Compare 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric vs 2019 Kia Niro

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric
2019 Kia Niro
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Limited FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona EV Limited FWD N/A N/A $40,158 $41,400
Kona EV SEL FWD N/A N/A $35,979 $36,950
Kona EV Ultimate FWD N/A N/A $43,294 $44,900
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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
$40,158
$25,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,400
$26,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$690 / month
$440 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is an exceptional electric hatchback that should get more attention than it does. 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
0 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 46 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 48.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 100.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
164.6 171.5
Height, Overall (in)
61.2 60.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
45.8 54.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.2 19.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.2 19.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 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)
12 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P205/60HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3770 3199
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
291 195 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 3800 139 @ 5700
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
Displacement
- 1.6 L/96
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
120 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
108 -
Battery Range (mi)
258 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
132 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 46
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 49
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.98 3.23
Trans Type
1 6
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.96
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 5.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.22
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.93
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.37
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Kona EV Kia Niro
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 11.9
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 3.6
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric
  • 2019 Kona Electric available now, 2020s expected soon
  • Rebates: No offers currently available
  • Lease: From $349/month
  • Finance: 2.9% APR for 60 months
2019 Kia Niro
  • 2019 Kia Niro available
  • Cash: Up to $2,500
  • Finance: 0.0% for 60 months
  • Lease: From $209 per month
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