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Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid vs. Kia Niro

When comparing the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid to the Kia Niro, the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and overall quality score. The Kia Niro has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid and Kia Niro have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid versus the Kia Niro, the Kia Niro is a better car than the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid.

Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid versus Kia Niro Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid ranges from $22,907 to $31,989 while a used Kia Niro from the same model year range is priced between $18,147 to $30,000. For a new model, the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid's price is between $27,978 and $34,929, with the Kia Niro priced between $24,935 and $33,807.

Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid versus Kia Niro Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is 7.2 out of 10 while the Kia Niro's quality rating is 7.1 out of 10. This results in the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid being ranked 3 out of 8 Best Plug-in Hybrid Cars and the Kia Niro being ranked 7 out of 21 Best Hybrid SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid and the Kia Niro makes 139 horsepower. The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is rated to deliver an average of 52 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 610 miles. The Niro is rated to deliver an average of 49 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 547 miles. The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid uses electricity, regular unleaded, and the Niro uses regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Kia Niro, a hybrid SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid, a hybrid compact car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room and trunk space.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$27,978 - $34,929

Used Asking Price:

$22,907 - $31,989

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$24,935 - $33,807

Used Asking Price:

$18,147 - $30,000

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.2 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

7.2 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 8
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3 / 8
8 / 23
11 / 23

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 21
7 / 21
9 / 21
9 / 21

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Hatchback

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Trim Levels

SEL, Limited, SE

Trim Levels

Touring Special Edition, LXS Special Edition, LX, LXS, EX Premium

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

139 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

195 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.042 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

139 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

195 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.045 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

52 / 51 / 52

Range (city/hwy):

622 / 610 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

51 / 46 / 49

Range (city/hwy):

607 / 547 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55 inches

Cargo Space:

23 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

119.2 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.2 inches

Cargo Space:

19.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

54.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

120.3 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3318 lbs

Width:

71.7 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

176 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3117 lbs

Width:

71.1 inches

Height:

60.8 inches

Length:

171.5 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

205/55R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P205/60R16