Hyundai Kona Electric vs Kia Niro EV Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,788

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
Limited FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Hyundai Kona Electric, a subcompact crossover, carries over mostly unchanged for 2020. The Kona Electric’s competitors include the Kia Soul EV, Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, and Toyota ...

2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

Brand-new for 2019, the Niro EV is the first electric Kia to crack 200 miles of range. It’s based on the Niro Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid, which Kia introduced in 2017, but it forgoes th...

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  • Look and Feel 5
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
Limited FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
20
writes:
Wow. I really love this car. Test drove what I think are all of the other comparable electrics - Tesla 3, Le...
writes:
The car is a dream to drive. Its very responsive to both acceleration and deceleration. The ride is very comfo...
Handling Ranked 2019 Nissan Leaf S Plus FWD worse.
"Very responsive. The Smart Cruise Control will take a bit of getting used to."
Family Car Ranked 2019 Nissan Leaf S Plus FWD worse.
"Comfortable in both front and rear seats. Lots of cargo space complete this as a viable family car."
20
writes:
I test drove the Niro EV and purchased it.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Hyundai Kona SEL FWD worse.
"The Niro and Kona have essentially the same cargo capacity. However the rear passenger space is superior on the Niro."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Hyundai Kona SEL FWD worse.
"The Niro and Kona are essentially the same, except the Niro has more passenger space in the rear seat. The Niro also has a longer wheelbase giving a slightly smoother ride."

Specs

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
Limited FWD
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
123 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
102 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 36 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.2 cu ft 18.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,062 lbs
Exterior
Length 164.6 in 172.2 in
Width 70.9 in 71.1 in
Height 61.2 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
Limited FWD
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aluminum Silver
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Gravity Blue
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package 2.0

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