2019 Kia Niro vs 2019 Toyota Prius

2019 Kia Red Niro vs 2019 Blue Toyota Prius, Dayton OH

Hybrid vehicles like the 2019 Kia Niro and the 2019 Toyota Prius boast impressive fuel efficiency and comfortable drivability. But which hybrid offers the better performance ratings, storage space and technology features? We’ve highlighted all the crucial differences between the 2019 Kia Niro vs the 2019 Toyota Prius that drivers should consider when choosing their next vehicle.

The 2019 Kia Niro is available in five trim levels: FE, LX, EX, S Touring and Touring. In comparison, the 2019 Prius is only offered in four. Drivers who value performance will find the 2019 Niro more capable than the 2019 Prius. Every 2019 Niro features a four-cylinder, 1.6-liter, hybrid-electric powertrain that outputs 139 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Prius only produces 121 horsepower.

2019 Kia Niro


2019 Toyota Prius

5 Trim Levels 4
139 Horsepower 121
120.3 cubic feet Interior Volume 117.7 cubic feet
Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Unavailable

2019 Kia Niro Storage & Technology

The crossover design style of the 2019 Kia Niro provides drivers with more cabin space than the hatchback design of the 2019 Toyota Prius. The 2019 Niro features 120.3 cubic feet of interior volume, compared to the 2019 Prius’ 117.7 cubic feet.

Another area where the 2019 Niro outshines the 2019 Prius is technology, especially smartphone integration. The 2019 Niro comes standard with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto support, while the 2019 Prius does not feature support for either service. Other 2019 Kia Niro technology features include Bluetooth audio streaming, USB connectivity and a sound system with four speakers.

Available 2019 Kia Niro accessories include:A door handle pocket protector, Niro-branded license plate frame, a roof cargo basket attachment, splash guards, roof rack cross bars, a cargo cover, a first aid kit, all-weather floor mats, roadside assistance kit, a phone charging kit a universal electronics holder and sport pedals.