2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue | NewCars.com

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2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Review

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2020 Kia
Niro Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $29,490 to $36,390
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2021 Nissan
Rogue

MSRP*: $25,850 to $37,030
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Invoice* $28,604 to $35,299 $24,470 to $35,031
MPG - City Info not available 25 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.5 ft3 72.9 - 74.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 104 hp 181 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,350 lbs
Exterior Length 171.5 in 183.0 in
Exterior Width 71.1 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 38.5 in
Head Room Front 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 39.2 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.2 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ***
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Nissan Rogue, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid and the Nissan Rogue.

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 Plug-In Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Rogue. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid and the Nissan Rogue have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is a little narrower than the Nissan Rogue, 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 Plug-In Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Rogue.

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

Powertrain
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has much lower torque than the Nissan Rogue, 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 Plug-In Hybrid and the Nissan Rogue. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Rogue.

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 Nissan Rogue.