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2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Ford
Bronco Sport

MSRP*: $27,215 to $38,160
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Picture of the 2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Kia
Niro Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $29,490 to $36,390
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Invoice* $26,806 to $36,824 $28,604 to $35,299
MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 60.1 - 65.2 ft3 54.5 ft3
Engine I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 104 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 2,205 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 172.7 in 171.5 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.4 in
Head Room Front 39.1 - 41.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 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 Ford Bronco Sport than in the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid. The Ford Bronco Sport will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Bronco Sport or the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Bronco Sport is much higher than that for the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Bronco Sport is much wider than the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford Bronco Sport takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Bronco Sport greatly out-muscles the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Bronco Sport does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Bronco Sport and the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid. The Ford Bronco Sport has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Bronco Sport is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.