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2023 Hyundai Kona vs. 2023 Nissan Kicks Review

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2023 Hyundai
Kona

MSRP*: $22,140 to $30,450
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2023 Nissan
Kicks

MSRP*: $20,440 to $23,000
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MPG - City 27 - 30 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 45.8 ft3 32.3 ft3
Engine
  • 147-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 195-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 122-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 147 - 195 hp 122 hp
Exterior Length 165.6 - 166.0 in 169.1 in
Exterior Width 70.9 in 69.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 43.7 in
Rear 33.5 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 40.4 in
Rear 38.5 in

*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
The Hyundai Kona offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Nissan Kicks. The Nissan Kicks will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Kona.

Convenience
The Hyundai Kona requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Kicks, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Hyundai Kona is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Kicks.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Kona is much wider than the Nissan Kicks, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Hyundai Kona is slightly shorter than the Nissan Kicks, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Hyundai Kona has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Kicks, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Kona has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Kicks.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Hyundai Kona transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Kicks.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Kona and the Nissan Kicks. With the Hyundai Kona, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Kicks.