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

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2020 Kia Niro EX Premium FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Niro
EX Premium FWD
MSRP
$32,790
Invoice
$31,807
Average Price Paid
$31,524
351 listings nationwide

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2021 Hyundai Kona
Limited AWD
MSRP
$27,600
Invoice
$26,400
Average Price Paid
$26,378
1,369 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Kia Niro
EX Premium FWD
Fair Price
$32,234
Good Price
$30,707
Great Price
$29,834
2021 Hyundai Kona
Limited AWD
Fair Price
$27,082
Good Price
$25,684
Great Price
$24,886

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Niro
EX Premium FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,279
3 listings nationwide

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2021 Hyundai Kona
Limited AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,038
2 listings nationwide

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

2020 Kia Niro
EX Premium FWD
No User Reviews
2021 Hyundai Kona
Limited AWD
10
Tina writes:
I looked at both the Tucson and Kona after researching between these and Honda, Mazda or Mitsubishi. Hyundai ...
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Hyundai Tucson better.
"Only that its a bigger vehicle by height. Not really width. Kona had great knee clearance in the back regardless. So over all, I went with Kona, "
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Hyundai Tucson worse.
"I did!! I like that its AWD since I drive for my profession up in the mountains. Having grown up in MN...even though I dont really get snow all that often in NC...its nice to know Im covered. I went up to a SEL for the blind spot monitoring for the same reason of driving for the job, often with clients. They are my main concern."

Specs

2020 Kia Niro
EX Premium FWD
2021 Hyundai Kona
Limited AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
51 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
46 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Gasoline
Power
--
175 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
--
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.1:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.83 in x 3.82 in
3.03 in x 3.35 in
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
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
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 Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 34.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.4 cu ft 19.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 990 lbs 999 lbs
Exterior
Length 171.5 in 164 in
Width 71.1 in 70.9 in
Height 60.8 in 61.6 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Niro
EX Premium FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Deep Cerulean
  • Horizon Blue
  • Runway Red
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl
2021 Hyundai Kona
Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Chalk White
  • Lunar White
  • Pulse Red
  • Sonic Silver
  • Surf Blue
  • Thunder Gray
  • Ultra Black

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