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2019 Honda Fit vs 2019 Kia Soul

Front exterior view of a red 2019 Honda Fit on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a white 2019 Kia Soul on the right

Deciding between the 2019 Honda Fit and the 2019 Kia Soul is difficult because of all their similar specs and features. From their unique exterior architecture to their efficient engines under the hood and all of the top-of-the-line technology and safety systems there are many similarities shared by the 2019 Fit and 2019 Soul. Keep reading to see our side-by-side comparison of the 2019 Honda Fit and the 2019 Kia Soul right here below. Our comprehensive comparison makes it easy for you to see which one of these vehicles is going to satisfy your daily demands better.

2019 Honda Fit


2019 Kia Soul

1.5L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.6L In-Line 4-Cylinder
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
*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Compare the 2019 Honda Fit & the 2019 Kia Soul

As you can see from the chart above the standard drivetrains of the 2019 Honda Fit and the 2019 Kia Soul are almost identical. Both the 2019 Honda Fit and 2019 Kia Soul offer a transmission upgrade from their standard 6-speed manual. The 2019 Honda Fit makes available a Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode for an increase in EPA fuel economy estimates to 33 MPG* City/ 40 MPG* HWY. A 6-Speed Automatic Transmission can pair with the standard engine of the 2019 Kia Soul for a slight fuel efficiency increase to 26 MPG City/ 31 MPG HWY.

Both the 2019 Honda Fit and 2019 Kia Soul have seating for five people but the 2019 Fit has more front and rear legroom than the 2019 Soul does. There is also a standard 5” Color Touchscreen Display inside the Honda Fit and Kia Soul and a 7” Touchscreen, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™ are available on the upper trim levels of both the Fit and Soul. The 2019 Honda Fit EX-L trim level gets loaded with Leather-Trimmed Seats and Heated Front Seats which are two available options for the Kia Soul but don’t come standard at any trim level.

Thanks to its better available standard features and better fuel economy the 2019 Honda Fit beats out the 2019 Kia Soul by an eyelash. You can take the 2019 Honda Fit for a test drive today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC to see all of it standard and available equipment for yourself.