2019 Jeep Renegade vs. 2019 Kia Soul

October 18th, 2019 by

For 2019, the Jeep Renegade has a great combination of off-road features, and it offers comfort without having to break the bank. The 2019 Kia Soul has an expansive passenger and cargo area and a potent available turbocharged engine. Either way, both vehicles have a lot to offer. 

PERFORMANCE:

2019 Jeep Renegade: 

The Jeep Renegade for 2019 has an available 177-horsepower turbo-four engine, which is new for 2019, and it has an extra 25 pound-feet of torque. The Jeep Renegade is the best off-roader in the class. It also rides smoothly on the pavement. 

2019 Kia Soul:

For 2019, the Kia Soul has a 130-horsepower 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine powering the base front-wheel-drive. The Soul Plus trims deliver 161-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder, giving buyers a little bit of more power. The Soul Exclaim is the one with the most powerful engine as it has a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder delivering 201 horsepower. 

SEATING:

2019 Jeep Renegade: 

The 2019 Jeep SUV also seats five passengers. There’s a lot of space in between both rows of seats. The seats are comfortable but on the firm side. It provides an excellent front and rear visibility. 

2019 Kia Soul:

The 2019 Kia Soul delivers one of the largest cabins in its class with ample space for four adults who can sit comfortably and be able to stretch out. Standard on the vehicle is cloth seats, full leather upholstery and power-adjustable front seats that are available. Also available are leather-trimmed seats, heated and ventilated front seats and heated rear seats. 

TECHNOLOGY:

2019 Jeep Renegade: 

The standard features in the Uconnect infotainment system that has a 5-inch display, a USB port, a six-speaker audio system, and also Bluetooth. The available features include dual-zone automatic climate control, and an upgraded Uconnect system with a 7- or 8.4-inch touch screen, a nine-speaker Beats audio system, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. There’s also the navigation and satellite radio. 

2019 Kia Soul:

The 2019 Kia Soul has a standard 5-inch touch-screen, voice recognition, and Bluetooth. Also included is Siri Eyes Free which is an extension of the functionality of Apple’s Siri which enables voice control of an iOS mobile device that is connected to a car’s in-dash audio system. Available features are a larger 7-or 8-inch touchscreen UVO infotainment system and there are also two extra USB ports. 

SAFETY:

2019 Jeep Renegade: 

The Renegade has a rearview camera that comes standard. And available active safety features include adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, forward collision warning, and front and rear parking sensors. There is also a blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking, parallel and perpendicular park assist, and automatic high beams.  

2019 Kia Soul:

There is a rearview camera that standard with the advanced safety feature in the Soul. There are a lot of other advanced safety features that are available such as the lane departure warning, forwarding collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. There is also adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.

Come see for yourself if a Jeep Renegade is the right SUV for you at Hollywood Chrysler Jeep. 

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