2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2022 Kia Niro EV | NewCars.com

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2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2022 Kia Niro EV Review

Picture of the 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2022 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $33,595 to $77,095
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2022 Kia
Niro EV

MSRP*: $39,990 to $44,650
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MPG - City 13 - 21 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 17 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats Info not available
Cargo Space 67.4 - 72.4 ft3 53.0 ft3
Engine
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Info not available
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, M/T Info not available
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 270 - 470 hp 201 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 188.4 in 172.2 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.0 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 37.7 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Kia Niro EV. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than 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). The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Niro EV.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Kia Niro EV.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited greatly out-muscles the Kia Niro EV.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited more than the Kia Niro EV, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Niro EV.