2023 Kia Niro EV vs. 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

Picture of the 2023 Kia Niro EV

2023 Kia
Niro EV

MSRP*: $39,550 to $44,550
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Picture of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2023 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

MSRP*: $37,500 to $39,500
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MPG - City Info not available 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 32 - 34 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.7 ft3 50.5 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 221 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 174.0 in 173.6 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.0 in
Rear 38.1 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Kia Niro EV than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. The Kia Niro EV will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

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 Kia Niro EV is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro EV is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. When looking at overall length, the Kia Niro EV takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Handling
The Kia Niro EV has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Kia Niro EV has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Powertrain
The Kia Niro EV has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Niro EV and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. With the Kia Niro EV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.