2024 Kia Niro EV vs. 2024 Nissan Murano Review

Picture of the 2024 Kia Niro EV

2024 Kia
Niro EV

MSRP*: $39,600 to $44,600
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Picture of the 2024 Nissan Murano

2024 Nissan
Murano

MSRP*: $38,740 to $48,450
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MPG - City Info not available 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.7 ft3 65.0 - 67.0 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 260-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 260 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 174.0 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 75.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 38.1 - 39.9 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.8 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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Murano than in the Kia Niro EV, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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 Nissan Murano.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Niro EV will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Murano.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Niro EV is much slimmer than the Nissan Murano, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Kia Niro EV, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Murano.

Handling
The Kia Niro EV has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Murano, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Kia Niro EV, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Nissan Murano. When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Niro EV has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Murano.

Powertrain
The Kia Niro EV has much lower torque than the Nissan Murano, 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 Nissan Murano. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Kia Niro EV as you will in the Nissan Murano.