When comparing the 2019 Hyundai KONA's and the 2019 Nissan Kicks's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Hyundai KONA has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. The 2019 Nissan Kicks has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Hyundai KONA's and the 2019 Nissan Kicks's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Nissan Kicks is a better car than the 2019 Hyundai KONA.
2019 Hyundai KONA vs. 2019 Nissan Kicks Pricing
A used 2019 Hyundai KONA ranges from $15,449 to $24,794 while a used 2019 Nissan Kicks is priced between $13,998 to $22,212.
2019 Hyundai KONA vs. 2019 Nissan Kicks Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Hyundai KONA loses 43.3 percent of its value and the 2019 Nissan Kicks loses 44.4 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Hyundai KONA retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Nissan Kicks.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Hyundai KONA’s base engine makes 147 horsepower, and the 2019 Nissan Kicks base engine makes 122 horsepower. The KONA is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 436 miles. The Kicks is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 389 miles.This gives the 2019 Nissan Kicks the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Hyundai KONA the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the 2019 Nissan Kicks has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space. The 2019 Hyundai KONA has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2019 Hyundai KONA has higher safety ratings than the 2019 Nissan Kicks, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.