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

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2019 Kia Niro EV vs. 2020 Kia Telluride Review

New 2019 Kia Niro EV

2019 Kia
Niro EV

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New 2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Kia
Telluride

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MSRP*
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$38,500 to $44,000
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$31,890 to $43,790
Invoice* $36,960 to $42,240 $30,773 to $41,601
MPG - City 123 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 102 24 - 26
Engine(s) 201-hp, (electric) V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Telluride than in the Kia Niro EV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Niro EV offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Telluride, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
With the Kia Telluride, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Niro EV, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The Kia Niro EV is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Telluride. 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 EV will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Kia Telluride.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Niro EV is much slimmer than the Kia Telluride, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Kia Niro EV, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Telluride.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Niro EV transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Kia Telluride.

Handling
The Kia Niro EV has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Kia Telluride, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Kia Niro EV seats a lot fewer people than the Kia Telluride. The Kia Niro EV has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Telluride.

Warranty
The Kia Niro EV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Telluride.