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Volkswagen ID.4 vs. Kia Niro EV

In comparing the Volkswagen ID.4 to the Kia Niro EV, the Volkswagen ID.4 has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Kia Niro EV has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing The Volkswagen ID.4 and Kia Niro EV have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volkswagen ID.4 versus the Kia Niro EV, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Volkswagen ID.4 versus Kia Niro EV Pricing

For a new model, the Volkswagen ID.4's price is between $41,519 and $51,196, with the Kia Niro EV priced between $39,766 and $47,344.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the Volkswagen ID.4 and the Kia Niro EV makes 201 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are electric SUVs, the Volkswagen ID.4 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Kia Niro EV has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Kia Niro EV has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Volkswagen ID.4.

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2023 Volkswagen ID.4

2022 Kia Niro EV

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,519 - $51,196

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

56.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$39,766 - $47,344

Used Asking Price:

$32,512 - $45,948

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

56.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

The Kia Niro EV is one of the most practical and engaging five-door electric vehicles sold in America. This is one to carefully consider if you don’t need the functionality of a larger AWD utility vehicle.

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Satisfying driving experience
  • Kia’s simple and effective infotainment system
  • Ample cargo volume - competitive with larger crossovers despite its compact size

  • Not a true crossover
  • No AWD available
  • No spare tire
  • Low volume

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

Pro, Pro S, Pro S Plus

Trim Levels

EX, EX Premium, S

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

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:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp

Torque:

229 foot-lbs

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

0.044 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp

Torque:

291 foot-lbs

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

0.052 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

MPGe:

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

275 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Battery Size/Capacity :

82 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

MPGe:

123 / 102 / 112

Range (city/hwy):

239 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

64 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

59 hours (120V)

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

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:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

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:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

30.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

64.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

130.2 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.7 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.1 inches

Cargo Space:

18.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

53 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

115.1 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4557 lbs

Width:

72.9 inches

Height:

64.5 inches

Length:

180.5 inches

Wheelbase:

108.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

6 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3854 lbs

Width:

71.1 inches

Height:

61.8 inches

Length:

172.2 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.1 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P235/55R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P215/55R17