Compare 2020 Hyundai Kona vs 2020 Kia Niro

2020 Hyundai Kona
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $26,264 $27,500
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $24,948 $26,100
Kona SE Automatic AWD 26 30 $21,029 $21,700
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,699 $20,300
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 26 30 $22,504 $23,500
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $21,188 $22,100
Kona SEL Plus Automatic AWD 26 30 $24,243 $25,350
Kona SEL Plus Automatic FWD 27 33 $22,927 $23,950
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $28,003 $29,350
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,687 $27,950
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LX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Niro LX FWD 51 46 $23,853 $24,590
Niro Touring FWD 46 40 $27,440 $28,290
Niro Touring SE FWD 46 40 $29,867 $30,790
Niro EV EX FWD N/A N/A $38,112 $39,090
Niro EV EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $43,476 $44,590
Niro Plug-In Hybrid LXS FWD N/A N/A $28,604 $29,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,264
$23,853
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,500
$24,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$458 / month
$410 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Hyundai Kona is an eyeful, but has nearly everything crossover buyers want in a city-friendly package. The 2020 Kia Niro is a compelling eco-friendly car for those opposed to Prius-like looks.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 46 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 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)
37.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 100.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
61.6 60.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
164 171.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.2 19.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
45.8 54.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.2 19.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 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)
12 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45HR18 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45HR18 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3256 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5500 139 @ 5700
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 195 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.6 L/96
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 46
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 49
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.70 5.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 2.22
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 3.87
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.37
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Kona Kia Niro
Body Style
Sport Utility 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
6.6 3.6
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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2020 Hyundai Kona
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