Kia Soul vs Kia Niro Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
MSRP
$22,690
Invoice
$21,669
Average Price Paid
$21,897
1,866 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD
MSRP
$26,400
Invoice
$25,345
Average Price Paid
$25,282
541 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,674
Good Price
$21,058
Great Price
$20,134
2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD
Fair Price
$25,938
Good Price
$24,634
Great Price
$23,888

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,970
24 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,219
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Buying a car blends pragmatic and emotional factors. You know you need a car to do certain things, but you also have preferences about how your car looks and perhaps how its brand's im...

2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Kia Niro, a sharp hybrid-powered crossover, made its debut in 2017, competing against the likes of the Nissan Rogue Hybrid. This efficient and functional vehicle carries over mostl...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 10
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
10
writes:
Well designed interior. Over done exterior in contrast to prior iterations. Still maintains virtues of efficie...
Back Seats Ranked 2011 Kia Soul Base worse.
"Highly subjective! No significant difference!!"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Kia Soul Base worse.
"Safety features- including hands free, blind spot monitor."
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks better.
"I still think the Kia is boxy looking. The Kick looks sportier. "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks worse.
"We ended up buying the Kia Soul. Overall the warranty and drive over rode the better looks of the Kick. Ask me in a year."
2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD
10
writes:
Great hybrid from kia
writes:
We just bought the 2019 Niro. We chose it over the RAV4 hybrid because: 1. It gets better mileage than the RAV...
Power Ranked 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD better.
"A bigger engine"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD better.
"The back cargo space is bigger"

Specs

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD
2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
51 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
46 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.3 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
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Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
13:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
2.83 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 24.2 cu ft 19.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,179 lbs 990 lbs
Exterior
Length 165.2 in 171.5 in
Width 70.9 in 71.1 in
Height 63 in 60.8 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Soul
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cherry Black
  • Gravity Gray/Gold Roof
  • Gravity Grey
  • Inferno Red
  • Neptune Blue
  • Platinum Gold
  • Platinum Gold/White Roof
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Solar Yellow
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Undercover Green

Option Packages

  • Ex Designer Collection Package
2019 Kia Niro
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Deep Cerulean
  • Runway Red
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Advanced Technology Package
  • Ex Premium Package

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