas mileage

By: 
usnews.com

Only a few changes were made to the Soul for 2018. The base Soul’s Convenience package now gets an upgraded UVO3 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus automatic climate control. Midrange Soul Plus models now get the UVO3 system as standard.

Pros
Funkiness on wheels,
powerful and efficient turbo engine,
comfortable cabin.

Cons
Average cargo capacity,
no all-wheel-drive option.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
2.00L
Torque: 
175ft-lbs
at 3 900rpm
150ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
180hp
at 6 400rpm
161hp
at 6 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.60Feet
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Cargo Floor Mats
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.00in
163.00in
Width: 
73.80in
70.90in
Height: 
64.80in
63.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
5.90in
Front Track: 
59.90in
61.40in
Rear Track: 
59.90in
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
103.80in
101.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.20
39.60
Front Hip Room: 
54.10in
53.20in
Front Leg Room: 
41.80in
40.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.70in
55.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
39.50
Rear Hip Room: 
49.20in
49.30in
Rear leg room: 
38.30in
39.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
54.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.70cu.ft
49.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
27.20cu.ft
18.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
31.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3327.00lbs
3163.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Independent Suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB Connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In
17 X 6.5-In
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Polished Alloy Wheels
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Cornering Lights
Brake Drying
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS

Options

Packages: 
MOPAR Graphics Package
Safety And Security Group
Navigation Group
Quick Order Package 27g
Trailer Tow Group
Advanced Safety & Lighting Group
Special Edition (Mysterious Blue) Package
Audio Package
Designer's Package
Primo Lit Package
Exterior Options: 
Compact Spare Tire
19" X 7.5" Polished/Black Pockets Aluminum Wheels
Power Liftgate
Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
Rear Spoiler
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Puddle Lights
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
Interior Options: 
Beats Premium Audio System
EC Mirror Compass And Homelink
Illuminated Scuff Plate
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Tray And Seatback Cover
Cargo Tray
Sport Pedals
Cargo Net
Interior Light Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark Slate Gray, leather
#5F5C5E
Dark Slate Gray/Light Pebble Beige, leather
#8E867D
Dark Slate Gray/Saddle Tan, leather
#9B765D
Color: 
#222222