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What is Better Kia Soul or Nissan Micra?

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18 reasons to buy Kia Soul

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 80 bhp

94 kw. vs 59 kw.

37% or 46 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 260 nM vs 110 nM 58% or 150 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.9 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 113 mph vs 106 mph 7 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 54.25 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 4% or 2.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 61.46 mpg vs 65.74 mpg 7% or 4.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 45.56 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 2% or 0.71 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 340 liters vs 265 liters 22% or 75 liters
More maximum trunk space 671 liters vs 605 liters 10% or 66 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 48 liters vs 41 liters 15% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1780 kg vs 1425 kg 20% or 355 kg
More maximum roof load 70 kg vs 45 kg 36% or 25 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
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

6 reasons to buy Nissan Micra

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.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 71 g/mile vs 85 g/mile 20% or 14 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 515 kg vs 435 kg 16% or 80 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 10 years 17% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 910 kg vs 1345 kg 48% or 435 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.3 meters vs 10.5 meters 13% or 1.2 meters

Neutral reasons Kia Soul vs. Nissan Micra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1582 cm3 vs 1198 cm3 24% or 384 cm3 more
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 3780 mm 8% or 325 mm shorter
Width 1785 mm vs 1675 mm 6% or 110 mm wider
Height 1610 mm vs 1525 mm 5% or 85 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2550 mm vs 2450 mm 4% or 100 mm more
Front tires size 205/55 R16 vs 175/60 R15
Rear tires size 205/55 R16 vs 175/60 R15
Spare wheel ORARY spare wheel vs Compact
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)