Comparison - Lexus NX 300 F SPORT 2019 - vs - Kia Niro EX Premium 2020

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
40,125
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
$
44,590
Updated: 
17 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ultra white
#FAFAFA
Nebula Gray pearl
#3F3E40
Silver Lining Metallic
#A8A8A9
Atomic Silver
#7B7B75
Obsidian
#050507
Matador Red Mica
#7F1F2A
Autumn Shimmer
#653627
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646B3
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 2019 Lexus NX 300 is an aggressively styled compact crossover SUV that features generous rear-seat room and on-road comfort. It's available in a standard trim and an F Sport version. The NX 300 and NX 300 F Sport are available with either front- or all-wheel drive.The Lexus NX 300 is unchanged for 2019.

PROS
Generous backseat room
Available power-folding rear seat
Cabin is very quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Limited cargo volume
Remote Touch Interface can be distracting to use
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are not available

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus NX ranked #12 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Lexus NX has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable, spacious seats
Above-average gas mileage

Cons
Subpar cargo capacity
Frustrating infotainment system
Less athletic than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Only a few changes mark the 2019 model year for the NX. Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa integration are now standard across the lineup. Lexus's Enform Remote app is now standard and can be used on smart watches; it includes Alexa and Google Assistant.

Pros
Edgy styling,
SUV-like driving position,
stylish and comfortable interior.

Cons
Irksome infotainment controls,
performance doesn't match looks,
hybrid performance is pokier still.

By: 
caranddriver.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: 
Premium Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Electric

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 650rpm
291ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
235hp
at 4 800rpm
201hp
at 3 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.80Feet
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
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: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
172.20in
Width: 
73.60in
71.10in
Height: 
64.80in
61.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
6.10in
Wheel Base: 
104.70in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.20
40.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
37.70
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
36.00in
Front Hip Room: 
55.10in
53.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
56.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.90in
48.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
54.60cu.ft
53.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.70cu.ft
18.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.80degrees
16.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.00degrees
29.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4050.00lbs
3854.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
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: 
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
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: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
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: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5-In
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
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: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Cornering Lights
Emergency Service
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
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
F SPORT Comfort Package
Premium F SPORT Package
Navigation Package
Black Line Special Edition Package
Accessory Package
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Power Tilt And Slide Moonroof
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Mudguards
Premium Paint
Roof Rack Cross Bars
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Paint Protection Film By 3M
18" F SPORT Wheels W/Summer Tires
Panoramic View Back Up Monitor
Door Edge Film By 3M
Power Back Door
Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
Rear Bumper Protector
Body Side Moldings
Cross Bars
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Carpet Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Illuminated Door Sills
Key Gloves
Universal Tablet Holder
All-Weather Floor Liners W/Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Mats W/Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Artic White and Black, leatherette
#B5B4B0
Black, leatherette
#252525
Circuit Red, leatherette
#771721
Color: 
Charcoal,w/Blue Accents, leatherette
#2A2829