If you're looking for compact crossover SUV that is fun-to-drive, offers high-level utility, and is very efficient, then we encourage you to check out the 2018 Kia Niro. Offered in both hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants, the Kia Niro enables you to go out on your adventures without having to blow a lot of money on gasoline. One of the Niro's hybrid competitors is the Ford C-Max Hybrid. See how they measure up in this 2018 Kia Niro vs 2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid comparison.
If you place a premium on efficiency, the Kia Niro is the better choice. The hybrid version gets an estimated fuel economy of 52 city/49 hwy mpg, compared to 42 city/38 hwy for the C-Max Hybrid. The Niro also delivers an impressive 195 lb-ft of torque, which results in very quick acceleration. And for even greater efficiency, you can get the Niro Plug-In Hybrid, with an estimated efficiency rating of 105 MPGe and an all-electric range of 26 miles.
|2018 Kia Niro||VS||2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid|
|52 city/49 hwy||Fuel Economy||42 city/38 hwy|
|100.9 cu-ft||Passenger Volume||99.7 cu-ft|
|54.5 cu-ft||Maximum Cargo Volume||24.5 cu-ft|
Another advantage of the 2018 Niro is its spacious and versatile interior. It has a total passenger volume of 100.9 cu-ft (compared to 99.7 cu-ft for the C-Max Hybrid), with plenty of legroom for each passenger. The Niro offers an abundance of room for cargo, with a maximum cargo volume of 54.5 cu-ft, compared to 24.5 cu-ft for the C-Max Hybrid. Also, the Niro has additional storage space under the floor, an optional pullover cargo cover, and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. And with a base MSRP of only $23,340 (compared to $24,120 for the C-Max Hybrid) and a lengthy list of standard features, the Niro offers tremendous value.
Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2018 Niro? Come visit us at Kia Marin!