2018 Kia Niro vs. the Competition in San Diego, CA

2018 kia niro vs. ford c-max

2018 Kia Niro vs. 2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid SE

If you are shopping for a new Kia crossover SUV, you will find that Kearny Pearson Kia will have a great selection of vehicles to browse through. When you find yourself interested in the new 2018 Kia Niro, your local San Diego Kia dealer will be happy to set you up to take a test drive. Of course, you will want to make sure that you do all of the research necessary to make sure you are making a good automotive decision. We would like to give you some comparison information on the new Kia Niro and the Ford C-Max Hybrid so that you are fully informed when you shop.

The 2018 Kia Niro

2018 Kia Niro details at a glance:

  • 1.6-liter engine, 104 horsepower
  • Six-speed direct-shift automatic
  • Rearview camera system
  • Dual-zone climate control

There are many reasons to fall in love with the 2018 Kia Niro, starting with the beautiful style and impressive interior. With this vehicle, you have a hybrid and plug-in hybrid both powered by an inline 1.6-liter engine that puts out 104 horsepower. There is an electric motor that gives you 60 horsepower with the plug-in and 43 horsepower with the regular hybrid. Each option comes paired to a six-speed direct-shift automatic gearbox. Safety technology includes a standard rearview camera and the hybrid version comes with blind spot monitors in the upper trim levels. Special features include things like dual-zone climate control as well as a 7-inch color infotainment touchscreen.

2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid

With the 2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid, you may have a smooth ride but the style is thick and bulbous. There is also no all-wheel drive option and the vehicle is said to be less fuel-efficient than the competition. Under the hood is an inline four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine that comes with a two-motor hybrid for combined horsepower of 195. This engine is paired to a continuously variable transmission. For safety technology, this vehicle includes a rearview camera but you will have to pay more to get parking assistance packages. Special features include dual-zone automatic climate control and there is a 4-inch display screen located on the dash.

2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid details at a glance:

  • 2.0-liter engine
  • 195 combined horsepower
  • Rearview camera
  • 4-inch display screen

When you are ready for the beauty of a new Kia car with hybrid technology, we invite you to check out our selection at Kearny Pearson Kia. You will find us conveniently located at 7303 Clairemont Mesa Blvd in San Diego, CA where you can stop by for a test drive and learn more about the details of the Kia Niro. For more information on our current inventory, please call our friendly sales team at (844) 824-9673.