Many impressive vehicles are available in the crossover SUV segment, but the 2019 Honda HR-V and the 2019 Kia Soul stand out from the rest of the competition. To help drivers decide which crossover SUV is the better option for them, we’ve compared the 2019 Honda HR-V vs the 2019 Kia Soul by looking at each vehicle’s performance and storage space.
There are five 2019 Honda HR-V trim levels for drivers to choose from: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring. All five trims use a four-cylinder, 1.8-liter engine paired with a CVT automatic transmission. This engine outputs 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Kia Soul is offered in three trims and comes standard with a four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine generating 130 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque.
The 2019 Honda HR-V has an interior volume of 123.3 cubic feet, making it slightly more spacious than the 2019 Kia Soul. More notable is the difference in cargo space between these two crossovers: The 2019 HR-V’s maximum cargo capacity is 57.6 cubic feet and the 2019 Kia Soul’s maximum cargo capacity is 49.5 cu.ft.
Every 2019 Honda HR-V utilizes numerous standard safety features to keep passengers protected during travel. Some of these standard features include emergency braking assistance, a tire pressure monitoring system, traction control, an engine immobilizer and daytime running lights.
Available 2019 Honda HR-V comfort & convenience features include:
Electric power steering
A rearview camera
A tilt and telescopic steering wheel
Dual vanity mirrors
Front and rear door pockets
Front seatback storage
Steering wheel-mounted audio controls