2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Hyundai Kona



2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Hyundai Kona
2019 Kia Soul 2019 Hyundai Kona
MSRP*
  $16,490 $19,240
Fuel Capacity
  14.2 gal. 13.2 gal.
Rear Head Room
  39.5 in. 37.8 in.

2019 Kia Soul vs 2019 Hyundai Kona

Serving Gainesville, GA

The crossover vehicle is at the height of its popularity as of 2019, and the field has several high-quality crossovers to choose from. These advanced machines are like a blended version of an SUV and a sedan. This all-in-one package has sparked intrigue in a wide array of vehicle enthusiasts. The 2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Hyundai Kona will battle it out in this comparison. Both crossovers have their distinct qualities and functions, but only one will come out victorious.

Exterior Styling

The 2019 Kia Soul is remarkable in its appearance thanks to its unique design. This crossover has a bold silhouette that’s sleek and sophisticated at the same time. There are vivacious HID headlamps near the top while the lower area sports two rounded fog lights. To encapsulate the overall look, Kia has implemented stunning c-shaped LEDs at the rear. Another great feature comes via customization. Yes, consumers can choose distinctive color schemes. This means that the top of the vehicle can come in a completely different color than the body. Exterior colors are presented in indigo red, titanium gray, bright silver and many more.

The 2019 Hyundai Kona is also sleek and is very curvaceous. This crossover offers a vast body and sweeping curves that never seem to end. The vehicle’s exterior design is entirely different than its counterpart’s design. Hyundai has kept the mesh-knit grille upfront that sits between two, slanted LEDs. The body molding is bold and black, but it’s a bit too overpowering to a certain degree. This aerodynamic design extends for about 164 inches long, and consumers can choose from several trims. Exterior colors come in surf blue, pulse red, ultra black, sonic silver and more.

Technology

The new Soul has spared no expense when it comes to advanced technologies. This vehicle is delightful to drive. Accelerated technology comes in the form of a 4.3-inch driver display that’s vivid in detail. If you’re an iPhone user, then you’ll easily connect to Soul’s advanced system. Its touchscreen display is also bright, and several favorite apps can be found here. For crisp music that mimics a live performance, your passengers will love the sound of the Harman & Kardon audio system. Other advanced features included are built-in navigation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay technologies.

The new Kona is all about seamless integration. Having the ability to bring your apps on the go is priceless since this crossover hosts Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technologies. The vehicle’s touchscreen display is user-friendly as it sits in the center of the dash. Hyundai has even decided to implement a wireless-charging pad for powering external devices. Other advanced features included are heated front seats and navigation.

Safety

Backing up the 2019 Kia Soul couldn’t be easier thanks to its fantastic rear-view camera. For protection on all sides of the vehicle, Kia has implemented dual-front airbags and full-length, side-curtain airbags. Electronic-stability controls help the driver with steering while four-wheel disc brakes do a phenomenal job of stopping with its ABS feature. Side-impact door beams and front/rear crumple zones complete the protection.

The 2019 Kona’s safety components are based more on driver-assisted technologies. This crossover will help you avoid road hazards via Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Warning, and Forward-Collison Avoidance technologies. In addition to that, this vehicle offers high-beam assist headlamps and driver-attention warning capability.

On an overall level, the 2019 Kia Soul is a complete crossover vehicle. If you’d like an up-close and personal viewing of this machine, then visit Carriage Kia of Woodstock. We’ll even provide a free test drive.

* “Starting MSRP” price is manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for lowest model trim. See “Build and Price” section for MSRP of model shown. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options, and dealer charges. Vehicles shown with optional equipment. Actual price set by dealer and may vary. The applicable destination and handling charge per model are provided in the “Build and Price” section. See dealer for details. Some features only available as part of packages. See “Features & Specifications” and “Options” pages for details. Kia Motors reserves the right to make changes at any time as to vehicle availability, destination, and handling fees, colors, materials, specifications, features, accessories, packages, and models. Not responsible for typographical or computer errors.