Compare 2019 Chevrolet Volt vs 2019 Kia Niro

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5-Door HB LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB LT 42 42 $32,246 $33,520
5-Door HB Premier 42 42 $36,671 $38,120
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FWD FE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD FE 52 49 $22,668 $23,490
FWD LX 51 46 $23,030 $23,900
FWD EX 51 46 $25,345 $26,400
FWD S Touring N/A N/A $27,612 $28,800
FWD Touring 46 40 $30,931 $32,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,246
$22,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,520
$23,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$559 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Volt is a solid plug-in hybrid choice thanks to its long overall range and comfortable, high-quality feel. The 2019 Kia Niro is an efficiency-first hatchback with a secret: it’s also a good family car.
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Fuel Economy
City
42 mpg 52 mpg
Highway
42 mpg 49 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.70 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.70 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.80 40.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.30 48.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.50 56
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 100.9
Second Head Room (in)
35.80 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.20 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.10 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.80 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.10 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.20 71.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.60 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.40 -
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 54.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 19.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 19.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.00 x - TBD - 10.3
Brake Type
Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.00 x - TBD - 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
8.9 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.40 35
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
5GP NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50R17 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
5GP NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3519 3106
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
294 195 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
L3A NA
Displacement
1.5L/- TBD - 1.6 L/96
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 139 @ 5700
Mileage
Battery Range (mi)
53 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
42 (2018) 50 (Est)
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
106 (2018) -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
42 (2018) 49 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
42 (2018) 52 (Est)
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA 5.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.22
Trans Order Code
MKV NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 3.87
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.37
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Volt Kia Niro
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
0.8 3.5 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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