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Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime

When we compare the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid to the Toyota RAV4 Prime, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and fuel efficiency. The Toyota RAV4 Prime has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid versus the Toyota RAV4 Prime, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid versus Toyota RAV4 Prime Pricing

For a new model, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid's price is between $30,762 and $38,426, with the Toyota RAV4 Prime priced between $40,311 and $50,366.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid’s base engine makes 139 horsepower, and the Toyota RAV4 Prime base engine makes 302 horsepower. The Niro Plug-In Hybrid is rated to deliver an average of 46 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles. The RAV4 Prime is rated to deliver an average of 38 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 564 miles. Both models use electricity, regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are hybrid SUVs, the Toyota RAV4 Prime has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Toyota RAV4 Prime has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

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2022 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,762 - $38,426

Used Asking Price:

$26,081 - $37,000

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,311 - $50,366

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

38%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.3 / 10

Reliability:

7.1 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

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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

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

EX, LXS, EX Premium

Trim Levels

SE, XSE

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years

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):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

139 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

195 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

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

0.041 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

302 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

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

0.071 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):

48 / 44 / 46

Range (city/hwy):

573 / 528 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

40 / 36 / 38

Range (city/hwy):

622 / 564 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Regular Unleaded

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

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:

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:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.8 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.4 inches

Cargo Space:

33.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

63.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

134.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3391 lbs

Width:

71.1 inches

Height:

60.8 inches

Length:

171.5 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4235 lbs

Width:

73 inches

Height:

67 inches

Length:

180.9 inches

Wheelbase:

105.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P205/60R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

225/60R18