Comparison - Kia Soul 2.0L 2018 - vs - MINI Cooper S Paceman ALL4 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
20,400
Updated: 
19 Mar 2018
28,600
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
4
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
3
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.20gals
12.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Clear White
#FFFFFF
Bright Silver
#EBF0F0
Titanium Grey
#C0BFC2
Inferno Red
#FF2F28
Shadow Black
#323234
Color: 
Absolute Black Metallic
#0D0D0D
Blazing Red Metallic
#700A1B
Brilliant Copper Metallic
#441B10
Chili Red
#941211
Cosmic Blue Metallic
#2A406A
Crystal Silver Metallic
#818181
Jungle Green Metallic
#2E4131
Light Coffee
#3E372F
Light White
#DBDAD6
Midnight Gray Metallic
#222122
Starlight Blue Metallic
#072359

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 2018 MINI Cooper ranked #6 in Subcompact Cars. Currently the MINI Cooper has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Distinctive interior styling and premium materials
Sharp handling
Energetic turbo engines

Cons
More expensive than most vehicles this size
Cramped back seat
Small cargo area
Firm ride

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Mini Cooper is an icon made better by nimble handling and infinite customization.

Pros
Expressive style
Sharp handling
Varied body styles, including convertible
Comfortable front seats

Cons
Only seats four in Clubman
Cramped cargo area
Options are confusing and expensive
And paying more doesn’t get more

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.60L
Torque: 
150ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
177ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
161hp
at 6 200rpm
181hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
38.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls
More in Convenience: 
Cooled storage compartment
Automatic temperature control
Speed control
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Garage door transmitter
Front beverage holders
Rear beverage holders
Air conditioning

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
163.00in
162.20in
Width: 
70.90in
70.30in
Height: 
63.50in
59.90in
Ground Clearance: 
5.90in
6.30in
Front Track: 
61.40in
60.00in
Rear Track: 
61.90in
61.00in
Wheel Base: 
101.20in
102.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
39.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.50
37.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
40.40in
Rear leg room: 
39.10in
33.70in
Front Hip Room: 
53.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
52.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.70in
52.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
49.50cu.ft
42.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
16.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3163.00lbs
3208.00lbs

Instruments

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

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
2 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Cloth
Split-folding rear seatback
Leatherette
Sport front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Height adjustable passenger seat

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Independent Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar Stabilizer Bar
Multi-Link
Suspension Info: 
Sport Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Interior air filtration
Cooled storage compartment
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
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
MP3 decoder
6 Speakers
USB connection
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 6.5-In
17 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
205.00millimeters
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
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
no
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
Fully automatic headlights
Outside temperature display
Electronic stability
Knee airbag
Overhead airbag
Occupant sensing airbag

Options

Packages: 
Special Edition (Mysterious Blue) Package
Audio Package
Designer's Package
Primo Lit Package
John Cooper Works Interior Package
Cold Weather Package
Fully Loaded Package
City Pack
John Cooper Works Exterior Package
Premium Package
Loaded Package
Sport Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Spoiler
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Puddle Lights
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
White Bonnet Stripes
Stealth Mode (Badge Delete)
Power Folding Mirrors
19" Y-Spoke Silver Alloy Wheels
18" Anthracite 5-Star Double Spoke Wheels
Adaptive Light Control
Chrome Line Exterior
Black Sport Stripes
Sport Stripes White
Red Sport Stripes
Black Headlight Housings
Black Bonnet Stripes
Xenon Headlights
White Turn-Signal Lights
Door Mirror Caps in Chrome
Moonroof
Auto-Dimming Interior and Exterior Mirrors
Piano Black Exterior
All-Season Tires
18" Turbo Fan Wheels
18" Black 5-Star Double Spoke Jet Black Wheels
18" Twin Spoke Black Burnished Light Alloy Wheels
17" 5-Star Double Spoke Black Light Alloy Wheels
18" Turbo Fan Matte Anthracite Light Alloy Wheels
19" Black Cross Spoke Crusher Wheels
17" 5-Star Triangle Spoke Anthracite Alloy Wheels
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
Comfort Access System
Universal Garage Door Opener
Inlay Color Polar Beige
Inlay Color Pure Red
Chrome Line Interior
Interior Mirror w/Compass
Flat Load Floor
Satellite Radio w/1 Year Subscription
Harman Kardon Premium Sound
Cargo Net
Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror
Anthracite Headliner
MINI Connected w/Navigation Package
MINI Connected Package
Center Armrest
Heated Seats
Technology Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#222222
Color: 
Carbon Black, leatherette
#212121
Gravity Carbon Black, leather
#3E3E3E
Gravity Polar Beige, leather
#C9BEB0
Lounge Carbon Black, leather
#323232
Lounge Championship Red, leather
#070707
Lounge Light Coffee, leather
#463E3A
Parallel Lines Light Tobacco, leather/cloth
#656060
Parallel Lines Pure Red, leather/cloth
#634240