Compare 2020 Nissan Kicks vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 Nissan Kicks
2020 Subaru Crosstrek
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kicks S FWD 31 36 $18,383 $19,070
Kicks SR FWD 31 36 $20,546 $21,320
Kicks SV FWD 31 36 $19,951 $20,700
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 27 33 $22,255 $23,495
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 33 $25,857 $27,395
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,015 $22,145
Crosstrek Premium CVT 27 33 $23,226 $24,545
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $21,986 $23,195
Crosstrek Hybrid CVT N/A N/A $33,016 $35,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,383
$22,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,070
$23,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Nissan Kicks is a quirky and cute crossover that’s inexpensive, but some of the details just feel cheap. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek puts safety first, with capability a close second.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.7 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.9 100.9
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.9 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
169.1 175.8
Height, Overall (in)
62.4 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 104.9
Liftover Height (in)
26.8 30.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 71
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 61
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.6 29.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
32.3 55.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.4 32.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.3 20.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
38.3 42.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
57 64.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.3 20.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
53.2 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 10.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 11.6
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.8 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2691 3188
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 4000 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 6300 152 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 33
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 - 0.46 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.90
Trans Type
1 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.77 4.38
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Nissan Kicks Subaru Crosstrek
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.4 5.9
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
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 Nissan Kicks
  • 2020 Nissan Kicks is a good value
  • Rebates: $2,000 cash back
  • Financing: From 0% APR for 72 months + $500
  • Leasing: From $285 per month for 36 months
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2020 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2021 Crosstrek selection improving
  • No factory rebate, but dealer discounting likely
  • Lease from $275 for 36 months
  • Get 1.9% APR for 48 months

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