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VW Jetta vs Kia Soul

By Autolist Staff | May 29, 2019

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Kia Soul

Our User's Take

What owners think


100%

Would Buy Again

2 Ratings

100%

Would Buy Again

2 Ratings

Cost of Ownership

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Kia Soul

Annual Fuel Costs

$1,415
15k miles at $2.642/gal
$1,468
15k miles at $2.642/gal
Fuel Economy

25 mpg (miles per gallon)
City
24 mpg (miles per gallon)
City
32 mpg (miles per gallon)
Highway
30 mpg (miles per gallon)
Highway

Safety

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Kia Soul

NHTSA Crash Test Results

Overall
5 stars
Overall
Safety Features

Available
Autonomous Braking
Available
Autonomous Braking
Available
Blind-Spot Warnings
Available
Blind-Spot Warnings
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
-
Lane-Keep Assist
-
Lane-Keep Assist
Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Available
Cross-Traffic Alert

Interior

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Kia Soul

Interior Features

Available
Leather
-
Leather
Available
Moonroof
Available
Moonroof
Available
Heated Seats
Available
Heated Seats
Available
Keyless Entry
Available
Keyless Entry
Available
Climate Control
Available
Climate Control
Technology

Standard
Apple Carplay
Available
Apple Carplay
Standard
Android Auto
Available
Android Auto
Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Bluetooth
Standard
Bluetooth
Available
Navigation System
Available
Navigation System

Under the Hood

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Kia Soul

Powertrain

6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Transmission
FWD
Drivetrain
FWD
Drivetrain
Drivetrain

147+ HP @ 5000 RPM
Horsepower
N/A
Horsepower
184+ lb-ft @ 1400 RPM
Torque
N/A
Torque
I4
Cylinders
N/A
Cylinders