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2022 Kia Niro vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport Review

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2022 Kia
Niro

MSRP*: $24,690 to $31,990
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2021 Nissan
Rogue Sport

MSRP*: $24,160 to $30,190
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MPG - City 46 - 53 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 40 - 48 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.5 - 63.2 ft3 53.3 - 61.1 ft3
Engine
  • 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 141-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 hp 141 hp
Exterior Length 171.5 in 172.8 in
Exterior Width 71.1 in 72.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 33.4 in
Head Room Front 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 in
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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 Nissan Rogue Sport. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Niro and the Nissan Rogue Sport.

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

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 Nissan Rogue Sport, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro is a little narrower than the Nissan Rogue Sport, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Kia Niro takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Rogue Sport.

Handling
The Kia Niro has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Rogue Sport, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Kia Niro and the Nissan Rogue Sport.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Niro transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Rogue Sport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Niro and the Nissan Rogue Sport. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Kia Niro as you will in the Nissan Rogue Sport.