2020 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Jeep Renegade

2020 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Jeep Renegade

Elevate Your Daily Drive

Spice up your commute with the 2020 Kia Soul or 2019 Jeep Renegade! There’s no doubt that these sporty crossovers can elevate your daily drive, but which model best fits your needs? The experts at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN, created this Soul versus Renegade comparison to make your decision easy.

Got your heart set on a 2020 Kia Soul? Check out the new Soul inventory at our Kia dealership! You can also learn more about the 2020 Kia Soul versus 2019 Jeep Renegade differences by calling the Southlake Kia team at (219) 947-1500 or fill out our contact form.

For the purposes of this comparison, we’ll be looking at the 2020 Kia Soul EX, starting at $22,690 MSRP, and the 2019 Jeep Renegade Latitude, starting at $23,875 MSRP.

Performance & Handling

Add some pep to your step when you drive the 2020 Kia Soul or 2019 Jeep Renegade. Both of these crossovers offer a thrilling ride and hill start assist, but only the 2020 Soul is equipped with a 2.0L I4 engine, producing 147 HP and 132 lb.-ft. of torque. The Kia Soul also includes an Intelligent Variable Transmission, drive mode select, and earns up to 29 city MPG and 35 highway MPG, making it the more efficient choice.


Treat your senses when you slide behind the wheel of the 2020 Kia Soul or new Jeep Renegade. Both of these crossovers include a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, automatic temperature control, and steering wheel-mounted controls, but only the Soul offers the following premium comforts all passengers can enjoy:

  • 10-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support
  • Cargo cover
  • Dual-level cargo board
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
  • Premium tricot cloth seat trim
Green 2020 Kia Soul exterior


Turn heads every time you drive the new Kia Soul or 2019 Jeep Renegade. These crossovers boast extreme style with fog lights, privacy solar glass, and heated, power outside mirrors. Discover some of the additional exterior features found on the 2020 Kia Soul below.

  • 17-in. alloy wheels
  • Available two-tone roof treatment
  • Hot stamping type front grille
  • Roof rack mounting points


Stay in the loop with the 2020 Kia Soul and all-new Jeep Renegade! From smartphone integration and Bluetooth® technology to a push-button start/stop, these small crossovers have it all. The Soul takes your connectivity to the next level with these high-tech features:

  • HD Radio™
  • Premium navigation
  • UVO Link with 10.25-in. color touchscreen display
  • Wireless charger
2020 Kia Soul technology
2020 Kia Soul safety


Protect what matters with the 2020 Kia Soul or 2019 Jeep Renegade. Both crossovers offer advanced airbag systems and rear camera displays to help you stay aware of your surroundings. However, only the new Soul includes the following safety considerations:

  • Blind spot collision warning
  • Driver attention warning
  • Forward collision avoidance assist
  • Lane keeping and lane change assist
  • Rear cross-traffic collision avoidance


Drive with confidence when you choose the 2020 Kia Soul or 2019 Jeep Renegade. While both crossovers include a 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan, the new Soul bests the Renegade in every other warranty category. The 2020 Kia Soul offers these additional coverages at no extra cost to you:

  • 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty
  • 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty
  • 5-year/100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty