2020 Kia Niro EV vs 2020 Nissan Leaf

With the cooler temperatures right around the corner, it's the season to start looking for deals on a 2020 model vehicle. It's an opportune time to get in on the end-of-the-year specials from the dealers who want to move vehicles from the lot. Let's take a closer look at some of the features of the 2020 Kia Niro EV vs 2020 Nissan Leaf.

You may want to compare the features and this review will help you do just that.

2020 Kia Niro EV vs 2020 Nissan Leaf Design Compared

2020 Kia Niro Tech, Features & Performance

The 2020 Kia Niro offers many features for a totally electric vehicle. You'll be wowed by its impressive looks and its capability to go the long-haul without needing a charge. In fact, the Kia Niro can go a full approximately 385 km before needing to recharge. Charging is simple and offers three options. You can plug into a regular outlet, use the charging stations that are available for a regular charge, or do a fast charger, which only takes about an hour and a half. Also, regenerative braking allows you to charge your battery as you slow down.

The 2020 Kia Niro contains the new EV powertrain, which delivers 201 hp and 291 ft.-lbs. of torque. You'll have plenty of perks in this vehicle. In addition, the aerodynamic shape of the 2020 Kia Niro EV is dynamic for several reasons. It pushes through the turbulent winds as well as gives a boost to your vehicle while driving. Another thing people love about the Kia Niro EV is the sculpted shape.

2020 Kia Niro EV Interior Seating, Cargo and Tech

Slip into luxurious heated and ventilated seats with the Niro. Its interior is also designed to give you plenty of cargo space. With a 60/40 folding ability, you will have room for transporting longer items in the back.

Several safety features make this vehicle a real winner. These features include:

  • Blindspot alerts
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist

2020 Nissan Leaf Tech, Features & Performance

You'll appreciate Nissan Leaf's smooth acceleration and quiet driving. A larger battery pack means you can drive longer without needing to recharge. The regular trim level will get you about 241 km, while the Plus version can go about 364 km.

The Leaf Plus has some standard safety features such as forward collision warning and automatic braking. Optional safety features include blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert and the ProPilot Assist suite of driving aids.

You'll also have access to a 7-inch touchscreen, which includes navigation features and Nissan's web connection. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also available.

2020 Nissan Leaf Interior tech Seating and Cargo

If you opt for the SL trim level, you will get standard leather interior and a Bose sound system that consists of seven speakers. In addition, included in the SL trim is a 360-degree parking camera. The S and SV trims do not have these features, however. As you consider the two models and decide which one you like best, take time to stop by South Trail Kia.


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