2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Lexus UX 200 | NewCars.com

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2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Lexus UX 200 Review

New 2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Kia
Niro Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Lexus UX 200

2020 Lexus
UX 200

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MSRP*
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$29,490 to $36,390
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$32,300 to $37,500
Invoice* $28,604 to $35,299 $30,653 to $35,588
MPG - City N/A 29
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid than in the Lexus UX 200. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus UX 200.

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 Plug-In Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus UX 200. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lexus UX 200.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is a little narrower than the Lexus UX 200, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Lexus UX 200, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has much lower torque than the Lexus UX 200, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Lexus UX 200, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has a lot less horsepower than the Lexus UX 200.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid and the Lexus UX 200.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid than that of the Lexus UX 200.