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Kia Soul vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Soul vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,420

Kia Soul EV   
Difference: $1,495

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,177

Kia Soul EV   
Difference: $2,314

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620162016
ModelSoulSoulGolf / GTI
TrimEVEV+e-Golf SEL Premium
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $33,950 $35,950 $35,595
Base Invoice $31,727 $33,285 $34,171
Floor mats 120 120  
Floor mats 100 100  
Options (change) 120 120 0
Options (change) 100 100 0
Destination 850 850 820
Gas Tax -7,500 -7,500 -7,500
Total Price $27,420 $29,420 $28,915
Total Invoice $25,177 $26,735 $27,491

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Soul vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI e-Golf SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,460
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $255
Model Year201620162016
ModelSoulSoulGolf / GTI
TrimEVEV+e-Golf SEL Premium
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine109hp E109hp E115hp E
TransmissionA1A1A1
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)120/92 MPG120/92 MPG126/105 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/60-16205/60-16205/55-16
Total Price$27,420$29,420$28,915
Adjustments for Features0-2,440-3,395
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,420$26,980$25,520
Cost Above Minimum$440$0$0
Total Invoice$25,177$26,735$27,491
Adjustments for Features0-2,217-3,228
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$25,177$24,518$24,263
Cost Above Minimum$659$0$0

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Features Comparison: Kia Soul vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year201620162016
ModelSoulSoulGolf / GTI
TrimEVEV+e-Golf SEL Premium
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
1-speed automatic$800$800$800
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Remote climate control$25$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Rollover sensor$50$50 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50
Cargo cover $75$75
Cargo net $40 
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100
Apple CarPlay support  $100
Dual-zone climate control  $125
DVD-compatible player  $0
Electrically heated windshield  $250
HD radio  $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
Interior air filter  $0
Ionizing air filtration$50$50 
Media drive, small  $5
Mirrorlink support  $0
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents  $100
SD Card slot  $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Traffic information$25$25 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Exterior 
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275 
Rear spoiler  $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150$150
Compass  $0
Digital instruments$0$0 
Fog lights $125 
Interior ambient lighting  $150
LED headlights  $1000
Power-folding mirrors $50 
Powertrain 
24 kWh battery pack  $0
27 kWh battery pack$0$0 
6.6 kW onboard charger$500$500 
7.2 kW onboard charger  $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row  $50
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300 
Heated second row seats $200 
Leather seating surfaces $900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Power recliner, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Upholstered instrument cluster hood $50 
Total Value of Features$1,925$4,365$5,320
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,440$3,395
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,217-3,228

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Soul vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20162016
ModelSoulGolf / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase101.2 in103.8 in
Length163.0 in167.5 in
Width70.9 in70.8 in
Height63.0 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,289 lb.3,391 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.6 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.5 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.5 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.7 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room49.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.1 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
24.2 ft322.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft352.7 ft3

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