2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda HRV

White 2019 Kia Soul and blue 2019 Honda HRV

Sporty, compact crossovers are the perfect road trip partner and everyday vehicle. Car buyers in the market to get behind the wheel of an adventure-ready crossover need to look no further than the 2019 Kia Soul from Performance Kia. Built with the latest safety features and enough cargo room to carry all of your weekend-getaway gear, the Soul is the perfect package.

With a budget-friendly starting price tag of $16,490, the Kia Soul offers shoppers three feature-filled trim levels – Base, +, and ! – and 11 standout colors. With so many options and features available, it is no wonder why so many drivers are making the switch to the Kia Soul. Continue reading to see why so many are choosing the Soul over other compact crossovers with the help of this 2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda HRV comparison from Performance Kia.

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2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Honda HRV
1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine Standard engine 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC® engine
26/31/28 (city/highway/combined) mpg Automatic Transmission Fuel Economy 28/34 (city/highway) mpg
61.3 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Volume 58.8 cubic feet
3 trims available - Base, +, ! Available Trim Options 5 trims - LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, Touring

What are the differences between the 2019 Kia Soul and the 2019 Honda HRV?

When it comes to shopping for a new vehicle, a buyer’s budget can play a major role in decision making. Thankfully, Kia offers buyers an affordable starting price of $16,490 for the feature-filled 2019 Kia Soul lineup. The competing 2019 Honda HRV starts its five-trim lineup at $20,520.

Powered by a 1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine, the 2019 Kia Soul gets you an EPA estimated 26/31/28 (city/highway/combined) mpg, so you never stop short of your destination. Drivers can fold down the rear seating of the Soul to expand their 24.2 cubic feet of cargo room to a spacious 61.3 cubic feet. With the Soul, you never have to worry about having enough room for your next camping trip or weekend away. The competing HRV offers drivers only 58.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space and 28/34 (city/highway) mpg with its 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC® engine.

Kia offers drivers a suite of the latest safety technologies with the 2019 Kia Soul. With available safety systems like Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and more, you can drive confidently knowing your Kia Soul has your safety in mind. Whether you're looking for a reliable road trip partner or an everyday vehicle, the 2019 Kia Soul is the perfect addition to every driver's lifestyle.


Rear view of red 2019 Kia Soul
Seating folded in 2019 Kia Soul
Seating folded in 2019 Honda HRV
Navy 2019 Honda HRV