When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the options available to you. There are so many seemingly-similar models on the market that drivers have to choose from, it can be difficult to sift through the details to decide which model offers the features that you need. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because they allow you to look at two models side by side to examine the differences between their features and decide which one will give you more of the features and capabilities you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2018 Fiat 500L vs 2018 Kia Soul.
While the Kia Soul has a lower price point and slightly higher fuel economy estimates, the Fiat 500L offers more convenience and safety features, making it the better option overall for drivers. The 500L and the Soul have similar engines, with 1.4-liter I4 and 1.6-liter I4 engines respectively, but the Fiat 500L offers more horsepower for drivers. Let's take a closer look at some of the key differences between these two models!
2018 Fiat 500L
2018 Kia Soul
|1.4-liter I4||Engine||1.6-liter I4|
|160 Horsepower||Horsepower||130 Horsepower|
|25 MPG||Combined MPG||27 MPG|
|68 Cubic Feet||Maximum Cargo Volume||49.5 Cubic Feet|
The 2018 Fiat 500L has a variety of convenience and safety features to keep passengers comfortable and safe on the road ahead. Convenience features in the Fiat 500L include lumbar support for the driver, standard illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, a rear lip spoiler, and an intercooled turbocharged engine. Of those features, the Kia Soul does not offer lumbar support and only offers the other features as an upgrade.
The Fiat 500L also has safety features that help to give drivers confidence behind the wheel. An available navigation system, knee protection airbags for the driver, daytime running lights, available Parking Assist technology, and a driver information center. The 2018 Kia Soul does not offer any of these features on its base trim level.
The 2018 Fiat 500L is available now at Palmen Fiat. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!