2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

It’s an understatement when we say that mass-produced hybrid vehicles have come a long way in the last 20 years. Today’s offerings are more stylish and efficient than ever before – and more importantly, they are becoming more user-friendly for drivers who need extra space while saving on fuel!

The Kia brand offers a few hybrids in its lineup of vehicles with the Niro being the most popular choice. This subcompact crossover joins a growing market of hybrid crossovers with the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid being a top rival. To help you see what makes the 2020 Kia Niro a great buy, we thought that we would create a comparison between the two vehicles.

2020 Kia Niro


2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

1.6L 4-cylinder Engine with Full Parallel Hybrid System
139 combined horsepower
Hybrid System 2.5L 4-cylinder Engine with Multi-Electric Motor Assist
219 combined horsepower
52 mpg-city / 49 mpg-highway
11.9-gallon fuel tank
618.8 city miles / 583.1 highway miles
Fuel Economy & Driving Range 41 mpg-city / 38 mpg-highway
14.5-gallon fuel tank
594.5 city miles / 551 highway miles
Towing not recommended Towing Capacity 1,750 pounds
19.4 / 54.5 cubic feet Cargo Space 37.5 / 67.8 cubic feet

What Makes the 2020 Kia Niro a Great Buy?

As you can see in our comparison, the subcompact 2020 Kia Niro is smaller than the compact 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. We don’t see this as a bad thing! Many of our customers find the 2020 Kia Niro to be the perfect size for their needs – and drivers over six feet tall can fit comfortably in the driver’s seat! The amount of cargo space can easily accommodate groceries during the week and outdoor gear for weekend adventures.

We also love that the 2020 Kia Niro has an awesome fuel economy and far-reaching driving range so you will definitely save money on fuel! While the engine for the 2020 Kia Niro is smaller than the Toyota’s engine, you will still enjoy a fast ride with fun driving dynamics.

To learn more about the 2020 Kia Niro, please reach out to us today!