You are on the hunt for a new hybrid vehicle that has a stunning exterior design, has a lot of horses under the hood, and that is spacious. There are two great options that stand out from the rest. In this 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime vs 2021 Kia Niro comparison, we take a closer look at two hybrid crossover options that would be viable options for you.
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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
2021 Kia Niro
|All-wheel drive||Drivetrain||Front-wheel drive|
|2,500 pounds||Maximum Trailering Capacity||N/A|
|33.5 cubic feet||Cargo Volume||19.4 cubic feet|
We are going to first look at what powers these two crossovers. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime features a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 302 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the 2021 Kia Niro has a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime and the 2021 Kia Niro come with two different drivetrains. The RAV4 Prime comes with all-wheel drive while the Niro comes with front-wheel drive. While both of these drivetrains are excellent, there are a few benefits that go along with all-wheel drive. They include better grip with the road during inclement weather and power is sent to all four tires rather than just two at a time.
Do you have some projects around the house coming up that you might need to tow a trailer for? The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime can pull up to 2,500 pounds while the 2021 Kia Niro should not be pulling a trailer.
Finally, there is more cargo space available in the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime than in the 2021 Kia Niro. There are 33.5 cubic feet behind the second row of seats in the RAV4 Prime, and there are only 19.4 cubic feet in the Niro.
When it comes to power under the hood, drivetrain, pulling a trailer, and cargo capacity, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime clearly outperforms the 2021 Kia Niro. Are you interested in learning more or seeing this vehicle in person? Please contact us today!