2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Hyundai Ioniq

Shopping for a spacious hybrid vehicle, but not sure which one is the best fit for you? Below, we’ve created a comparative analysis of the 2020 Kia Niro vs the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq, two popular hybrid models with plenty of interior space. To help drivers decide which model they’d like to purchase, we’ve compared the available configurations, performance and passenger space of both models.

In terms of trim level availability, the 2020 Kia Niro provides drivers with more choices than the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq. The 2020 Niro can be found in LX, LXS, Touring, Touring Special Edition and EX Premium configurations while the trim levels of the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq include Blue, SE, SEL and Limited. As far as performance is concerned, the hybrid powertrains of the 2020 Niro and the 2020 Ioniq both output 139 horsepower.

2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Hyundai Ioniq

2020 Kia Niro


2020 Hyundai Ioniq

5 Available Trim Levels 4
139 Maximum Horsepower 139
37.4 in. Rear Leg Room 35.7 in.
39.1 in. Rear Head Room 37.4 in.

2020 Kia Niro Passenger Space

Drivers who often travel with passengers in the rear row should know that they’ll be more comfortable in the 2020 Kia Niro than the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq. Although the 2020 Ioniq has slightly more interior volume overall, the 2020 Niro dedicates for of its internal space to passenger comfort. The rear row of the 2020 Niro features 37.4 inches of leg room and 39.1 inches of head room. In comparison, the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq features 35.7 inches of rear leg room and 37.4 inches of rear head room.

Comfort and convenience features available for the 2020 Kia Niro include: Front seatback storage, beverage holders, an overhead storage console, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, electric power steering, cargo floor mats, keyless ignition and more.