2019 Kia Niro vs 2019 Toyota Prius

Red 2019 Kia Niro, VS icon, and blue 2019 Toyota Prius

Do you desire an eco-friendly and efficient hybrid vehicle that’s also fun-to-drive? The 2019 Kia Niro is an outstanding choice, with its sporty design, superb driving characteristics, a pleasing balance of performance and efficiency, a roomy and versatile interior, high-level safety, and generous warranty coverage. Take a look at this 2019 Kia Niro vs 2019 Toyota Prius comparison to see how the new Kia Niro favorably stacks up against the hybrid competition.

The efficiency ratings of both the 2019 Niro and 2019 Prius are very high. The Niro gets an estimated fuel economy of 50 combined mpg, while the Prius gets an estimated fuel economy of 52 combined mpg. However, on the performance front, the Niro easily outmuscles the Prius. Its hybrid powertrain doles out a total system output of 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, compared to 121 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque for the Prius.

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2019 Kia Niro VS 2019 Toyota Prius
139-hp/195 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 121-hp/105 lb-ft
50 combined mpg Fuel Economy 52 combined mpg
100.9 cu-ft Total Passenger Volume 93.1 cu-ft
Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Smartphone Integration No

Advantages of the 2019 Kia Niro over the 2019 Toyota Prius

The 2019 Niro has the more spacious interior. It has a total passenger volume of 100.9 cu-ft, compared to 93.1 cu-ft for the 2019 Prius. The Niro offers more storage space as well, with a maximum cargo capacity of 54.5 cu-ft, compared to 24.6 cu-ft for the Prius. And for seamlessly integrating the features of your smartphone, all 2019 Niro models come standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 2019 Prius doesn’t offer either of these features.

Another advantage of the 2019 Niro is its generous warranty coverage. It has the backing of a 5-years/60,000 miles basic warranty and a 10-years/100,000-miles powertrain warranty. In comparison, the 2019 Prius has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

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Silver 2019 Kia Niro driving on a wet road
Rear view of black 2019 Kia Niro
Dasboard and front black seats in 2019 Kia Niro
Cargo area in 2019 Kia Niro