Ford EcoSport vs. Kia Niro

Canyon Ridge
VS
Silky Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$15,722 - $18,001
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.44 / 5
79 Reviews
4.69 / 5
49 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
123 - 166 hp
139 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.0L EcoBoost
2.0L Ti
1.6L I4 16

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
41.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
40.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.7 in.
37.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
39.1 in.

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.2 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35 ft.
35 ft.

Width

Width
69.5 in.
71.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3020 - 3300 .lbs
3199 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
123 - 166 hp
139 hp

Torque

Torque
125 - 149 ft. lbs.
195 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1400 - 2000 .lbs
Not Available

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
140 - 200 .lbs
Not Available

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.6 gal.
11.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
12 - 15 mpg
26 - 23 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
51 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
46 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford EcoSport
Kia Niro

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
91.1 ft³.
100.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3020 - 3300 lbs.
3199 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 - 28 mpg.
49 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 - 27 mpg.
51 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 mpg.
46 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1400 - 2000 lbs.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
140 - 200 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1400 - 2000 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
140 - 200 lbs.
Not Available

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1400 - 2000 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99E - 99L
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-3 - Regular Unleaded I-4
Gas/Electric I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.0 L/61 - 2.0 L/122
1.6 L/96

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446 - 447
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 - 4.85
3.87

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
2.22

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.37

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44
0.93

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.96

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.77

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
5.35

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 - 3.51
3.23

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 - 7.0
3.6

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
51A
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35 ft.
35 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.6 gal.
11.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
40.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
41.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
53.3 in.
56 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51.6 in.
53.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
39.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.7 in.
37.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51.3 in.
55.2 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
50.9 in.
48.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.2 in.
106.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.5 in.
71.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
64.8 - 65.1 in.
60.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.8 in.
61.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.7 in.
62.2 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50 ft³.
54.5 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
20.9 ft³.
19.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
20.9 ft³.
19.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
EcoSport
Niro

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact Sport Utility
Subcompact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.0 - 2.0
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3 - 4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4