2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2020 Kia Niro | NewCars.com

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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2020 Kia Niro Review

New 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2020 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

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New 2020 Kia Niro

2020 Kia
Niro

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MSRP*
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$22,595 to $26,995
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$24,590 to $32,790
Invoice* $21,958 to $26,232 $23,853 to $31,807
MPG - City 23 - 24 46 - 51
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 40 - 46
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Niro than in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the Kia Niro.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport as you will with the Kia Niro, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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

Dimensions
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is about the same width as the Kia Niro. When looking at overall length, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Niro.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Kia Niro.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has the same turning radius as the Kia Niro, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport greatly out-muscles the Kia Niro.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the Kia Niro. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has less cargo space than the Kia Niro, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Niro.