2019 Kia Soul in green

2019 Kia Soul

2019 Honda Fit in yellow

2019 Honda Fit


Learn More New Kia Soul for Sale


A reliable sedan can make all the difference to your Schaumburg or Streamwood commute. Both Kia and Honda have been turning out popular sedans for years such as the Kia Soul and Honda Fit. Compare the Kia Soul vs. Honda Fit to see which offers a better overall performance, spacious interior, and warranty coverage at Napleton's Elgin Kia.

Kia vs. Honda Performance

Performance is key for many drivers, whether they're carpooling around town or hitting the open road. Behind the wheel of the Kia Soul, you have access to a better engine configuration along with greater horsepower and torque capabilities! Let's take a closer look below:

  • Engines: The Kia Soul is equipped with a 130-hp 1.6L inline-4, and the Honda Fit runs on a 128-hp 1.5L inline-4 engine. The Kia Soul also produces 118 lb-ft of torque compared to 114 lb-ft of torque found in the Honda Fit.
  • Transmissions: With the Soul, you have the option of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Fit comes available with a two-speed CVT or a standard six-speed manual transmission.

Is the Kia Soul AWD? Although the current lineup is only available with FWD, it's still the smarter choice for the region's drivers.

2019 Kia Soul exterior

Kia Soul Interior vs. Honda Fit Interior

A trusted vehicle should also come with a fully loaded interior, and the Kia Soul and Honda Fit both offer similar cabin features including five-passenger seating, ample cargo and passenger space, as well as power locks and windows, split-folding rear seats, and steering wheel-mounted controls. St. Charles area drivers that opt for the Kia will find that the Soul's interior delivers the following technology and comfort features like:

  • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors
  • AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM® Audio System
  • Auxiliary jack
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Available automatic climate control
If you like what you've seen in this matchup, you'll love what's in the Kia Soul interior for 2020.

2019 Kia Soul trunk space interior

Kia vs. Honda Warranty

Although the Kia Soul has a slightly higher price point, you'll be getting plenty of extra features alongside the robust Kia warranty. St. Charles drivers coverage in a Kia offers a longer period of support than the coverage offered to Honda Fit drivers:

  • 2019 Kia Soul: 60-month/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, 120-month/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, 60-month/60,000-mile roadside assistance
  • 2019 Honda Fit: 36-month/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, 36-month/36,000-mile roadside assistance

Test Drive the New Kia Soul at Napleton's Elgin Kia

Now that you've compared the Kia Soul vs. Honda Fit, get behind the wheel of the Soul at Napleton's Elgin Kia! Browse our inventory of the new Kia Soul for sale to find a model that suits you best. Contact us today to speak with a member of our finance team to get the car buying process started or schedule a test drive near Bartlett.