Toyota may be known as the leader in hybrid technology but Kia is giving Toyota a run for its money with its all-new 2017 Kia Niro. This hybrid utility vehicle is giving customers an option to have a off-road themed crossover with astonishing fuel-efficiency. The new Niro is making a big impact in the hybrid market and this comparison of the 2017 Kia Niro vs 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid shows just how revolutionary and amazing the all-new Niro crossover hybrid is.
The 2017 Niro is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and with an electric motor the total output is 146 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The electric motor is powered by a lithium-ion battery pack that is mounted underneath the backseat. The Kia Niro has a fuel economy that is more comparable to the Toyota Prius with an estimated 50 mpg combined the Niro is far above the 2017 RAV4 Hybrids 32 mpg combined.
|2017 Kia Niro||VS||2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid|
|50 Combined MPG||Fuel Economy||32 Combined MPG|
|1.6-Liter Four-Cylinder with 146 HP||Engine||2.5-Liter Four-Cylinder with 194 HP|
|Yes||Apple CarPlay and Android Auto||No|
Along with a stylish and practical design paired with impressive fuel economy the all-new Kia Niro features all of the best features that customers want in new vehicles. Customers can enjoy features such as wireless charging, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 8GB of music storage, and an entire lineup of active safety features including lane departure warning system, forward collision warning system, smart cruise control, park assist and more.
The all-new 2017 Kia Niro will be available soon. If you are interested in the 2017 Niro please contact Moritz Kia in the Fort Worth area to talk with a team member. We have three locations in the Fort Worth and Hurst area and currently each location offers one Niro showroom model. Stop by today to check out the all-new hybrid for yourself.