2020 Jeep Renegade vs Kia Soul Lansing KS

2020 Jeep Renegade Features & Specs 2020 Kia Soul
180 hp Standard Horsepower 147 hp
175 lb-ft Engine Torque 132 lb-ft
9-speed automatic Transmission Continuously variable-speed automatic
4WD or FWD Drivetrain FWD

2020 Jeep Renegade vs Kia Soul

Are you looking for a small SUV with loads of spunk and personality? Then there are only two SUVs you need to check out, and those are the 2020 Jeep Renegade and the 2020 Kia Soul. The Jeep Renegade comes in loads of fun colors, a removable sunroof, and heated seats. The Kia Soul offers up two engine choices, a boxy design, and available sport-themed model. Find out which model is right for you by checking out our comparison review below!

2020 Jeep Renegade Power & Handling

The Jeep Renegade Sport and Latitude are powered by a 180 horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 175 lb-ft of torque. When you opt for the Limited or Trailhawk, you’ll find a turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine the pushes out 177 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. This engine is also optional for the Sport and Latitude. The Trailhawk comes standard with a specialized four-wheel-drive system. All other trims come standard with front-wheel-drive, but four-wheel-drive is optional.

2020 Kia Soul Power & Handling

Most 2020 Kia Soul models you come across will be powered by a 147 horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pushes out 132 lb-ft of torque. The LX comes standardly equipped with a six-speed manual transmission but a continuously variable automatic transmission is optional. The GT-Line Turbo is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that comes paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. All Kia Souls drive power through the front-wheels All-wheel-drive is not available.

2020 Jeep Renegade Features & Design

The 2020 Jeep Renegade Sport rolls off the production line with a removable cargo floor panel, heated mirrors, Bluetooth, and a fold-flat front passenger seat so you can store more in your Renegade. The Latitude tacks on dual-zone automatic climate control, a 7-inch touchscreen, smartphone integration, and roof rails. On the Limited you’ll find luxurious features such as heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, wipers with de-icers, leather upholstery, and remote start. Last up, is the Trailhawk with off-road featuers such as hill descent control, tow hooks, and a raised suspension.

2020 Kia Soul Features & Design

The lineup for the 2020 Kia Soul consists of the LX, S, X-Line, GT-Line, EX, and GT-Line Turbo. The base model LX comes equipped with Bluetooth, smartphone integration, a 7-inch touchscreen, and a 60/40-split-folding rear seat. The S trim adds alloy wheels, upgraded cloth upholstery, and blind-spot monitoring. The GT-Line swings towards a sporty look with gloss-black mirrors and a triangle-pattern grille. A GT-Line Sunroof package adds on a sunroof, keyless entry, and blind-spot monitoring. On the higher up EX and GT-Line Turbo models, you’ll find a removable cargo floor and cargo cover, heated front seats, heated mirrors, and dual-zone automatic climate control.


We have to give it up to the 2020 Jeep Renegade! The 2020 Kia Soul simply left us feeling underwhelmed. Whereas the Renegade comes with an off-road-ready model and features such as a removable cargo floor panel as standard, something you can only get in a top tier Kia Soul. Check out the fantastic features and capability of the 2020 Jeep Renegade by coming on down to Main Street of Lansing Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today!