Kia Niro vs Honda HR-V

2023 Honda HR-V
2023 Honda HR-V
$23,800MSRP
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2023 Kia Niro
2023 Kia Niro
$26,590MSRP
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2023 Honda HR-V
$23,800MSRP
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2023 Kia Niro
$26,590MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$23,800

MSRP

$26,590

Average price

$20,939

Average price

$19,049

Listings

9202

Listings

3441
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

8.2 out of 10

Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10
Pros
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Fun to drive
  • Top trim feels more expensive than it is
Cons
  • No hybrid option
  • Fairly pedestrian performance
Pros
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Fuel-efficient
  • Standard advanced safety features
Cons
  • All-wheel drive not available
  • Irritating transmission

Reviews Summary

Honda’s subcompact SUV gets a makeover inside and out. Previously based on the Fit, the new HR-V shares the global architecture that also underpins the Civic.

Honda continues to narrow trim options: There were once as many as five, but the Touring trim level got the axe for the 2022 model year, and the EX has now left the lineup as well. The three remaining trims for 2023 are LX, Sport, and EX-L. We drove the top trim, EX-L, through the mountains of Washington's Columbia River Gorge.

New styling plus the newly standard Honda Sensing suite of safety features put this latest HR-V back at the front of the pack it led when it debuted in 2016.

Reviews Summary

The all-new 2023 Kia Niro offers up a fresh take on sustainable mobility. From cleanly defined exterior lines to a minimalist but eco-friendly cabin redesign (the seats are made from eucalyptus leaves!), the second-generation Niro also tops the fuel economy charts with a best-in-class 53 mpg combined.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 158 hp I4

Engine

1.6L 139 hp I4 Hybrid

Drive Train

FWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

158 hp @ 6500 rpm

Horsepower

EV Battery Capacity

EV Battery Capacity

1.3 kWh

MPG City

26

MPG City

53

MPG Highway

32

MPG Highway

45
2023 Honda HR-V
2023 Honda HR-V
$23,800MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2023 Kia Niro
2023 Kia Niro
$26,590MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Honda HR-V
$23,800MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Kia Niro
$26,590MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$23,800
$26,590
Average price
$20,939
$19,049
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.4
4.6
Expert reviews

8.2 out of 10

Read full review

7.7 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Fun to drive
  • Top trim feels more expensive than it is
Cons
  • No hybrid option
  • Fairly pedestrian performance
Pros
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Fuel-efficient
  • Standard advanced safety features
Cons
  • All-wheel drive not available
  • Irritating transmission
Summary

Honda’s subcompact SUV gets a makeover inside and out. Previously based on the Fit, the new HR-V shares the global architecture that also underpins the Civic.

Honda continues to narrow trim options: There were once as many as five, but the Touring trim level got the axe for the 2022 model year, and the EX has now left the lineup as well. The three remaining trims for 2023 are LX, Sport, and EX-L. We drove the top trim, EX-L, through the mountains of Washington's Columbia River Gorge.

New styling plus the newly standard Honda Sensing suite of safety features put this latest HR-V back at the front of the pack it led when it debuted in 2016.

The all-new 2023 Kia Niro offers up a fresh take on sustainable mobility. From cleanly defined exterior lines to a minimalist but eco-friendly cabin redesign (the seats are made from eucalyptus leaves!), the second-generation Niro also tops the fuel economy charts with a best-in-class 53 mpg combined.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.0L 158 hp I4
1.6L 139 hp I4 Hybrid
Drive Train
FWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
158 hp @ 6500 rpm
EV Battery Capacity
1.3 kWh
MPG City
26
53
MPG Highway
32
45
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