Comparison - SsangYong Tivoli XLV Ultimate 2020 - vs - Kia Niro 4 HEV 2020

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Average Price: 
£
20,745
Updated: 
26 Feb 2020
£
29,270
Updated: 
04 Dec 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
6-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.40gals
11.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Grand white
#EAEAEA
Silent Silver
#CCD0D9
Dandy blue
#4A6997
Space black
#252429
Techno grey
#4E5460
Color: 
Silky Silver
#BBBDC0
Graphite
#656468
Midnight Black
#1A1A1B
White Pearl
#E7EAEF
Ocean Blue
#176B7F
Runway Red
#A51919

Electric

Battery: 
1.56kWh Li-ion polymer battery

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

PROS
Larger boot than standard Tivoli
Smarter new front bumper
Huge standard specification
Manual or auto, two- and four-wheel drive

CONS
No petrol engine
Same passenger space as Tivoli
Not a thrilling drive
Diesel engine quite noisy

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The Ssangyong Tivoli XLV offers good space and practicality to families on a budget. However, if you can afford to spend a little more, there are much more competent family SUVs available.

Pros
Spacious interior
Generous standard equipment
Competitively priced

Cons
Noisy engine
Crashy ride
Stodgy handling

By: 
whatcar.com

The SsangYong Tivoli XLV takes the stylish Tivoli and makes it bigger. It looks a bit more awkward than before, but it’s also more practical.

PROS
Extremely versatile
Generous warranty
Good value

CONS
Noisy engines
Challenging styling
Not the most economical

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Hybrid
Fuel Economy Info: 
urban mpg - 29.8 / extra urban mpg - 44.1 / combined mpg - 37.2
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: 
118ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
195ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
126hp
at 6 000rpm
140hp
at 5 700rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.70Feet

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
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric power assisted rack and pinion
Leather covered and heated D-cut steering wheel
Chrome interior door handles
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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
174.80in
171.40in
Width: 
70.70in
71.00in
Height: 
64.30in
60.40in
Front Track: 
61.00in
61.60in
Rear Track: 
61.00in
62.10in
Wheel Base: 
102.30in
106.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
25.70cu.ft
48.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1102lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
25.70cu.ft
13.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
3108.00lbs
3284.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
no
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Smart instrument cluster - six colour options

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Electrically operated & heated door mirrors
Automatic power folding door mirrors
Electric windows (front & rear)

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver's seat
Leather seats
Front seat warmers
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
Rear Seats Features: 
60/40 split rear seats
Folding center armrest
Heated Outer Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut
Macpherson Strut
Rear Suspension: 
Independent
Multi link

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
no
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
Sunvisors with Vanity Mirror Illumination (Driver & Front Passenger)
Dual Automatic Air Conditioning

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
7" touchscreen, DAB radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity, TomTom navigation
Apple Carplay and Android Auto
Six speakers including two tweeters
Roof mounted antenna
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Tinted glass
Privacy glass: rear door, quarter and tailgate
Rain sensing wipers
Roof rails
Protection headlamps
Piano black radiator grille
LED Centre Room Lamp
Luggage Area Load Cover
LED Overhead Console Lamp with Sunglasses Case
Ignition Keyhole Illumination
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 in
18 in
Wheels more: 
Tyre Repair Kit
18" diamond cut gun metal alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

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 discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid disc
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: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Automatic speed sensing door locks
High Beam Assist (HBA)
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
Active Rollover Protection (ARP)
Two stage front seatbelt pre-tensioners
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)