2023 Kia Niro EV vs. 2024 Toyota Venza 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 2024 Toyota Venza

2024 Toyota
Venza

MSRP*: $35,070 to $43,215
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MPG - City Info not available 40 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.7 ft3 55.1 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 219-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 219 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 174.0 in 186.6 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 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 Toyota Venza 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 Toyota Venza.

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 Kia Niro EV or the Toyota Venza, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro EV is a little narrower than the Toyota Venza, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. 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 Toyota Venza.

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

Performance
The Kia Niro EV has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Venza.

Powertrain
The Kia Niro EV has much lower torque than the Toyota Venza, 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 Toyota Venza. The Kia Niro EV has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota Venza.