2017 Kia Niro vs The Competition

Federico Kia knows that searching for the right crossover vehicle can be tough. Since more manufacturers are evolving their crossover one step futher with a hybrid drivetrain, Federico Kia, located in Wood River, IL., is here to help you discover which Hybrid Crossover vehicle is the best fit for you. Whatever you're looking for, from pricing to fuel capacity - the 2017 Kia Niro has everything you need.

We've taken a look at the 2017 Niro and compared it against three of it's highest competitors to show you how it really stacks up - the 2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid, the 2017 Toyota Prius and the 2017 Honda HR-V. There's only one way to pick the right model for you: compare them side to side to learn which is the right option for you.

 Model 2017 Kia Niro
 2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2017 Toyota Prius
 2017 Honda HR-V
 Base MSRP
 $22,890 $24,175 $26,675 $23,615
 Comparably Equipped Price
 $23,785 $25,050 $27,560 $24,555
 Fuel Economy City (mpg)
 52 42 43 27
 Fuel Economy Highway (mpg)
 49 38 39 31
 Combined Fuel Economy (mpg)
 50 4041
 Basic Warranty (miles/month)
 60/60,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
 Powertrain Warranty (miles/month)
 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
 Height (in.)
 Front Track Width (in.)
 Rear Track Width (in.)
*For comparison purposes, the 2017 Kia Niro FE was compared with the 2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid SE, the 2017 Toyota Prius V Two and the 2017 Honda HR-V EX CVT AWD

The 2017 Kia Niro is the first of it's kind. Niro is a new approach to what a Hybrid Crossover can be. It achieves an EPA-est. 50 mpg combined and  a near-600-mile range. And it features a high efficiency 1.6L GDI engine and a smooth-transitioning dual-clutch automatic transmission that deliver pure fun behind the wheel.

Interested in tech? Explore the Niro App which allows you to explore Kia's first-ever hybrid crossover up close. Discover 360-degree views. Watch virtual reality movies. Even explore color and wheel options with customization tools. The best part is, do it all right from your iPad®. Learn all about Niro with the Augmented Reality (AR) Owner's Manual for your smartphone or tablet. Featuring point-and-scan guides to useful videos and maintenance tips, it's the app that helps you get the most out of your Niro. Have a question about Niro? Get your answer straight from NiroBot, Kia's brand-new chatbot for Facebook Messenger. NiroBot offers real-time responses complete with full-screen photo galleries, dealer locator information, and multimedia stories. Go ahead, ask away.


With record-breaking performance, the Kia Niro was driven in the achievement of a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast in a hybrid car. Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Robert Winger achieved the record by driving the Niro EX 3,715 miles - from LA to NYC - using only 4.1 tanks of gas. That's a record-setting mark of an incredible 76.6 mpg.

*GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS is a trademark of Guinness World Records, LTD.

The featured record(s) have been supplied courtesy of Guinness World Records Limited. Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle's condition. Niro EPA estimated MPG city/highway/combined FE 52/49/50, LX 51/46/49, EX 51/46/49, Touring Launch 46/40/43, Touring 46/40/43. Quantities are limited. LX and EX trims expected to arrive at dealerships Spring 2017.

The 2017 Kia Niro awarded with best hybrid SUV.2017 KIA NIRO WAS NAMED A 10 BEST HYBRID CAR UNDER $40,000 BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S KBB.COM

Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com staff members rounded up the standout hybrids of 2017 and, after extensive testing, picked their 10 Best Hybrid Cars Under $40,000. Making the list is the 2017 Kia Niro, which KBB.com applauds for its innovative drivetrain that includes an impressively efficient 6-speed automatic transmission.

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