2018 Kia Soul vs 2018 Chevrolet Trax

Driver side exterior view of a white 2018 Kia Soul on the left "vs" passenger side exterior view of a blue 2018 Chevy Trax on the right

Searching for an attractive and accommodating compact crossover SUV can take some serious time thanks to all of the options available, but two that consistently trend towards the tops of the list are the 2018 Kia Soul and the 2018 Chevrolet Trax. These two crossovers provide their owners with interior cargo and passenger flexibility as well as exciting and efficient drivetrains. Have a look at the differences between the specs and features of the 2018 Kia Soul and the 2018 Chevy Trax right here and find your right fit compact crossover today.

2018 Kia Soul


2018 Chevrolet Trax

1.6L 16-Valve I-4 Standard Engine 1.4L 4-Cylinder
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
5 People Passenger Capacity 5 People
61.3 Cubic Feet Cargo Capacity 48.4 Cubic Feet

What are the Differences between the 2018 Soul & the 2018 Trax?

Both the 2018 Kia Soul and the 2018 Chevrolet Trax have three trim levels to choose from that allow customers the ability to get the features that fit their needs best. Standard interior features of the 2018 Kia Soul include a 6-Speaker Audio System with SiriusXM® Radio and MP3 capability. The 2018 Chevy Trax’s standard stereo doesn’t come equipped with SiriusXM® or MP3 connectivity. A rear seat 60/40 split-folding rear seat can be found in the 2018 Soul and 2018 Trax, but as you can see from the chart above the 2018 Kia Soul has more overall cargo space than the 2018 Chevy Trax. The 2018 Kia Soul also provides front seat passengers with more legroom, shoulder room, and hip room than the 2018 Chevy Trax.

When choosing to upgrade all the way to the top trim level of the 2018 Kia Soul, customers are rewarded with a 7” Color Touchscreen Display with Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay™ to keep important navigation, messaging, and even their favorite music right at their fingertips. The 2018 Kia Soul ! also gets equipped with a Smart Key with Push-Button Start, Black Cloth Seats with Black Leather Seat Trim and contrasting orange stitching. You can find very similar features inside the 2018 Chevy Trax too but at a much higher MSRP. With more interior amenities, cargo and passenger space, the 2018 Kia Soul is the easy winner over the 2018 Chevy Trax. Take the 2018 Kia Soul for a test drive today at Carolina Kia in High Point, NC.