2021 Kia Soul vs 2020 Nissan Kicks

Green 2021 Kia Soul and black 2020 Nissan Kicks

The fun-to-drive 2021 Kia Soul is one of the most unique vehicles on the market today and this Kia crossover is a fan-favorite here at Friendly Kia. The 2021 Soul hits every mark on shoppers’ lists, from style to technology to performance. The Soul offers two powerful engine options in its mix, appealing to every kind of driver around Tampa Bay.

If you are looking to get behind the wheel of a new Soul but aren’t sure how it compares to the rest of the competition, then this 2021 Kia Soul vs 2020 Nissan Kicks comparison guide is here to help. Continue reading below to see what the 2021 Soul from Friendly Kia has to offer the drivers of Tampa Bay. 

2021 Kia Soul


2020 Nissan Kicks

2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine
147 horsepower | 132 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 122 horsepower | 114 pound-feet of torque
1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine (201 horsepower) Available Engine N/A
7.0-inch touchscreen standard | 10.25-inch touchscreen available Infotainment Center 7.0-inch touchscreen
Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Bluetooth® Connectivity Features Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Bluetooth®
LX, S, GT-Line, X-Line, EX, Turbo Trim Levels S, SV, SR

Find Your Soul at Friendly Kia Near Tampa Bay

The 2021 Kia Soul offers up to 201 horsepower on the road, blowing away the maximum 122 horsepower produced by the competing 2020 Nissan Kicks. The 2021 Soul comes fitted with a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and can be equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission or an Intelligent Variable Automatic Transmission. While behind the wheel of a 2021 Kia Soul, drivers will enjoy the estimated 28 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 30 combined mpg they will earn.

Drivers can make their Soul as unique as they want thanks to the 10 available exterior color options and five interior upholstery options. When picking out a new Kia Soul drivers can choose from Inferno Red, Sparkling Silver, Snow White Pearl, Cherry Black, Mars Orange, Gravity Gray, Undercover Green, Mars Orange/Cherry Black, Neptune Blue, and Neptune Blue/Cherry Black paint colors.

The 2021 Kia Soul from Friendly Kia comes backed by a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, offering drivers peace of mind on the road. The competing 2020 Kicks offers powertrain coverage for up to just five years or 60,000 miles.

For additional information on the 2021 Kia Soul or its availability here in New Port Richey, FL, contact a member of our team today.