Compare 2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Toyota Prius

2020 Kia Niro
2020 Toyota Prius
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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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L Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius L Eco 58 53 $22,866 $24,325
Prius LE N/A N/A $24,003 $25,535
Prius LE AWD-e 52 48 $25,319 $26,935
Prius Limited N/A N/A $30,256 $32,500
Prius XLE N/A N/A $26,416 $28,375
Prius XLE AWD-e 52 48 $27,346 $29,375
Prius Prime LE N/A N/A $26,785 $27,900
Prius Prime Limited N/A N/A $32,447 $33,800
Prius Prime XLE N/A N/A $28,608 $29,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,807
$22,866
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,790
$24,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Kia Niro is a compelling eco-friendly car for those opposed to Prius-like looks. The 2020 Toyota Prius is a good choice for commuters made even better with more smartphone connectivity this year.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 58 mpg
Highway
- 53 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
48.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.9 93.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 53
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
171.5 180
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 69.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 27.4
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 10.2
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 10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 33.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6.5
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 2400 105 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/96 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
139 @ 5700 121 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
46 53
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 58
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
49 56
Transmission
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
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 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Niro Toyota Prius
Body Style
Sport Utility Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.6 3.1
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3010
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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