Compare 2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Kia Soul

2017 Honda Fit
2017 Kia Soul
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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fit EX CVT 32 37 $18,293 $18,800
Fit EX Manual 29 36 $17,518 $18,000
Fit EX-L CVT 32 37 $19,809 $20,365
Fit EX-L CVT w/Navi 32 37 $20,778 $21,365
Fit LX CVT 33 40 $16,442 $16,890
Fit LX Manual 29 36 $15,667 $16,090
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! Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Soul ! Automatic 26 31 $21,561 $22,800
Soul + Automatic 25 30 $18,764 $19,800
Soul Base Automatic 25 30 $17,123 $17,700
Soul Base Manual 24 30 $15,757 $16,100

2017 Kia Soul vs. 2017 Honda Fit: Compare Cars

The Kia Soul and Honda Fit are both boxy small cars with remarkable interior space. The Soul is a style-first urban warrior whose attraction lies in its practicality and cheeky character. The smaller Fit sits at the top of the economy car segment, with a supremely flexible interior and combined EPA fuel-efficiency rating of 36 mpg.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,293
$21,561
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,800
$22,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$313 / month
$380 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Honda Fit gives up some fun-to-drive spunk for unparalleled interior space and flexibility. The 2017 Kia Soul rights one of our longtime gripes with the fun wagon—it now has a more capable turbo-4 that makes it a little less boring to drive
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Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
45.1 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.8 101
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.7 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
99.6 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 61.4
Length, Overall (in)
160 163
Height, Overall (in)
60 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
52.7 49.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.6 18.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
7.9 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 14.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/55HR16 P235/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/55HR16 P235/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2630 3232
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6600 201 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 4600 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.6 L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.71 5.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.41 3.93
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.44 4.64
Trans Type
1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.88
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.04
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Honda Fit Kia Soul
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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