2017 Kia Soul vs 2017 Honda Fit

The 2017 Kia Soul and the 2017 Honda Fit both fall into the compact car line. Sometimes, when car shopping, it can be difficult to find the right model for you. This is why we’re going to detail the similarities and differences between the 2017 Kia Soul and the 2017 Honda Fit. This side-by-side comparison will put these two vehicles to the test and show how they measure up. Take a look at which model will best suit your needs!

The 2017 Kia Soul is the new iteration of the famous "box-over" from Kia. It is built with sleeker lines and a more cutting style, giving it an edge up in design. In addition, this model year sees the introduction of a turbocharged engine in the top trim level. This allows drivers much more power and agility than they could find with this model in previous years. It carries trim-specific styling and advanced features that all drivers will enjoy. The 2017 Kia Soul is a model with a serious attitude and performance to match. 

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2017 Kia Soul vs 2017 Honda Fit
3 Engine Options 1
1.6L I4/2.0L I4/1.6L Turbo I4 Engine Specs 1.5 I-4
49.5 cubic feet Cargo Capacity 52.7 cubic feet
4 Doors 4

Similarities and Differences between the 2017 Kia Soul and the 2017 Honda Fit 

The first, and arguably, the most significant difference is the body style of the two vehicles. The 2017 Kia Soul has the iconic “box-over” shape. This body shape has become a popular design in the automobile industry. It is unique, fun, and sets Soul drivers apart from the rest. The 2017 Honda Fit has a very different body type. It is more curved and traditional than the Soul. Though each vehicle is similar in its dimensions, the Soul definitely wins in the category of design.

In the category of price, the two models are almost identical The 2017 Kia Soul has a starting MSRP of $16,100* and the 2017 Honda Fit comes in at a starting MSRP of $16,090. This is only a difference of $10. Both are affordable vehicles but the 2017 Kia Soul will give you access to more standard features, like SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, making it a smarter and more valuable choice.

As far as performance goes, the two vehicles come in at the same standard horsepower. However, the 2017 Kia Soul offers a mid-trim level with increased engine power. The 2017 Kia Soul + offers a 2.0L I4 engine that can produce 160 horsepower. For those who want even more speed, the 2017 Kia Soul delivers. This model's top trim level, the 2017 Kia Soul !, features a turbocharged engine. This will give you access to 201 horsepower, beating out the capabilities of the 2017 Honda Fit, which does not offer an upgraded engine or turbocharged engine.

Would you like to know more about the comparison between the 2017 Kia Soul vs the 2017 Honda Fit? Contact us at Serra Kia of Trussville. We’ll be happy to show you all of the benefits of the 2017 Kia Soul and have you take one for a test drive. View the 2017 Kia Soul in our online inventory and then stop by to see one in person today!

*MSRP: Starting price is manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for lowest model trim. See 'Trims' section for MSRP of model shown. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options and dealer charges. Actual prices set by dealer and may vary.


2017 Kia Soul View of Cargo Capacity
2017 Kia Soul Instrument Cluster View
Moon Roof in 2017 Kia Soul
2017 Kia Soul Exterior View in Silver

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