Drivers looking for a new vehicle may find it difficult to choose between the 2021 Kia Soul vs the 2021 Hyundai Kona. These two models share many common qualities, such as being offered in six trim levels each and coming equipped with a base engine that produces up to 147 horsepower. To help drivers decide which one is the better choice for their situation, we’ve broken down the differences between both vehicles down below.
The 2021 Kia Soul is larger than the 2021 Hyundai Kona, allowing drivers to take advantage of more useable storage space. Because the cabin of the 2021 Soul is larger than the 2021 Kona, passengers will find it easier to get comfortable in the 2021 Soul. The 2021 Kia Soul comes standard with 120.9 cubic feet. The 2021 Kona has 113.3 cubic feet of interior volume, which may make it feel cramped in comparison.
2021 Kia Soul
2021 Hyundai Kona
|6||Trim Level Availability||6|
|147 hp||Standard Horsepower||147 hp|
|120.9 cu.ft.||Interior Volume||113.3 cu.ft.|
|62.1 cu.ft.||Maximum Cargo Capacity||45.8 cu.ft.|
The cargo area of the 2021 Kia Soul is also much more generous than the cargo area of the 2021 Hyundai Kona. With all of its seats upright and in place, the 2021 Kia Soul has a standard cargo capacity of 24.2 cubic feet. Folding down the rear row provides drivers with a maximum cargo capacity of 62.1 cubic feet. In comparison, the 2021 Hyundai Kona only has 19.2 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity and 45.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity.
Comfort and convenience features available for the 2021 Kia Soul include: A selectable driving mode system, a trip computer, a tilt and telescopic steering column, remote keyless entry with a folding key and illuminated ignition ring, cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls, an overhead sunglasses holder, an illuminated glove box, an interior lighting system and more.