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2019 Toyota Prius vs 2019 Kia Niro

2019 Toyota Prius vs 2019 Kia Niro

The Toyota Prius first hit the market over two decades ago. Back then, the Prius had revolutionized the way we viewed eco-friendly cars. This car set the standard for affordable hybrids and was considered to be one of the pioneers in the fuel-efficient car sector.

Today, the Prius is still just as impressive as it has ever been, only now, Toyota has added several new features to the 2019 model to ensure that it is able to still stay at the top of the class when it comes to safety, style, and comfort.

While there are many other cars on the market today that try to compete with the Toyota Prius, most of them have a hard time exceeding the Prius' expectations. To show you just how the Prius is able to stack up against the competition, we have compared it to the equally impressive 2019 Kia Niro.

Technology for Today's world

Toyota has equipped the new 2019 Prius with some of the latest and greatest technology that the automotive industry has to offer. This year, the Prius offers three different touchscreen infotainment display sizes: a 6-inch display, a 7-inch display, and the extra-large 11.6-inch high-definition tablet touchscreen display. Each option comes standard with Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM radio with a CD, MP3 and a WMA player. The car also comes standard with USB audio input so that you can stream your own music from your mobile device.

In order to ensure that your mobile devices are able to stay charged throughout long trips, the Prius also has an available wireless charging system.

The Niro comes with two different touchscreen display options. The crossover has a standard 7-inch colour touchscreen display, but drivers can opt to upgrade to the larger 8-inch display.

Safety

The 2019 Toyota Prius offers its drivers one of the most comprehensive safety packages that is offered today. With the Prius, safety does not cost extra. Some of the safety features that come standard on the 2019 Prius include:

  • 8 Airbags
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Child Safety rear door locks
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Auto High Beams
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Anchor points for child seats
  • LED Brake light

Power and Efficiency

The Prius comes equipped with a 1.8-litre 4-cylinder, Hybrid Synergy Drive Engine that delivers 12 horsepower and uses a combination of gas and electricity to give the car an optimal amount of power and fuel-efficiency. The Prius gets an estimated 4.4L/100km in the city and 4.6L/100km on the highway.

2019 Kia Niro and 2019 Toyota Prius Comparison

  2019 Toyota Prius 2019 Kia Niro
Motor 1.8-litre 4-cylinder 1.6-litre GDI HEV
Transmission EVCT 6-speed manual
Airbags 8 7
Pre-Collision System Yes No
Auto High Beam Standard Available
Lane Departure Warning System Standard N/A
Largest Touchscreen Available 11.6-inch 8-inch
Navigation Available Available
Voice Recognition Standard N/A

The Toyota Prius has become the number one vehicle that most people first think of when they hear the word hybrid. If you would like to see the newest innovative features that this iconic car has, then feel free to contact us today and let our team of experienced and friendly staff show you everything that the 2019 Toyota Prius has to offer.