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2019 Kia Niro
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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius c L 48 43 $20,454 $21,530
Prius c LE 48 43 $21,369 $22,955
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,345
$20,454
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,400
$21,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$440 / month
$359 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
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
51 mpg 48 mpg
Highway
46 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.9 87.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 51
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.3 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 52.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 100.4
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 58.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 67.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 58.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 159.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 17.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 9.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 31.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3199 2530
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 5
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/96 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
139 @ 5700 99 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 2400 82 @ 4000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
49 46
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
46 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 48
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.35 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.87 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Niro Toyota Prius c
Body Style
Sport Utility Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.6 3.8
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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