2020 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2019 Kia Niro EV: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2019 Kia Niro EV Review

New 2020 Cadillac XT4

2020 Cadillac
XT4

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New 2019 Kia Niro EV

2019 Kia
Niro EV

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MSRP*
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$35,695 to $42,295
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$38,500 to $44,000
Invoice* $33,910 to $40,180 $36,960 to $42,240
MPG - City 22 - 24 123
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 201-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac XT4 than in the Kia Niro EV. The Cadillac XT4 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Niro EV.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Cadillac XT4, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Niro EV.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Cadillac XT4 or the Kia Niro EV, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac XT4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Kia Niro EV.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XT4 is much wider than the Kia Niro EV, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Cadillac XT4, which is slightly longer than the Kia Niro EV.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Cadillac XT4 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Niro EV.

Handling
The Cadillac XT4 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Niro EV, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Cadillac XT4 has a little more horsepower than the Kia Niro EV.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac XT4 and the Kia Niro EV. The Cadillac XT4 has less cargo space than the Kia Niro EV, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Cadillac XT4 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Niro EV.