Comparing the 2019 Toyota Corolla vs the 2019 Kia Soul is quite revealing. Not only does the 2019 Corolla provide more options in terms of model availability, but it also outclasses the 2019 Soul in terms of fuel economy and standard driver assistance features as well. We’ve compared the two sedans below to help illustrate the differences between them.
Drivers looking for a 2019 Toyota Corolla will find it available in six trim levels: L, LE, LE Eco, SE, XSE and XLE. The 2019 Kia Soul is only offered in half as many trims, giving drivers less choice. The 2019 Toyota Corolla is a more efficient vehicle as well, receiving five more miles per gallon than the 2019 Kia Soul in the same driving conditions (combined city/highway travel).
Few competitors can match Toyota vehicles when it comes to standard safety features. A package which bundles together several advanced driver aids called Toyota Safety Sense comes standard in many modern Toyota vehicles, including the 2019 Corolla. Features such as a lane departure warning system and a forward collision warning system come standard in the 2019 Corolla, but are only available in select trims of the 2019 Soul.
The standard engine found in most 2019 Corolla models is a four-cylinder, 1.8-liter engine with 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. LE Eco models are powered by a modified engine which produces 140 horsepower and 126 pound-feet of torque.
Available 2019 Toyota Corolla safety features include: Daytime running lights, an engine immobilizer, a collapsible/energy-absorbing steering column, rear door child safety locks, child seat anchors, dual front side-mounted airbags, stability control, emergency braking assistance, tire pressure monitoring, head-impact protection structure and high-strength steel body paneling.