2020 Kia Niro vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Niro vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

New 2020 Kia Niro

2020 Kia
Niro

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New 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2020 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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MSRP*
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$24,590 to $32,790
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$24,895 to $33,745
Invoice* $23,853 to $31,807 $24,194 to $32,790
MPG - City 46 - 51 20 - 25
MPG - Hwy 40 - 46 27 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** **** - *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 Kia Niro than in the Mitsubishi Outlander. The Kia Niro offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Niro as you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander, 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 Kia Niro or the Mitsubishi Outlander, 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. In this case, the Kia Niro will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Outlander. If you go with the Kia Niro, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Drivetrain
The Kia Niro has much lower torque than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Niro has a lot less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Utility
The Kia Niro has less seating than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making the Mitsubishi Outlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Kia Niro has less cargo space than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Kia Niro comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Outlander.