Comparison - Borgward BX3 2020 - vs - Kia Niro EX Premium 2020

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Model: 
Average Price: 
yuans
18,570
07/10/2020
Updated: 
10 Jul 2020
$
44,590
Updated: 
17 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Gravity Blue
#273A5B
Aurora Black Pearl
#141414
Snow white pearl
#FFFFFF
Runway red
#F21A27
Platinum Gray
#61656A
Silky Silver
#D7D7D7

Electric

Motors: 
permanent-magnet synchronous AC
Battery: 
liquid-cooled lithium-ion, 64.0 kWh
Full Charge Range: 
239mi
Top Speed: 
108mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.50s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The car is light weight, has a low noise level, and excellent fuel economy. The professional-grade SUV chassis design and the only rear multi-link independent suspension standard in the same class make the Borgward BX3 sensitive and accurate, the overall driving comfort is excellent.

By: 
netcarshow.com

The 2020 Kia Niro EV comes with a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 10 yr./ 100000 mi. powertrain warranty.Redesigned headlights.EX trim level gets standard 8-inch touchscreen.EX Premium trim now includes 10.25-inch touchscreen.

Pros
Lots of standard safety features
Plenty of driving range for an affordable EV
Fun to drive with zippy acceleration and surprisingly decent handling
Clever interior storage options

Cons
All-wheel drive isn't available despite crossover styling
Leather upholstery is a little stiff

By: 
edmunds.com

The Kia Niro EV gets more screen space for 2020, and it remains one of the roomiest of the affordable long-range electric vehicles.

Pros
Roomy interior
Simple, intuitive interface
Great infotainment systems
Packed with features

Cons
Not a $45,000 car in the up-close details
Busy ride motions
Benchlike front seats
Odd center console layout

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Kia Niro's #6 ranking is based on its score within the Hybrid and Electric SUVs category. It was a finalist for our 2020 Best Hybrid or Electric SUV for the Money award. Currently the Kia Niro has a score of 7.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent fuel economy
Spacious interior when compared with subcompact SUVs
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Not available with all-wheel drive
Interior not as upscale as rivals’
Unimpressive acceleration

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy Info: 
Fuel consumption (l/100km) (city/suburb/general)/ 9.1 / 5.6 / 6.9
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Electric

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
Torque: 
184ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
291ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
150hp
at 5 500rpm
201hp
at 3 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
no
no
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Multi-function steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless entry system
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.60in
172.20in
Width: 
72.00in
71.10in
Height: 
65.70in
61.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.10in
Wheel Base: 
100.70in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.10
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
36.00in
Front Hip Room: 
53.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
48.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3262.00lbs
3854.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
no
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Electric trunk
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver/passenger seat electric adjustment
Armrest
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
McPherson
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link independent
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Voice control
Sensor LCD screen
LCD instrument panel
Bluetooth
External audio interface
8 Total Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Automatic headlights
Rear wiper
Rain sensor
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 in
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Donut Spare tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
no
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Disc
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
no
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Hill Start Assist
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Cross Bars
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal,w/Blue Accents, leatherette
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