For many vehicle shoppers, it’s not easy to choose between the 2021 Kia Soul vs the 2021 Honda HR-V without looking closely at each model to see what they have to offer. To help drivers decide which model is the best fit for them, we’ve compared both in terms of available trim levels, performance ratings and available storage space measurements.
The available trim levels of the 2021 Kia Soul include LX, X-Line, GT-Line, S, EX and Turbo. The 2021 Honda HR-V is only available in four trims, providing drivers with less options: LX, Sport, EX and EX-L. The 2021 Soul utilizes a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine which generates 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that comes standard in the 2021 HR-V is only capable of producing 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Kia Soul
2021 Honda HR-V
|6||Trim Level Availability||4|
|147 hp||Standard Horsepower||147 hp|
|132 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||127 lb.-ft.|
|62.1 cu.ft.||Maximum Cargo Capacity||58.8 cu.ft.|
The 2021 Kia Soul is capable of storing more cargo than the 2021 Honda HR-V. With the rear seats folded down in each vehicle, the 2021 Kia Soul has a maximum cargo capacity of 62.1 cubic feet while the 2021 Honda HR-V has a maximum cargo capacity of 58.8 cubic feet.
The 2021 Kia Soul LX, the base trim level of the 2021 Soul, comes standard with features such as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration and an infotainment system with a seven-inch touchscreen. Other available features include driver aids like lane keeping assist and blind-spot monitoring and amenities such as a sunroof and roof rails.
Exterior color options available for the 2021 Kia Soul include: Undercover Green, Platinum Gold, Neptune Blue, Mars Orange, Solar Yellow, Inferno Red, Gravity Gray, Snow White Pearl, Sparkling Silver, Cherry Black, Platinum Gold/Clear White, Gravity Gray/Platinum Gold, Mars Orange/Cherry Black, Inferno Red/Cherry Black, Cherry Black/Inferno Red, Clear White/Inferno Red and Neptune Blue/Cherry Black.