The Kia Soul hits a sweet spot in the market for subcompact SUVs with a unique set of advantages that few rivals can match. But if we had to pick a worthy adversary, the Hyundai Kona comes closest. Discover which compact SUV wins the family feud in this comparison of the 2022 Kia Soul versus the 2022 Hyundai Kona from our team at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL.
2022 Kia Soul
2022 Hyundai Kona
|$19,190 ||Starting MSRP ||$20,950 |
|2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder ||Base Engine||2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder |
|38.8 inches ||Rear Legroom ||35.2 inches|
|24.2 cubic feet ||Cargo Volume ||19.2 cubic feet |
The research shows that the 2022 Kia Soul has more passenger space, more cargo space, and a lower starting price than the competing 2022 Hyundai Kona crossover SUV. Both are powered by the same standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine or an optional turbocharged 1.6-liter engine. The latter choice offers more exciting performance, rating 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.
Six trim levels of the 2022 Kia Soul are available this year: LX, S, X-Line, GT-Line, EX, and Turbo. What you get for features may vary based on your choice, but most versions of the 2022 Soul will include trendy tech and an onslaught of available driver assists. Standard on all models S and above, the Kia Soul includes Forward Collision Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Blind Spot Collision Warning, Lane Change Assist, and Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist.
Are you interested in a closer look? Drivers in the Tampa Bay area can explore the lineup and test drive models from a great selection of Kia Soul crossovers here at the Friendly Kia dealership in New Port Richey, FL. We invite you to contact our team for more information on any of the exceptional models on our lot.