In comparing the 2022 Kia Soul's and the 2022 Toyota Corolla's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Kia Soul has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The 2022 Toyota Corolla has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Kia Soul's and the 2022 Toyota Corolla's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2022 Kia Soul vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Pricing
A used 2022 Kia Soul ranges from $16,395 to $24,998 while a used 2022 Toyota Corolla is priced between $19,000 to $27,096. For a new model, the 2022 Kia Soul's price is between $17,899 and $25,650, with the 2022 Toyota Corolla priced between $21,083 and $28,069.
2022 Kia Soul vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Kia Soul loses 35.9 percent of its value and the 2022 Toyota Corolla loses 32.8 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Toyota Corolla retains 3.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Kia Soul.
2022 Kia Soul vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Kia Soul is 8.1 out of 10 while the Toyota Corolla's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Kia Soul being ranked 2 out of 5 Best Wagons and the Toyota Corolla being ranked 4 out of 26 Best Compact Cars.
2022 Kia Soul vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Kia Soul is 7.6 out of 10. For the Toyota Corolla the reliability rating is 8.7 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Corolla an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Soul.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Kia Soul’s base engine makes 147 horsepower, and the 2022 Toyota Corolla base engine makes 139 horsepower. The Soul is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 472 miles. The Corolla is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 502 miles. This gives the 2022 Toyota Corolla the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 Kia Soul. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2022 Kia Soul, a subcompact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2022 Toyota Corolla, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2022 Toyota Corolla has higher safety ratings than the 2022 Kia Soul, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.14 out of 5 Stars.