Compare 2022 Kia Niro vs 2022 Nissan Leaf

2022 Kia Niro
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EX Premium FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Niro EX Premium FWD 51 46 $31,031 $31,990
Niro LX FWD 53 48 $23,948 $24,690
Niro LXS FWD 51 46 $25,306 $26,090
Niro LXS SE FWD 51 46 $26,763 $27,590
Niro Touring SE FWD 46 40 $28,992 $29,890
Niro EV EX FWD N/A N/A $38,991 $39,990
Niro EV EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $43,534 $44,650
Niro EV S FWD N/A N/A $38,112 $39,090
Niro Plug-In Hybrid EX FWD N/A N/A $32,389 $33,390
Niro Plug-In Hybrid EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $35,394 $36,490
Niro Plug-In Hybrid LXS FWD N/A N/A $28,703 $29,590
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S Hatchback
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LEAF S Hatchback N/A N/A $25,963 $27,400
LEAF S PLUS Hatchback N/A N/A $30,692 $32,400
LEAF SL PLUS Hatchback N/A N/A $35,420 $37,400
LEAF SV Hatchback N/A N/A $27,287 $28,800
LEAF SV PLUS Hatchback N/A N/A $33,529 $35,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,031
$25,963
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,990
$27,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$457 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Kia Niro is a frugal choice that brims with practicality and, in many configurations, value. The 2022 Nissan Leaf is an affordable and refreshingly straightforward electric car, and it’s become a good value.
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Fuel Economy
City
51 mpg Coming Soon
Highway
46 mpg Coming Soon
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagons Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.9 92.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 41.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.3 50
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 52.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
171.5 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 23.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 30
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3150 3516
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Engine
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
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
49 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
46 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 99
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
- 150
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 123
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 111
Transmission
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
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 Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Niro Nissan LEAF
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 -
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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2022 Kia Niro
  • 2022 Kia Niro arriving; 2021s sold out
  • Lease: From $249 for 36 months
  • Rebate: No Cash Incentives
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 48 months
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2022 Nissan Leaf
  • 2022 Nissan LEAF is very hard to find
  • Lease: From $329 per month for 36 months
  • Rebates: Eligible for tax credits
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 72 months
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