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2022 Kia Niro EV vs. 2022 Nissan Murano Review

Picture of the 2022 Kia Niro EV

2022 Kia
Niro EV

MSRP*: $39,090 to $44,650
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Picture of the 2022 Nissan Murano

2022 Nissan
Murano

MSRP*: $33,310 to $46,560
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MPG - City Info not available 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity Info not available 5 seats
Cargo Space 53.0 ft3 65.0 - 67.0 ft3
Engine Info not available
  • 260-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Info not available Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 260 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 172.2 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 71.1 in 75.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.1 in
Rear 37.7 in
Front 38.1 - 39.9 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.8 in

*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 Nissan Murano 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 Nissan Murano, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Niro EV will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Murano.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Niro EV is much slimmer than the Nissan Murano, 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 Nissan Murano.

Handling
The Kia Niro EV has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Nissan Murano, 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 Nissan Murano.

Powertrain
The Kia Niro EV has much lower torque than the Nissan Murano, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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