The Kia Soul has a better reliability record than the Elantra.
But how are the cars in 3 or 4 years?
Be careful of the wind and road noise in the Kia Soul and Elantra.
Look at a Toyota Corolla better reliability than the soul and Elantra and the Toyota will be worth more on trade.
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