Compare 2020 Honda Insight vs 2019 Kia Niro

2020 Honda Insight
2019 Kia Niro
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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Insight EX CVT 55 49 $22,581 $24,310
Insight LX CVT 55 49 $21,303 $22,930
Insight Touring CVT 51 45 $26,312 $28,340
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EX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Niro EX FWD 51 46 $25,345 $26,400
Niro LX FWD 51 46 $23,030 $23,900
Niro S Touring FWD 46 40 $27,612 $28,800
Niro Touring FWD 46 40 $30,931 $32,250
Niro EV EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $42,240 $44,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,581
$25,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,310
$26,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$405 / month
$440 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Insight is a fuel-efficient compact sedan that has a secret: it’s among the safest cars on the road. 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
55 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
49 mpg 46 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.6 100.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.3 48.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 60.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 71.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 61.6
Length, Overall (in)
183.6 171.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 19.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 19.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 54.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 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)
10.6 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 35
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR16 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3000 3199
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
99 @ 5000 195 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.6 L/96
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
151 @ 6000 139 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
55 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
52 49
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
49 46
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 0.81 3.87
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.23
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.45 5.35
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.22
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.93
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.37
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Insight Kia Niro
Body Style
Sedan Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.4 3.6
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