2017 Kia Niro vs 2017 Toyota Prius V

As consumer focus has shifted from raw power to intelligent efficiency among automobile manufacturers and models, hybrid vehicles have skyrocketed to the forefront of the industry. Year after year, new hybrid models enter the fold, all promising the durable performance and smart tech innovation that made us all fall in love with them initially. Today, we have two vehicles on display that take those concepts a bit further; the 2017 Kia Niro and 2017 Toyota Prius V have crossover hybrid designations that put them in a sweet spot of the industry, but how well do they match up with each other?

If you’re in the market for a hybrid crossover, our team here at Garden Grove Kia wants to help you be informed as possible about the cars that pique your interest. We’ve done some research on the Niro and Prius V, so come on in and see what these two bring to the table!

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2017 Niro vs 2017 Prius V
$22,890 MSRP $26,675
1.6-liter Inline 4 w/ 1.56 kWh lithium polymer battery / 139 hp Engine and Battery/ Horsepower 1.8-liter Inline 4 w/ 202V nickel-metal hydride battery / 134 hp
52 city / 49 highway Fuel efficiency 43 city / 39 highway
54.5 cubic feet Cargo volume 67.3 cubic feet

2017 Kia Niro Garden Grove CA

It’s clear that for the ultimate in versatility and performance from a hybrid, both the 2017 Kia Niro in Garden Grove CA and 2017 Toyota Prius V are worthy choices. However, there are a couple essential factors in which the Niro holds an upper hand. It can take you as far as 595 miles on a full tank of gas combined with a fully charged battery, and its 6-speed DCT transmission provides a smoother, more dynamic ride than most other hybrids (and crossovers in general) on the market. In addition, the 2017 Niro includes many safety and driver assistance features that the Prius V cannot lay claim to. Some of these include:

  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind-Spot Detection
  • Park Assist System
  • Many more!

If you’re interested in seeing what else the 2017 Niro has to offer, feel free to contact our sales team at Garden Grove Kia. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive, discuss more of its features, and help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that it’s the right crossover hybrid for your needs. Stop in and see us today!

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