Kia Soul v Skoda Roomster - specifications

 Kia Soul Burner CRDiSkoda Roomster Scout TDI
On the road price/total as tested£14,995/£14,995£14,125/£16,070
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)N/A/N/A£5,071/35.9%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£540/£1,080£509/£1,017
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,152/£1,919£1,443/£2,389
Insurance group/quote18/N/A14/£281
Road tax band/annual costC/£120C/£120
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£127/£176/£183£140/£178/£140
Length/wheelbase4,105/2,550mm4,205/2,617mm
Height/width1,610/1,785mm1,607/1,436mm
Engine4cyl/1,582cc4cyl/1,896cc
Peak power 126/4,000 bhp/rpm105/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 260/1,900 Nm/rpm240/1,800 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel48 litres/sp. saver55 litres/full size
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 340/800 litres450/1,555 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,345/435/1,300kg1,255/515/1,200kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.5 metres/N/A10.5 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty/recovery5yrs (unltd)/1yr Kia3yrs (60k)/3yrs RAC
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles/14010,000/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.14th/8th2nd/2nd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/A5/4/2/88
0-60/30-70mph10.8/10.9 secs11.5/12.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.6/7.6 secs4.7/6.6 secs
50-70mph in 5th 12.3 secs10.5 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 113mph/2,400rpm113mph/2,600rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.3/37.3/9.6m50.8/37.6/9.5m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/46/60/69dB67/47/64/70dB
Auto Express economy/range47.8mpg/505 miles38.4mpg/465miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 44.8/61.4/54.3mpg42.2/61.4/53.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket158/137g/km/18%197/139g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yesFour/yes/£240
Air-con/leather/alloy wheelsYes/no/yesYes/no/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/noNo/yes/£155
Met paint/xenon lights/roof railsYes/no/yes£400/no/yes
Sat-nav/auxiliary input/BluetoothNo/yes/no£978/yes/£240

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