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


 
  • Son's Automotive Group Journal
  • Jul 24th 2017 - 21 days ago
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Compared To Jeep Compass 2017



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

 

Soul !

Compass

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.5 inches

The Kia Soul has standard four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Rear drums are standard on the Compass. 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 Compass:

 

Soul

Compass

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

195 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

127 feet

145 feet

Consumer Reports

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

170 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Fiat 500 2017



For better stopping power the Soul’s brake rotors are larger than those on the 500:

 

Soul

Soul !

500

500 Abarth

Front Rotors

11 inches

12 inches

10.1 inches

11.1 inches

Rear Rotors

10.3 inches

10.3 inches

9.4 inches

9.4 inches

The Soul stops much shorter than the 500:

 

Soul

500

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

195 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

131 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Mazda CX-5 2016



For better stopping power the Soul !’s front brake rotors are larger than those on the CX-5:

 

Soul !

CX-5

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.7 inches

The Soul stops much shorter than the CX-5:

 

Soul

CX-5

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

181 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

125 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To MINI Cooper Countryman 2016



The Soul stops shorter than the Cooper Countryman:

 

Soul

Cooper Countryman

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

164 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

127 feet

135 feet

Consumer Reports

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Hyundai Accent 2016



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

 

Soul

Soul !

Accent

Front Rotors

11 inches

12 inches

10.1 inches

The Kia Soul has standard four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Rear drums are standard on the Accent. 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 Accent:

 

Soul

Accent

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

174 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

129 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

147 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Jeep Patriot 2017



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

 

Soul !

Patriot

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.5 inches

The Kia Soul has standard four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Rear drums are standard on the Patriot. 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 Patriot:

 

Soul

Patriot

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

188 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

137 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

168 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Smart ForTwo 2017



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

 

Soul

Soul !

ForTwo

Front Rotors

11 inches

12 inches

10.2 inches

Rear Rotors

10.3 inches

10.3 inches

8” 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 ForTwo. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes which work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Soul stops shorter than the ForTwo:

 

Soul

ForTwo

 

60 to 0 MPH

127 feet

132 feet

Consumer Reports

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

140 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Subaru Crosstrek 2017



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

 

Soul !

Crosstrek

Front Rotors

12 inches

11.6 inches

The Soul stops much shorter than the Crosstrek:

 

Soul

Crosstrek

 

70 to 0 MPH

162 feet

186 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

114 feet

125 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

135 feet

148 feet

Consumer Reports