The Real Deal
Sales: (252) 616-3731
Service: (252) 616-3784
650 English Road Rocky Mount

2018 Honda Fit vs 2018 Kia Soul

Passenger side exterior view of an orange 2018 Honda Fit on the left "vs" passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Kia Soul on the right

When looking for a versatile, accommodating and fuel-efficient vehicle the two choices that stand uniquely apart from the competition are the 2018 Honda Fit and the 2018 Kia Soul. These two stylish cars offer their owners ample interior space for both passengers and cargo as well as load the cabin with advanced technology and safety features. If you are having a hard time deciding between these two appealing vehicles, then take a quick look at all of their important similarities and differences to aid in your final decision between the 2018 Honda Fit and the 2018 Kia Soul.

2018 Honda Fit


2018 Kia Soul

1.5L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.6L I-4
130 HP/ 114 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 130 HP/ 118 LB-FT
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
29 MPG City/ 36 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 24 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY
*Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

What are the Differences Between the 2018 Honda Fit & 2018 Kia Soul?

As you can see from the chart above the 2018 Honda Fit and the 2018 Kia Soul have similar drivetrain specs, but the 2018 Fit does provide slightly better fuel economy than the 2018 Soul. Both the 2018 Honda Fit and the 2018 Kia Soul make an optional transmission available for increased fuel efficiency. The 2018 Fit offers a Continuously Variable Transmission that improves its EPA estimated fuel economy averages to 33 MPG City/ 40 MPG HWY. The 2018 Kia Soul makes a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission available which only slightly increases its EPA estimated fuel efficiency to 25 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY. The 2018 Honda Fit and the 2018 Kia Soul both offer seating for five people, but the 2018 Fit provides more front and rear legroom than the 2018 Soul. The 2018 Honda Fit also offers more available safety features than the 2018 Kia Soul, things like Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, a Collision Mitigation Braking System™, and a Road Departure Mitigation System. The 2018 Kia Soul doesn’t even make these safety features available as options. With a more efficient drivetrain and available safety features, the 2018 Honda Fit is the obvious choice over the 2018 Kia Soul. You can take the 2018 Honda Fit for a test drive at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC today.