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2020 Nissan Kicks vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Review

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2021 Subaru

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$19,070 to $21,320
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$22,245 to $27,995
Invoice* $18,383 to $20,546 $21,108 to $26,411
MPG - City 31 22 - 27
MPG - Hwy 36 29 - 34
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Crosstrek than in the Nissan Kicks, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Kicks offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Subaru Crosstrek, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

With the Subaru Crosstrek, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Kicks, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Clearly, the Nissan Kicks is a better financial choice over the Subaru Crosstrek, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Kicks will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Subaru Crosstrek.

Since the Nissan Kicks is much slimmer than the Subaru Crosstrek, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Kicks is slightly shorter than the Subaru Crosstrek, which may make it easier to park.

The Nissan Kicks has much lower torque than the Subaru Crosstrek, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Nissan Kicks has a smaller turning radius than the Subaru Crosstrek, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Kicks has a lot less horsepower than the Subaru Crosstrek.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Nissan Kicks and the Subaru Crosstrek. The Nissan Kicks has significantly less cargo capacity than the Subaru Crosstrek.

The Nissan Kicks comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Crosstrek.