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Kia Soul vs. Kia Forte Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Soul vs. Kia Forte Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,215

Kia Forte SX   
Difference: $205

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212018
ModelSoulForte
TrimTurboSX
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $27,650 $23,800
Metal pedals 100  
Cargo net 70 50
Cargo tray 95 80
Cargo mat 120 95
Floor mats 135 125
Rear bumper protector, clear tape 75  
Premium Tech Package   3,600
Remote start   495
Rear bumper protector   75
Metal pedals 0  
Cargo net 0 42
Cargo tray 0 67
Cargo mat 0 78
Floor mats 0 102
Rear bumper protector, clear tape 0  
Premium Tech Package   3,236
Remote start   410
Rear bumper protector   62
Options (change) 595 4,520
Options (change) 0 3,997
Destination 1,175 895
Total Price $29,420 $29,215

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Soul vs. Kia Forte

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Soul Turbo
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,605
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $26,211
Model Year20212018
ModelSoulForte
TrimTurboSX
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine201hp I4201hp I4
TransmissionS7S7
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)27/32 MPG25/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)640, 10?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18225/40-18
Total Price$29,420$29,215
Adjustments for Features-1,8100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,610$29,215

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Features Comparison: Kia Soul vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20212018
ModelSoulForte
TrimTurboSX
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200$1200
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$600 
Cruise control $150
Heated steering wheel$100 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Forward collision warning$200 
Lane departure warning$200 
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rollover sensor$50 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Climate Control 
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
Rear air vents $100
Engine / Motor 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Exterior 
Deep-tinted rear windows$275 
Rear bumper protector $40
Rear bumper protector, clear tape$25 
Rear spoiler $200
Infotainment 
App support $0
Aux input $50
Bluetooth audio streaming $25
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Traffic information $25
Voice control for external devices $0
Wireless charging station$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150
Boost gauge$75 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
LED headlights$1000 
Speaker lights$100 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Leather seating surfaces $900
Memory system, driver seat $200
Transmission 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Total Value of Features$5,950$4,140
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,810$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-720

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Soul vs. Kia Forte

Model Year20212018
ModelSoulForte
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase102.4 in106.3 in
Length165.2 in171.3 in
Width70.9 in70.1 in
Height63.0 in57.1 in
Curb Weight3,036 lb.3,031 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.3 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.5 in56.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in53.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.1 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.5 in38.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.7 in54.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.8 in35.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
24.2 ft323.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.1 ft356.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Forte SX

Premium Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Upgraded instruments0No
Rear air vents100No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Sunroof900Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25No
HD radio50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested322578%
Total Not Requested92522%

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