2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Kia Sportage
The Kia Niro and the Kia Sportage SUVs are priced with only a $500 difference between their base models. So, for those in the market for an affordable compact SUV model, which is the better pick from the Kia catalog for their driving lifestyle? It’s the 2020 Kia Niro vs the 2020 Kia Sportage!
Kia Niro vs Kia Sportage
2020 Kia Niro
2020 Kia Sportage
|Model||2020 Kia Niro||2020 Kia Sportage|
|Baseline Engine||1.6L Inline 4||2.4L Inline 4|
|Upgraded Engine||N/A||2L Turbocharged Inline 4|
|Standard Transmission||6-Speed Automated Manual||6-Speed Shiftable Automatic|
|Standard Drivetrain||Front-Wheel Drive||Front-Wheel Drive|
|City Fuel Economy (mpg)||52||23|
|Highway Fuel Economy (mpg)||49||30|
|Combined Fuel Economy (mpg)||50||26|
|Front / Rear Legroom (in.)||41.7 / 37.4||41.5 / 38.2|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)||11.9||16.4|
|Maximum Cargo Capacity (ft3)||54.5||60.1|
|Classification||Hybrid Compact SUV||Compact SUV|
|Starting MSRP||2019 MY: $23,490 2020 MY: TBD||$23,990|
As a hybrid model, the 2020 Kia Niro clearly has an advantage in terms of fuel economy. However, other drivers might prefer the Sportage for its extra power, space, and other capabilities, including an available upgraded engine option and all-wheel drive.
Test Drive the Kia Niro or Kia Sportage in Kenosha, WI
To learn more about either of these Kia models, or any others, please browse through our online inventory here at Palmen Kia and schedule a test drive with your preferred Kia pick. Additionally, please continue to read our blog and contact us for additional automotive assistance.
The Palmen Kia team can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our store. The Palmen Kia dealership is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin and serves the Southeast Wisconsin areas of Racine, Milwaukee, and more, with Kia sales and automotive service.