When we compare the 2021 Kia Soul's and the 2021 Toyota C-HR's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Kia Soul has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The 2021 Toyota C-HR has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and resale value. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Kia Soul's and the 2021 Toyota C-HR's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Kia Soul is a better car than the 2021 Toyota C-HR.
2021 Kia Soul vs. 2021 Toyota C-HR Pricing
A used 2021 Kia Soul ranges from $15,799 to $23,600 while a used 2021 Toyota C-HR is priced between $21,899 to $29,155.
2021 Kia Soul vs. 2021 Toyota C-HR Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Kia Soul loses 35.9 percent of its value and the 2021 Toyota C-HR loses 30.9 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Toyota C-HR retains 5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Kia Soul.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Kia Soul’s base engine makes 147 horsepower, and the 2021 Toyota C-HR base engine makes 144 horsepower. The Soul is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 443 miles. The C-HR is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 409 miles.This gives the 2021 Toyota C-HR the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2021 Kia Soul the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Kia Soul, a subcompact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2021 Toyota C-HR, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2021 Toyota C-HR has higher safety ratings than the 2021 Kia Soul, with an average rating of 4.76 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.14 out of 5 Stars.