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2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
No Data Available
2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
MSRP
$22,690
Invoice
$21,669
Average Price Paid
$22,009
1,946 listings nationwide

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2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
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2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,275
37 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,648
29 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
Rob Feeman Review:

Chrysler says it decided to extend production of the PT Cruiser into 2...

The Good: Fans of the uniquely designed PT Cruiser can rejoice, as Chrysler exte...

The Bad: Chrysler streamlined the PT Cruiser lineup to a single trim for 2010, ...

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Buying a car blends pragmatic and emotional factors. You know you need a car to do certain things, but you also have preferences about how your car looks and perhaps how its brand's im...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 10
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
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louisianalady43 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Wagon FWDReview:

Fun To Drive — Sporty and stylish vehicle. Lots of extra features that are for safety and comfort. Ease of handlin...

GuruB79LG writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 Kia Soul Shadow Dragon Special Edition worse.
"its epic what can i say"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Kia Soul Shadow Dragon Special Edition worse.
"it suck please i want to slay it if you own this go die and fester slowly"
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Tom writes:
Power Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"I believe it is the size of the engine"
Handling Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"The front suspension was designed by the same person that designed the PTs, having owned the PT first the HHR is by far better"
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"I have had My HHR lowered 2s with softer rubber tires and as one person said it corners like it was on tracks, I could not find anyone who could lower ny PTs"
Front Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"its more like a race car seat holds you in the seat in hard conering"
Back Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD worse.
"The HHR Panel has no back seats, which is thew main reason I purchased it, if the PT had a panel I would give it a try"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"the HHR is designed to haul stuff, the PT is not"
Family Car Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD worse.
"the PT has a back seat, the HHR Panel does not "
Value Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"comes stock with so much more features"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"Actually I own a 2010 HHR Panel but if GM decides to bring them back I would buy it"
2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
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GuruQ7XFM writes:
Well designed interior. Over done exterior in contrast to prior iterations. Still maintains virtues of efficie...
Back Seats Ranked 2011 Kia Soul Base worse.
"Highly subjective! No significant difference!!"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Kia Soul Base worse.
"Safety features- including hands free, blind spot monitor."
GuruS1GK2 writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks better.
"I still think the Kia is boxy looking. The Kick looks sportier. "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks worse.
"We ended up buying the Kia Soul. Overall the warranty and drive over rode the better looks of the Kick. Ask me in a year."

Specs

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 14.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
150 hp @ 5,100 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
165 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.98 in
3.19 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.6 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 21.6 cu ft 24.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,179 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.9 in 165.2 in
Width 67.1 in 70.9 in
Height 63 in 63 in
Wheelbase 103 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cherry Black
  • Gravity Gray/Gold Roof
  • Gravity Grey
  • Inferno Red
  • Neptune Blue
  • Platinum Gold
  • Platinum Gold/White Roof
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Solar Yellow
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Undercover Green

Option Packages

  • Ex Designer Collection Package

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