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What is Better Kia Soul or Nissan Cube?

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16 reasons to buy Kia Soul

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.3 vs 10.7 38% or 6.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 83.6 mm 1% or 0.90000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

126 bhp vs 110 bhp

94 kw. vs 81 kw.

13% or 16 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 260 nM vs 153 nM 41% or 107 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.9 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 113 mph vs 109 mph 4 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 94 g/mile 11% or 9 g/mile
Safety
More adult passengers protection 87% vs 83% 4
More safety of children passengers 86% vs 64% 22
More active vehicle safety 86% vs 84% 2
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1780 kg vs 1700 kg 4% or 80 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 550 kg vs 510 kg 7% or 40 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1300 kg vs 1000 kg 23% or 300 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 62150 miles 38% or 37291 miles
More standard warranty - Years 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Overall efficiency rating
More ranking 5 vs 4 1

9 reasons to buy Nissan Cube

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 78 mm vs 77.2 mm 1% or 0.8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 42.83 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 27% or 11.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 50.43 mpg vs 61.46 mpg 22% or 11.03 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 34.01 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 34% or 11.55 mpg
Safety
More pedestrians safety 56% vs 39% 17
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 52 liters vs 48 liters 8% or 4 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 510 kg vs 435 kg 15% or 75 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 1345 kg 13% or 155 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.2 meters vs 10.5 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Kia Soul vs. Nissan Cube

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1582 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 1% or 16 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4105 mm vs 3980 mm 3% or 125 mm shorter
Width 1785 mm vs 1695 mm 5% or 90 mm wider
Height 1610 mm vs 1680 mm 4% or 70 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2550 mm vs 2530 mm 1% or 20 mm more
Front tires size 205/55 R16 vs 195/55 R16
Rear tires size 205/55 R16 vs 195/55 R16
Spare wheel ORARY spare wheel vs Compact
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)