Comparison - Kia Niro 4 HEV 2020 - vs - Nissan Qashqai Tekna 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
29,270
Updated: 
04 Dec 2019
£
26,895
Updated: 
05 Jan 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed dual-clutch
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.80gals
14.53gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Silky Silver
#BBBDC0
Graphite
#656468
Midnight Black
#1A1A1B
White Pearl
#E7EAEF
Ocean Blue
#176B7F
Runway Red
#A51919
Color: 
INK BLUE
#132E73
BRONZE
#64544B
STORM WHITE
#E9E8E5
BLADE SILVER
#A2A6A6
MAGNETIC RED
#A11E1F
NIGHTSHADE
#423E42
PEARL BLACK
#2A2A2A
GUN METALLIC
#7D807E
VIVID BLUE
#699DC6
FLAME RED
#DD0707

Electric

Battery: 
1.56kWh Li-ion polymer battery

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Niro isn't our favorite car to drive, but it's perfect for drivers who care as much about fuel efficiency as they do about their budget.

Pros
Efficiently rated up to 52 mpg,
affordable,
practicality of a crossover.

Cons
Some trims lack basic amenities,
uninspiring performance,
plug-in hybrid has limited EV range.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Kia Niro's #7 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 7.5 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 17 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

The 2020 Kia Niro is a compelling eco-friendly car for those opposed to Prius-like looks.

Pros
Oh so frugal
Comfortable, roomy interior
Excellent value
SUV-ish looks

Cons
No AWD option
Light on thrills
High-trim version uses more fuel
Automatic emergency braking should be standard

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The facelifted 2018 Qashqai gets a fresh look, more kit and new tech. It's a good thing, but is it a standout option in the small SUV segment?

Pros
Still looks smart
Above-average cabin practicality
Improved on-road refinement
Good cabin build quality
AEB now standard across the range

Cons
It's pretty expensive
Can feel underpowered
Key active safety reserved for top models
Ti, adaptive cruise not here until mid-2018
Tyre roar, busy ride on 19-inch wheels
Still no Apple CarPlay or Android Auto

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Pros
Spacious interior for size
Addition of AEB
Good comfort equipment list

Cons
Aggressive tyre choice spoils ride
Space saver spare tyre
No Apple Carplay or Android Auto

By: 
motoring.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Hybrid
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(mpg)uk - 41.1/39.4/40.1
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
1.60L
Torque: 
195ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
177ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
140hp
at 5 700rpm
138hp
at 5 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.17Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Whee
Regenerative Braking Level Controlled by Paddle Shift Mounted on Steering Wheel
Charging Indicator on Dashboard
Leather Trimmed Door Armrests*
Engine Start/Stop Button with Smart Entry System
Electric speed sensitive power steering
Lights On' warning buzzer
Multi function display
Full Link App interface

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
171.40in
172.90in
Width: 
71.00in
71.10in
Height: 
60.40in
62.50in
Ground Clearance: 
7.40in
Front Track: 
61.60in
61.42in
Rear Track: 
62.10in
61.42in
Wheel Base: 
106.20in
104.17in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.70cu.ft
55.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1607lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.20cu.ft
14.16cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
3284.00lbs
3518.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
Glove box
interior lighting (front map light and two rear lights)
Advanced Drive Assist Display (ADAD)
nstant & Average Fuel economy meter (in drive computer), distance to empty, average speed
Headlight warning chime

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Rear window demister
Rear view mirror with auto Anti-Dazzle
Front sun visors with vanity mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Black Leather Upholstery
Passenger's Seat Manual Height Adjuster
8-way Driver's Power Adjustable Seat (Sliding, Reclining, Height Adjustment)
Driver Power Memory Seat & Memory Mirror Function
Heated Front Seats
Ventilated Front Seats
Driver's Seat Power Lumbar Support
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Leather accented^ seat trim
6-way power adjustable driver seat with slide/ reclining/height adjust & manual lumbar adjustment
Front passenger seat with manual slide/recline
Adjustable front headrests with 1-way adjustment
Front passenger assist grip
2 Cup holders - front centre console
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Driver and front passenger seat back pockets
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Heated Outer Rear Seats
Second row centre armrest
60/40 split second row seating
Adjustable rear headrests with 1-way adjustment
Rear passenger assist grip 2
2 rear centre armrest
4 Bottle holders in door

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Macpherson Strut
Independent Front Suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Multi link
multi link Rear Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Sunvisors with Vanity Mirror Illumination (Driver & Front Passenger)
Dual Automatic Air Conditioning
Ambient interior lighting
Configurable cargo system
Chrome inside door handles
Interior trim finish - premium Piano Black
12v power outlet x 2
Illuminated luggage area
Rear cargo area luggage hooks (4)

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
8-speaker
JBL® Premium Sound System with Subwoofer, External Amp & Front Centre Speaker
DAB Radio with MP3 Compatibility
Shark Fin Antenna
Front USB Port
USB Port in Centre Console (Fast Charge)
Bluetooth® with Music Streaming
Apple CarPlay™ with Voice Control
Wireless Mobile Phone Charger
8" Touchscreen Satellite Navigation with European Mapping & Traffic Messaging Channel (TMC)
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom® (Traffic, Speed Cameras, Local Search & Weather Updates)
7" Full TFT Colour Display Cluster
5" High Definition full colour TFT screen combimeter
Satellite Navigation
Single CD player with MP3 capability
USB/iPod
Traffic Monitoring
NissanConnect
streaming audio
8 Speakers
Bluetooth® handsfree phone system
4 high and medium frequency door speakers
New NissanConnect 7" Touchscreen Navigation and Entertainment System

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
LED Centre Room Lamp
Luggage Area Load Cover
LED Overhead Console Lamp with Sunglasses Case
Ignition Keyhole Illumination
LED headlights
High beam assist
Door mirrors with power adjustment
Door mirrors with power folding
Heated outside door mirrors
Privacy glass (2nd row, and rear)
Rear spoiler
Mudflaps (Front and Rear)
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 in
19"
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Intelligent Speed Limit Warning (ISLW)
Emergency Stop Signalling (ESS)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
Lane Follow Assist (LFA)
Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Heat Pump
Front Seatbelts Height Adjusters
Speed Sensing Auto Door Locking (Dealer-Activated Feature)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Active Trace Contro
Active Ride Control
Active Engine Brake
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
Moving Object Detection (MOD)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Front and rear parking sensors
Driver and front passenger front-impact SRS airbags
Driver and front passenger side-impact SRS airbags
Intelligent Park Assist (IPA)
SRS curtain airbags extending to rear seats
Front seatbelts with load limiters and pretensioners
3 point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) front and rear seatbelts (all)
Driver and front passenger seatbelt height adjustment
front and Rear passenger seatbelt warning
Child restraint anchorage (RH/LH ISOFIX# + top tether and centre top tether)
Rear door child locks
Rain sensing, speed sensitive, variable intermittent front wipers
Rear Intermittent wiper
Follow me home headlights
Hazard warning lights
High mounted stop light in rear spoiler
Nissan Anti-Theft System (NATS) vehicle immobiliser
Front and rear crumple zones
Side intrusion bars
Energy-absorbing steering column

Options

Exterior Options: 
Electric One Touch shade
Panoramic Glass roof
18" Two Tone Alloy wheels
Intelligent Cruise Control
Intelligent Lane Intervention
Lane Keep Assist
Interior Options: 
Drive Assist Pack
Intelligent Cruise Control
Intelligent Lane Intervention
Lane Departure Warning
Traffic Jam Pilot

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#3B3B3A