2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Front Left Comparison2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Front Left Comparison
2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Rear Right Comparison2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Rear Right Comparison
2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Dashboard Comparison2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Dashboard Comparison
2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Side Comparison2015 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen - Side Comparison

What is the main difference between Soul and Golf SportWagen?

Two Wagons with some similarities, but otherwise different in most aspects such as the starting price, horsepower, fuel economy, ground shadow size, and height. First of all, there is a $6,435 difference in the base MSRP. The 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen has a higher starting price than the 2015 Kia Soul. Also, a bigger engine usually means less mpg. But the 2016 Golf SportWagen has a more powerful engine and it gets 2.5 more mpg than the 2015 Soul. And finally, although the Soul is slightly smaller, it has a taller body than the Golf SportWagen. Among similarities are the body structure and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 1.6 L, Man, FWD
  • 1.6 L, Auto, FWD
  • 1.8 L, Turbo, Man, FWD
  • 1.8 L, Turbo, Auto, FWD
MSRP
MSRP
$15,190
$21,625
Engine
Engine
1.6L Inline-4
1.8L Inline-4 Turbo
Horsepower
Horsepower
130 hp
170 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
-
-
City MPG
City MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
30 MPG
35 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
26 MPG
28 MPG
Width
Width
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Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
70.9 in
70.8 in
Length
Length
163.0 in
179.6 in
Height
Height
63.0 in
58.3 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
101.2 in
103.7 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
80.3 ft2
88.3 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
39.6 in
38.6 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
40.9 in
41.2 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
55.5 in
55.9 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
39.5 in
38.6 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
39.1 in
35.6 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
54.7 in
53.9 in

Costs

2015 Kia Soul

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
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$1,950 - $2,050
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
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Lease Due
Lease Due
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Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
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