Comparison - Kia Soul 2.0L 2018 - vs - Lincoln MKZ Reserve II 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
20,400
Updated: 
19 Mar 2018
$
46,995
Updated: 
11 Oct 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.20gals
16.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Clear White
#FFFFFF
Bright Silver
#EBF0F0
Titanium Grey
#C0BFC2
Inferno Red
#FF2F28
Shadow Black
#323234
Color: 
Iced Mocha Metallic
#A5A7A8
Magnetic Grey Metallic
#949495
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8E1C26
Ignot Silver Metallic
#CCD2D2
Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
#D0CABA
Infinite Black Metallic
#000000
Crystal Copper Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#FAFAFA
Rhapsody Blue
#001639
Blue Diamond Metallic
#512928
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#F7FCFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2019 MKZ packs plenty of standard features, so there's a certain amount of value to be had here considering rival cars are typically more expensive.Expanded standard feature availability.Turbocharged V6 engine now only available on the top Reserve II trim.

Pros
Comes well-equipped with many standard features
Hybrid model available at no extra charge
Impressively quick acceleration with turbocharged V6 engine option

Cons
Underwhelming interior quality
Short on interior space given its exterior size
Slower-than-average acceleration with the base engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lincoln MKZ ranked #14 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lincoln MKZ has a score of 7.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 34 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable ride
Above-average trunk space
Lower price than many rivals

Cons
Some disappointing interior materials
Below-average cabin space
Not as sporty as rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
150ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
275ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
161hp
at 6 200rpm
245hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
38.00Feet

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: 
no
yes
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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
163.00in
193.90in
Width: 
70.90in
73.40in
Height: 
63.50in
58.10in
Ground Clearance: 
5.90in
Front Track: 
61.40in
Rear Track: 
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
101.20in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
37.90
Rear Head Room: 
39.50
36.60
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
44.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.10in
37.00in
Front Hip Room: 
53.20in
55.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
57.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.30in
53.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.70in
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
49.50cu.ft
15.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
15.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3163.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Leather
Massaging
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Independent Suspension
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension, Front and rear stabilizer bar,

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Revel Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 6.5-In
19 In.
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Null Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Special Edition (Mysterious Blue) Package
Audio Package
Designer's Package
Primo Lit Package
Reserve II Equipment Group 300A
Reserve Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Spoiler
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Puddle Lights
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
Front License Plate Bracket
Interior Options: 
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
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#222222
Color: 
Terracotta/Ebony
#FFFFFF
Ebony
#3D3D3D
Cappuccino
#B0A69C