2020 Kia Soul Vs. 2019 Nissan Kicks

comparison image between 2020 Kia Soul Vs. Nissan Kicks

If like us, you thought the Kia Soul couldn’t get any better, you probably weren’t ready for the 2020 Kia Soul. It’s true – the 2020 Kia Soul brings all the incredible features that have made the Soul a class-leading and class-topping model in its segment and adds brand-new signature style and standard features. The 2020 Kia Soul lives up to all the hype both Kia experts and industry professionals have built up about the third-generation Soul and takes it even farther – exceeding our wildest expectations of what Kia could bring to the table on an all-new Kia Soul.

With the Kia Soul having created the now industry-dominating subcompact crossover class, is it still the best option? Today, we’re going to be investigating this by matching up the 2020 Kia Soul to the 2019 Nissan Kicks, a model from Nissan that is now on its sophomore year. Let’s see how the two compare!

2020 Kia Soul


2019 Nissan Kicks

1.6L 4-cylinder (147 horsepower) Standard engine (horsepower) 1.6L 4-cylinder (125 horsepower)
1.6L turbocharged (201 horsepower) Available engine (horsepower) N/A
Manual, IVT, DCT Transmission CVT
Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility Available
38.8 inches Second-row legroom 33.2 inches
10 years/100,000 miles Engine/powertrain warranty 5 years/60,000 miles
5 years/60,000 miles Bumper-to-bumper warranty 3 years/36,000 miles

2020 Kia Soul: Still Head of its Class

The 2020 Kia Soul proves that Kia still has what it takes to lead a class that has never been more popular than it is today. With two dynamic engine options, three transmission options and plenty of interior space for cargo and passengers alike, you’ll find the 2020 Kia Soul to embody the best features of the subcompact crossover segment.

You’ll also find the 2020 Kia Soul’s seven trim levels to offer you greater customization than the three available on the 2019 Nissan Kicks. Despite this considerable number of trims, every 2020 Kia Soul will offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility as a standard feature. Want these in your 2019 Nissan Kicks? Better be ready to upgrade to the higher trims.

At Friendly Kia, we’ve got more new Kia models in stock than any dealership in Tampa Bay. Whether you’re looking for the fuel-efficient and economical base 2020 Kia Soul or want to go all out with the 200+ horsepower of the 2020 Kia Soul GT-Line 1.6T, you’ll find it at Friendly Kia with a great price tag!

For more information on the 2020 Kia Soul or to reserve your 2020 Kia Soul model, contact us today!