See how a 2017 Kia Soul sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping Near City, USA.


 
  • Kemna Automotive Group Journal
  • Sep 19th 2017 - 87 days ago
  • City, USA
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Compared To Toyota Rav4 Hybrid 2017



For better stopping power the Soul !’s front brake rotors are larger than those on the Rav4 Hybrid:

 

Soul !

Rav4 Hybrid

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.6 inches

The Soul stops much shorter than the Rav4 Hybrid:

 

Soul

Rav4 Hybrid

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

181 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

127 feet

135 feet

Consumer Reports

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

144 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Jeep Renegade 2017



The Soul stops much shorter than the Renegade:

 

Soul

Renegade

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

181 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

126 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Chevrolet Sonic 2017



For better stopping power the Soul’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Sonic:

 

Soul

Soul !

Sonic

Front Rotors

11 inches

12 inches

10.8 inches

Rear Rotors

10.3 inches

10.3 inches

9” drums

The Kia Soul has standard four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Sonic. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes which work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Soul stops much shorter than the Sonic:

 

Soul

Sonic

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

184 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

124 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

140 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2017



For better stopping power the Soul !’s front brake rotors are larger than those on the Outlander Sport:

 

Soul !

Outlander Sport

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.6 inches

The Soul stops much shorter than the Outlander Sport:

 

Soul

Outlander Sport

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

184 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

125 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

143 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Fiat 500X 2017



The Soul stops shorter than the 500X:

 

Soul

500X

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

163 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

123 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

146 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Volkswagen Golf SportWagen 2017



For better stopping power the Soul !’s front brake rotors are larger than those on the Golf SportWagen:

 

Soul !

Golf SportWagen

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.3 inches

The Soul stops shorter than the Golf SportWagen:

 

Soul

Golf SportWagen

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

166 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

117 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Hyundai Tucson 2017



The Soul stops much shorter than the Tucson:

 

Soul

Tucson

 

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

128 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Subaru Forester 2017



The Soul stops much shorter than the Forester:

 

Soul

Forester

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

180 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

122 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

140 feet

Consumer Reports