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2022 Buick Envision vs. 2021 Kia Niro EV Review

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2022 Buick
Envision

MSRP*: $31,800 to $42,200
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2021 Kia
Niro EV

MSRP*: $39,090 to $44,650
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Invoice* $30,337 to $40,259 $38,112 to $43,534
MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG 123 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 53.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4 201-hp, (electric)
Transmission Auto Manual Automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 228 hp 201 hp
Exterior Length 182.5 in 172.2 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.0 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 37.7 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Envision than in the Kia Niro EV. The Kia Niro EV will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Buick Envision, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Niro EV.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Envision will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Niro EV. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Buick Envision and the Kia Niro EV have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Envision is much wider than the Kia Niro EV, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Envision, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Kia Niro EV.

Handling
The Buick Envision has a larger turning radius than the Kia Niro EV, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Envision has a little more horsepower than the Kia Niro EV.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Buick Envision doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Niro EV.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Envision and the Kia Niro EV. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Buick Envision as you will in the Kia Niro EV.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Envision is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Niro EV.