2021 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Honda Fit: What Are the Differences?
Are you stuck trying to decide between the 2021 Kia Soul and the 2020 Honda Fit as your next vehicle? Our team at Kia of Stamford is here to help. We created the following comparison page highlighting the differences between the Soul and Fit. Keep reading to learn more.
Have you decided you like the 2021 Kia Soul? Find your favorite Soul trim in our vast inventory located in Stamford, CT. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive, feel free to give us a call at (203) 883-8888, text us, or send us a message online.
If engine performance is your deciding factor, you’ll definitely want to go with the 2021 Kia Soul. Not only does the Soul have two engine options, but the key specs are much better compared to the specs of the Honda Fit engine. Plus, when you opt for the turbocharged engine on the Soul, you’ll get a peppy engine that has passing power and maneuverability on the road. See key engine specs in the table below.
2021 Kia Soul Engine Options
132 lb.-ft. of torque
Intelligent variable transmission
28/33 MPG (city/hwy)
1.6L turbocharged GDI I4
195 lb.-ft. of torque
Seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
27/32 MPG (city/hwy)
2020 Honda Fit Engine Options
114 lb.-ft. of torque
Six-speed manual transmission or continuously variable transmission
29/36 MPG (city/hwy)
2021 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Honda FitInterior Features
Stay comfortable behind the wheel when you drive the 2021 Kia Soul or 2020 Honda Fit. Both trims allow for cloth or leather-trimmed seating, as well as heated front seats available on higher trims. In addition to comfortable seating, each model has a 60/40 split-fold rear seat to give you extra versatility. If you’re looking to maximize your cargo space, opt for the 2021 Kia Soul, as it has a maximum cargo capacity of 61 cubic feet, whereas the Honda Fit has only 52 cubic feet of cargo capacity. Other 2021 Kia Soul interior features include:
Remote keyless entry
Push button start
Single- or dual-zone air conditioning
Woven cloth, premium Tricot cloth, or synthetic leather-trimmed seats
Ten-way power adjustable seats with power lumbar support
Heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel
2021 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Honda FitExterior Features
With eye-catching exterior aesthetics, the Kia Soul and Honda Fit are two cars that are sure to turn heads. The Kia Soul sports more of a boxy, athletic look, while the Honda Fit has a more rounded look to it. Both models have heated power mirrors, moonroofs, and LED lights. Only the Kia Soul has roof rack connection points, giving you more space for cargo and equipment. See more 2021 Kia Soul exterior features in the following list.
Body-color, silver, or Gloss Black exterior mirrors
LED headlights, fog lights, and tail lights
16-, 17-, or 18-in. alloy wheels
Chrome tipped exhaust
2021 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Honda FitSafety Features
Safety is a top priority in the 2021 Kia Soul and 2020 Honda Fit. Both have plenty of safety features, including driver assist features. Kia has a suite of driver assist features known as Kia Drive Wise, and Honda has a similar suite of features named Honda Sensing®. Both suites include forward collision avoidance, lane keeping, and lane changing assist. However, the Kia Drive wise is standard on three of the four trims, whereas Honda Sensing® is only available on the top two Honda Fit trims. Plus, the Kia Soul has additional safety features, including:
Kia Drive Wise technology (in addition to aforementioned features)
Driver attention warning
Blind spot collision warning
Rear cross-traffic collision assist
Smart cruise control
Forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian detection
2021 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Honda FitAvailable Technology
Make every drive unique with the available technology on the 2021 Kia Soul and 2020 Honda Fit. Both models have an infotainment system that supports smartphone connectivity such as Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, as well as Bluetooth® and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. However, only the Kia Soul has standard smartphone connectivity across all four trims. Plus, the Kia Soul base trim starts with a 7-inch touchscreen display with the option to upgrade to UVO Link with a 10.25-inch touchscreen, whereas the Honda Fit base trim has a 5-inch LCD screen, and then upgrades to a 7-inch touchscreen display with smartphone connectivity on the remaining trims. The Kia Soul also equips the renowned Harman Kardon® premium audio system with a subwoofer, not found on the Honda Fit. You can also expect to find a wireless phone charger in the Kia Soul.