2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda Fit

2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda Fit comparison image

Drivers who want to optimize their interior space while still keeping a small-car footprint and lost costs may be interested in a practical hatchback style vehicle. However, sometimes practicality and fun are at odds. In this 2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda Fit comparison we are looking at not just the regular specifications, but on how much quirky value a vehicle delivers.

While these two models have a very similar starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, they offer very different driving experiences. The 2019 Honda Fit is a fairly normal hatchback, with four standard doors, a traditional swooping roofline, and a hatched rear opening. However, there is nothing humdrum about the 2019 Kia Soul. This distinctive model also has four doors and five-passenger seating, but its boxy design is exceptionally unique. The 2019 Soul offers 18.8 cubic feet for cargo behind the rear seats, while the 2019 Honda Fit has 16.6 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats.

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2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda Fit
6 Standard Speakers 4
60-months/60,000-miles Basic Warranty 36-months/36,000-miles
1.6-L turbo four-cylinder (201 hp) Top Engine 1.5-L four-cylinder (130 hp)
16-inch Silver Aluminum Wheels 15-inch Steel

Powertrain Options on the 2019 Kia Soul

For hatchback drivers who want bold options, the iconic Soul may be the way to go in this 2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda Fit comparison, especially when it comes to its powertrain selection. While all trims of the 2019 Fit come with the same fuel-efficient 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, the 2019 Kia Soul offers a different powertrain on each of its three trims. They are:

Base: 1.6-liter four-cylinder rated for 130 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque

Plus (+): 2.0-liter four-cylinder rated for 161 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque

Exclaim (!): 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder rated for 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque

While the 130 horsepower and 114 pound-feet of torque offered by the 2019 Honda Fit is right on par with the engine of the 2019 Kia Soul Base, hatchback shoppers looking for a little more kick can enjoy a considerable upgrade in horsepower and torque with upper models of the Soul.

In addition to its attractive capability, the 2019 Kia Soul is available with extremely fun features like a Harman Kardon Audio system with a subwoofer and amplifier, voice recognition controls, speaker lights that can change color according to your preferences, and driving modes. To learn more about this distinctive model in the Daphne AL area, contact a representative at Team Gunther Kia today.


2019 Kia Soul seating
rear of the 2019 Kia Soul in front of water
2019 Kia Soul cargo area
steering wheel and infotainment display of the 2019 Kia Soul