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2022 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2020 Kia Niro Review

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2022 Hyundai
Tucson

MSRP*: $24,950 to $36,200
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2020 Kia
Niro

MSRP*: $24,590 to $32,790
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Invoice* $23,966 to $34,404 $23,853 to $31,807
MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 46 - 51 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 MPG 40 - 46 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 80.3 ft3 54.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 187 hp 104 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 182.3 in 171.5 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.4 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.0 - 39.5 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Hyundai Tucson than in the Kia Niro. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Niro.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Tucson as you will with the Kia Niro, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Tucson is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Niro. 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 Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Niro have similar Destination Charges.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Niro, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Tucson greatly out-muscles the Kia Niro.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Tucson does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Niro.

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

Warranty
The Hyundai Tucson comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Niro.