2017 Kia Niro vs. 2017 Toyota Prius V Hybrid Comparison

Better Fuel Economy, Greater Value and More Connected: 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid vs. Toyota Prius V

What if you could drive a family friendly and upscale crossover that's also incredibly fuel efficient? Well, you'll enjoy all of those appealing qualities in the all-new 2017 Kia Niro!

Brand new for 2017, the Kia Niro possesses all of the best features of a crossover SUV to go along with class-leading fuel economy. But, the 2017 Kia Niro doesn't stop there as it offers sophisticated style, confident road manners and a premium quality cabin. When it's all said and done, the 2017 Kia Niro is simply a better hybrid vehicle than other cars like the Toyota Prius V!

If you want a hybrid vehicle that doesn't look like one, then the 2017 Kia Niro is undoubtedly the choice for you. The Toyota Prius v just has that clunky, misshapen appearance that you'll find in most hybrid vehicle. Meanwhile, the Kia Niro proves that a fuel-saving hybrid vehicle doesn't have to be an eyesore as well!

Sure, the 2017 Kia Niro brings style to the hybrid but it also has plenty of substance to go along with! The Prius V is well known for its fuel efficiency but the Kia Niro actually provides better gas mileage than the Prius V. With its hybrid powertrain, the Kia Niro achieves up to 52/49 mpg hwy/city. On the contrary, the Toyota Prius V only provides up to 43/39 mpg hwy/city. That means the Kia Niro will save you far more cash at the gas pump than the Toyota Prius V.

The 2017 Kia Niro also bests the Toyota Prius V when it comes to advanced driving aids. The Niro is available with a host of intuitive safety features like autonomous emergency braking, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring and a forward collision warning system. You won't find any of these features in the Prius v, which means you'll have a stronger safety net in the Niro.

If price is a sticking point for you, then the 2017 Kia Niro is a better choice than the Toyota Prius V. In fact, the Kia Niro has a starting price of just $22, 890 compared to a starting price of $26, 675 for the Prius V. In other words, the Kia Niro isn't just more fuel efficient but much more affordable for Philadelphia commuters and families!

You'll also find a greater level of comfort and convenience when you choose the Kia Niro over the Prius V. Despite smaller dimensions, the Kia Niro provides the same amount of passenger room to go along with a well-crafted, modern design that has the look and feel of a luxury model. The Niro is also available with premium features such as leather seating, rear parking sensors, luggage rack, power-folding mirror and much more. None of these features are available in the Toyota Prius V.

Lastly, the 2017 Kia Niro is also offered with more tech features than the Prius V. You'll always stay in the know with Kia's UVO media hub that includes Apple CarPlay and Android. In addition, the Niro is available with a compatible smartphone app that lets you customize settings and monitor performance. Similar functionality isn't offered by the Toyota Prius V.

It's clear to us that the Kia Niro is a better car than the Prius V in terms of value, safety, fuel efficiency and tech features. If you'd like to learn more about the 2017 Niro, simply stop by Murray Kia in Conshohocken, PA to arrange for your test drive today!

Highlights of 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid vs. Toyota Prius V

  • 2017 Niro ($22, 890) has a lower starting price than the Prius V  ($26, 675).
  • Enjoy better fuel economy ratings in the 2017 Niro (52/49 mpg city/hwy) compared to the Toyota Prius V (43/49).
  • Niro is available with safety options like blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning and rear cross traffic alert. These features aren't available in the Prius V.
  • Niro comes standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which aren't offered in the Prius V.
  • 2017 Kia Niro won a Guinness World Record for lowest fuel consumption in coast-to-coast trip across the U.S.

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