Kia Soul vs The Competition | What Makes The Soul Stand Out?

Compare the Kia Soul and its Rivals | Ocala, FL

The newly redesigned Kia Soul is one of the best-selling and most versatile crossovers on the road. Going up against rivals like the Honda Fit and Toyota RAV4, the new Soul strives to set the standard for its class. Jenkins Kia of Ocala has one of the most extensive Kia Soul inventories around and sales experts ready to assist you with your purchase. We have years of experience serving Ocala, The Villages, Lady Lake, and Leesburg, FL with our vast selection and world-class customer support. We want to make sure you are as informed as possible before your purchase, so we're giving you side by side comparisons of the Soul and its competitors. Continue reading for more information or stop by our conveniently located dealership, and see why Jenkins Kia of Ocala is quickly becoming one of the area's leading Kia dealers.


Kia Soul vs Jeep Renegade

  • If you're looking for a more economical crossover, the Kia Soul is for you. The Soul comes in at a much lower MSRP than the Jeep Renegade, giving drivers a comparable vehicle at a more affordable price.
  • Regarding fuel efficiency, both models average an impressive 31 miles per gallon on the highway.
  • Get more available features in the Kia Soul, such as ambient interior mood lighting-a feature not offered with the RAV4.
  • The Kia Soul has an advanced 1.6L with more standard power thanks to a 201-horsepower four-cylinder. The Renegade's top 2.4L only puts out 180-horsepower.
  • Soul offers features that are not available on Renegade including power folding exterior mirrors and LED front fog lights.

Kia Soul vs Honda Fit

  • To channel its power, the Soul comes with either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic transmission while the Fit only comes with a six-speed manual standard.
  • Thanks its available 201-horsepower four-cylinder engine, Soul drivers can conquer their next commute with ease. The Fit only packs a standard 130-horsepower four-cylinder option.
  • The Soul also comes with leather seats, unlike the Honda Fit.
  • Both of these models comfortably seat five adults, allowing you to bring the whole gang along for your next trip.


Kia Soul vs Mazda CX-3

  • Like with the Toyota RAV4, the Soul is also more affordable than the Mazda CX-3, coming with more standard power and available features.
  • The Soul also has more available cargo room with 61.3 cubic feet of space, while the Mazda CX-3 comes with 44.5 cubic feet of space.
  • Get one of the industry's leading Limited Powertrain Warranties with your new Soul. This crossover comes with a 10-Year/100,000-Mile warranty, while the Mazda CX-3 only comes with five years or 60,000 miles of coverage.
  • The Soul also comes with a 5-Year/60,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty. The CX-3 comes with a 3-Year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty.

Kia Soul vs Chevrolet Trax

  • Drive with confidence knowing the Kia Soul is an IIHS Top Safety Pick--an honor the Trax does not have.
  • The Soul offers more powertrain and bumper-to-bumper coverage than the Trax, giving you more peace of mind for the road ahead.
  • Get more passenger volume in the Soul with 39.1 cubic feet of space, while the Trax offers 35.7 cubic feet of room.
  • The Soul comes with more transmission options than the Trax, offering your choice of a six-speed automatic option and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Trax's only option is a six-speed manual transmission.

Visit Jenkins Kia of Ocala

For more information on the new Kia Soul, make your way to Jenkins Kia of Ocala. Our sales professionals realize your time is valuable and will work to pair you with the new Kia Soul you want quickly and easily. While you're here, be sure to stop by our finance department. We have finance experts available to get you approved while staying within your budget. Whether you're in Ocala, The Villages, Lady Lake, or Leesburg, FL, contact us or stop by for a test drive today.


Jenkins Kia of Ocala

2305 SW College Rd
Directions Ocala, FL 34471

  • Sales: 352-620-2045
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