2018 Kia Niro vs 2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Red 2018 Kia Niro, VS Icon, and Light Brown 2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid

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.

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2018 Kia Niro VS 2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid
$23,340 Base MSRP $24,120
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

Advantages and Benefits of 2018 Kia Niro

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!


Front View of Silver 2018 Kia Niro
Cargo Area of 2018 Kia Niro
Side View of Red 2018 Kia Niro
Dashboard and Black Seats of 2018 Kia Niro