Kia Niro vs. Toyota Prius

Compare Two Popular Hybrid Models in the 2019 Kia Niro and 2019 Toyota Prius

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Which Eco-Friendly Vehicle is Right For You?

Shoppers looking to go green here in Saco, ME with an environmentally-friendly hybrid vehicle that features exceptional range are encouraged to review the 2019 Kia Niro here at Bill Dodge Kia of Saco. This new Kia hybrid hatchback boasts impressive burst to complement chart-topping efficiency estimates, along with innovative design highlights and a tech-savvy layout that fans of modern travel connectivity will appreciate.

But how do these stand-out qualities compare to notable offerings of segment competition? Our team dives into the head-to-head specifics with competitive comparison analysis, directly measuring up the 2019 Kia Niro to an industry fixture in the 2019 Toyota Prius for helpful research insights.


From a closer look at hybrid powertrain configurations and the fuel efficiency ranges of both respective models, it's clear that both the 2019 Kia Niro and 2019 Toyota Prius are equipped for premium efficiency in motion. But when measuring the respective total engine output of both hybrid systems, a distinction becomes clear. The new Kia Niro features a total 139 horsepower with its Parallel Hybrid System - including an electric motor and GDI gas engine configuration - compared to just 121 total horsepower of the Prius.


In terms of cabin space and the extra inches of room you're afforded, the 2019 Kia Niro excels over its Toyota Prius counterpart. With 100.9 cubic feet to just 93.1 cubic feet of total passenger volume, guests can settle in and unwind for longer journeys ahead.

Standard comfort creatures that include dual-zone temperature control aren't offered in the base Toyota hybrid trim, as available cabin amenities that include a leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather seats aren't even offered in the Prius lineup. Other plush cabin and design arrangements available for the 2019 Kia Niro that aren't featured in the Toyota Prius lineup include a memory power-adjustable driver's seat and memory exterior mirrors.


The 2019 Kia Niro features digital connectivity, audio infotainment and smartphone app integration settings that are preferable to technology offered inside the 2019 Toyota Prius. Examples of these head-to-head differences are as follows:

  • Standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility vs. not available (base trim level)
  • Standard satellite radio vs. not available (base trim level)
  • Available eight-speaker Harman Kardon® premium sound system vs. six-speaker sound system
  • Available built-in navigation system vs. not available

Warranty Coverage

Beyond its impressive array of driver-assistance technology settings, the 2019 Kia Niro incorporates top-notch warranty coverage for lasting peace of mind behind the wheel. With 60 months/60,000-miles basic and 120 months/100,000-miles powertrain coverages respectively, the crucial components that power your vehicle are protected for many miles ahead. With the 36 months/36,000-miles basic and 60 months/60,000-miles powertrain warranty coverage of the 2019 Toyota Prius, these reassurances last for a shorter period.

Experience the 2019 Kia Niro in Saco, ME

For complete perspective of what the 2019 Kia Niro offers over competition like the 2019 Toyota Prius, we recommend stopping into our Kia dealership soon for a test drive preview! This behind-the-wheel experience will confirm the competitive advantages outlined in this research guide and excite you about future driving possibilities.

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