Where else to start with a hatchback versus small crossover comparison than with their versatility and cargo capacity? If you put the Kia Soul and Honda Fit next to each other, you might expect the model from Kia to offer greater cargo space -- but you would be wrong. You see, while the Kia Soul provides more overall passenger space than the Fit, it falls short in the cargo-hauling department. Honda's versatile Fit hatchback beats the Kia Soul in maximum cargo volume substantially -- by a few cubic feet. The Fit also boasts greater front and rear legroom! In fact, the advantage the Soul has over the Fit in overall passenger space is a bit misleading, since the Fit provides more space where it counts.
Both of these small cars provide a great deal of value. With low starting prices, it is hard to complain about the features you get for your money. Even so, if you are seeking out a well-equipped small car, the Honda Fit may be a better buy for you. For one, the Fit comes standard with a rear 60-40 split folding, reclining and folding bench seat, which Honda calls its Magic Seat. This features provides a variety of cargo-hauling modes, including a tall mode which makes transporting bulkier items in your Fit possible. The Kia Soul does not offer such a feature or anything quite like it. It seems that Honda made better use of the available interior space in its Fit than did Kia with the Soul. The Fit base model boasts seatback and underseat storage, while a comparable Soul offers neither.
If you are intrigued and would like to explore the versatile Honda Fit hatchback further, then visit DCH Paramus Honda today. Our Honda car dealership is just a short drive from anywhere near Clifton and Paterson, NJ. We are located in Paramus, and our sales and financing staff can be reached online, by phone or in-person. Feel free to apply for auto financing online now before visiting us for that test drive of a Fit or another Honda!