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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
MSRP
$29,990
Invoice
$28,412
Average Price Paid
$29,128
103 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
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2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,974
17 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,816

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

The Leaf is approaching its first full decade of being on sale, and during those years, it’s doubled its range, reduced its charge time, and put its speedometer in the right place. But...

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 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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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.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
writes:
The car feels smaller than it is. Good acceleration and ride. Small cargo space in the rear kept me from serio...
Handling Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"Very responsive. The Smart Cruise Control will take a bit of getting used to."
Family Car Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"Comfortable in both front and rear seats. Lots of cargo space complete this as a viable family car."
writes:
It is lightweight its made of aluminum and carbon-fiber so that makes it very lightweight and it has a small g...
Looks/Style Ranked 2015 BMW i3 RWD with Range Extender better.
"It looks like a concept car something brand new not like every other car"
Back Seats Ranked 2015 BMW i3 RWD with Range Extender better.
"The door is open so that it makes it very easy to get in and out of the back seat and the front seat"
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

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
124 MPG
123 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
99 MPG
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
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 36 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 18.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,020 lbs 1,062 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 172.2 in
Width 70.5 in 71.1 in
Height 61.4 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [F01] S Charge Package
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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