2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2020 Kia Niro: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2020 Kia Niro Review

New 2020 Jeep Wrangler

2020 Jeep
Wrangler

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New 2020 Kia Niro

2020 Kia
Niro

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MSRP*
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$28,295 to $38,695
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$24,590 to $32,790
Invoice* $27,796 to $36,902 $23,853 to $31,807
MPG - City 17 46 - 51
MPG - Hwy 25 40 - 46
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
The Jeep Wrangler offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Kia Niro. The Jeep Wrangler will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Niro.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Wrangler as you will with the Kia Niro, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Wrangler or the Kia Niro, 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 Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler is much higher than that for the Kia Niro.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler is much wider than the Kia Niro, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Jeep Wrangler is slightly shorter than the Kia Niro, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Wrangler does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Niro.

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler has the same turning radius as the Kia Niro, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Wrangler greatly out-muscles the Kia Niro.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler has less seating than the Kia Niro, making the Kia Niro the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Wrangler has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Niro.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Niro.