Compare 2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Nissan Leaf

2020 Kia Niro
2020 Nissan Leaf
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EX Premium FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Niro EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $31,807 $32,790
Niro LX FWD 51 46 $23,853 $24,590
Niro LXS FWD N/A N/A $25,211 $25,990
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 EX FWD N/A N/A $32,290 $33,290
Niro Plug-In Hybrid EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $35,299 $36,390
Niro Plug-In Hybrid LXS FWD N/A N/A $28,604 $29,490
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S Hatchback
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LEAF S Hatchback N/A N/A $29,935 $31,600
LEAF S PLUS Hatchback N/A N/A $36,177 $38,200
LEAF SL PLUS Hatchback N/A N/A $41,568 $43,900
LEAF SV Hatchback N/A N/A $32,384 $34,190
LEAF SV PLUS Hatchback N/A N/A $37,643 $39,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,807
$29,935
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,790
$31,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$527 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Kia Niro is a compelling eco-friendly car for those opposed to Prius-like looks. The 2020 Nissan Leaf has outgrown its nerdy, commuter-car phase and steers now toward mainstream.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon Coming Soon
Highway
Coming Soon Coming Soon
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagons Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.9 92.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 52.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 41.2
Second Hip Room (in)
48.3 50
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
171.5 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 61.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.6
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)
- 23.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 30
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 11.5
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 11.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 2400 236
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/96 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
139 @ 5700 147 @ 3282
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
49 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
46 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 99
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
- 150
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 123
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 111
Transmission
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 Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.87 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 8.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.35 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Niro Nissan LEAF
Body Style
Sport Utility Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.6 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3538
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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