2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

New 2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Kia
Niro Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$29,490 to $36,390
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$35,145
Invoice* $28,604 to $35,299 $33,016
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. 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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is about the same width as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has the same turning radius as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same 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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. With the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.