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2022 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2023 Kia Soul Review

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2022 Hyundai
Ioniq Hybrid

MSRP*: $23,600 to $31,600
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2023 Kia
Soul

MSRP*: $19,890 to $24,190
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MPG - City 54 - 58 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy 57 - 60 MPG 33 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 147-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 hp 147 hp
Exterior Length 176.0 in 165.2 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 70.9 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 38.8 in
Head Room Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 38.3 - 39.4 in
Rear 39.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Soul than the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the Kia Soul in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Soul, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Kia Soul, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is a little wider than the Kia Soul, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Kia Soul.

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Kia Soul, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has less horsepower than the Kia Soul, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Soul.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the Kia Soul.