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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2019 Kia Niro EV Review

New 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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New 2019 Kia Niro EV

2019 Kia
Niro EV

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MSRP*
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$31,795 to $42,195
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$38,500 to $44,000
Invoice* $31,241 to $40,277 $36,960 to $42,240
MPG - City 17 123
MPG - Hwy 23 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 201-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 5
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 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.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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). Whether you pick the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited or the Kia Niro EV, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for 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.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as 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.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Niro EV.