In comparing the 2019 Kia Soul's and the 2019 Honda Fit's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Kia Soul has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and interior volume. The 2019 Honda Fit has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The 2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Honda Fit have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Kia Soul's and the 2019 Honda Fit's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Honda Fit is a better car than the 2019 Kia Soul.
2019 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Honda Fit Pricing
A used 2019 Kia Soul ranges from $11,988 to $19,998 while a used 2019 Honda Fit is priced between $14,982 to $22,998.
2019 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Honda Fit Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Kia Soul loses 35.9 percent of its value and the 2019 Honda Fit loses 29.8 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Honda Fit retains 6.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Kia Soul.
2019 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Honda Fit Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Kia Soul is 8.1 out of 10 while the Honda Fit's quality rating is 9.3 out of 10. This results in the Kia Soul being ranked 2 out of 5 Best Wagons and the Honda Fit being ranked 1 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks.
2019 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Honda Fit Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Kia Soul is 7.6 out of 10. For the Honda Fit the reliability rating is 8.6 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 2019 Kia Soul and the 2019 Honda Fit makes 130 horsepower. The Soul is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 426 miles. The Fit is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 382 miles.This gives the 2019 Honda Fit the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Kia Soul the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are subcompact cars, the 2019 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 2019 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 2019 Honda Fit has higher safety ratings than the 2019 Kia Soul, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.14 out of 5 Stars.