The Fiat 500L Living burns up 2.2 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Kia Soul II 1.6 GDI 132HP manual. The difference at the level of 2.2 l will be quite significant in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it would allow you to make a considerable reduction of costs.
Due to 96 percent more torque, the engine of the Fiat 500L Living does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Kia. This, in turn, have a positive impact on a car's acceleration.
The fuel economy while driving inside city is distinctly to the Fiat's advantage. This automobile burns 35 percent less oil in the urban cycle in comparison to the Kia Soul II. Better fuel consumption equals an increase in cruising range.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference that amounts to 0.3 s indicates that the Kia Soul II is the worst car of these two presented. In the „minivan segment, being represented by the Kia, the medium acceleration to 100km/h is 11.7 s and is by 6 percent lower than this of Kia vehicle.
The top velocity of the Fiat 500L Living 1.6 MultiJet II 120HP manual is greater compared with of the Kia Soul II 1.6 GDI 132HP manual by 4 kilometers/hour, which allows the Fiat to cover faster large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 4 km/h is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a huge difference stems from the fact that both vehicles are equipped with various engines. The Fiat 500L is equipped with the diesel engine and the Kia Soul II 1.6 GDI 132HP manual is equipped with the petrol engine. Taking into account different types of engines, comparing this characteristic has no sense.
Fiat 500L has 1 percent longer wheelbase than the Kia Soul II. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Fiat has 1 percent greater cubic capacity in relation to the Kia Soul II. As the difference is little, the Fiat 500L Living 1.6 MultiJet II 120HP manual should accelerate a bit faster, assuming that other paramerters are equal.
The Fiat is 5 percent longer in relation to the Kia Soul II 1.6 GDI 132HP manual. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and also have plenty of trunk space. While the Fiat 500L Living seems to be better pick for families or those who love the idea of comfortable driving, the Kia Soul II may appeal to the young because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Fiat, which is by 5 percent higher than the Kia Soul II, would be better option for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.