2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan | NewCars.com

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2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

New 2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Kia
Niro Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

2020 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*
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$29,490 to $36,390
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$24,945 to $38,795
Invoice* $28,604 to $35,299 $23,947 to $37,243
MPG - City N/A 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy N/A 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Tiguan. 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 Volkswagen Tiguan.

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 Volkswagen Tiguan. 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 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is a little narrower than the Volkswagen Tiguan, 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 Volkswagen Tiguan.

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

Handling
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, allowing you to more easily 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 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has less seating than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making the Volkswagen Tiguan the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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 Volkswagen Tiguan.