Kia Niro vs. Honda HR-V near Waterbury, CT


2018 Kia Niro


2018 Honda HR-V

How Does The Kia Niro Compare to its Competition?

If you are in the Watertown, Waterbury, Bristol, Milford, or Naugatuck, CT, areas and you are looking for a highly-capable crossover, perhaps you should take a test drive in one of our new Kia Niro models! The Kia Niro is a hybrid crossover that gets outstanding gas mileage, is comfortable for passengers both in the front and in the rear, and contains enough space for any luggage, packages, or groceries that you need room for, but how does it stand up to its competition? Take a look below to see.

The 2018 Kia Niro Takes on the 2018 Honda HR-V

  • Perhaps the biggest difference between these two wonderful crossovers is the fuel economy. The Kia Niro is a hybrid and so it contains an outstanding EPA estimated 52/49 city/highway miles per gallon rating. The Honda HR-V only provides an EPA-estimated 25/33 city/highway miles per gallon.
  • Even though the Kia Niro receives better gas mileage, it also provides considerably more torque in the standard engine than the HR-V. The Niro hits 195 lb-ft of torque to get you up and running with ease, while the HR-V can only offer a meager 127 lb-ft of torque.
  • Besides the money at the gas station and the upfront cost, the Kia Niro also saves you money with its basic and powertrain warranties. The basic warranty is good for 60 months/60,000 miles and the powertrain warranty lasts for up to 120 months/100,000 miles. The Honda HR-V's basic and powertrain warranties are only around for 36 months/36,000 miles and 60 months/60,000 miles respectively.
  • The Kia Niro provides you with more front head and leg room, as well as more rear head and shoulder room, than the HR-V, giving taller passengers the added space they need to stretch out on long trips.

In the base Kia Niro model you will find a few features that are either not available in the Honda HR-V or have to be added in the later trim levels. These features include: an auxiliary jack, overhead console storage, satellite radio, and a dual zone temperature control.


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