When comparing the 2018 Honda Fit's and the 2018 Kia Soul's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Honda Fit has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The 2018 Kia Soul has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and interior volume. The 2018 Honda Fit and 2018 Kia Soul have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Honda Fit's and the 2018 Kia Soul's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Honda Fit is a better car than the 2018 Kia Soul.
2018 Honda Fit vs. 2018 Kia Soul Pricing
A used 2018 Honda Fit ranges from $13,502 to $22,687 while a used 2018 Kia Soul is priced between $10,224 to $19,496.
2018 Honda Fit vs. 2018 Kia Soul Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2018 Honda Fit loses 29.8 percent of its value and the 2018 Kia Soul loses 35.9 percent of its value. This means the 2018 Honda Fit retains 6.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2018 Kia Soul.
2018 Honda Fit vs. 2018 Kia Soul Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda Fit is 9.3 out of 10 while the Kia Soul's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Honda Fit being ranked 1 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks and the Kia Soul being ranked 2 out of 5 Best Wagons.
2018 Honda Fit vs. 2018 Kia Soul Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda Fit is 8.6 out of 10. For the Kia Soul the reliability rating is 7.6 out of 10. This gives the Honda Fit a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Soul.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the 2018 Honda Fit and the 2018 Kia Soul makes 130 horsepower. The Fit is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 382 miles. The Soul is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 426 miles.This gives the 2018 Honda Fit the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2018 Kia Soul the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are subcompact cars, the 2018 Kia Soul has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2018 Honda Fit has the advantage in the areas of front leg room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2018 Honda Fit has higher safety ratings than the 2018 Kia Soul, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.14 out of 5 Stars.