KIA Niro
KIA Niro
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Subaru Ascent
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KIA Niro vs Subaru Ascent Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of KIA Niro and Subaru Ascent. KIA Niro is priced between $23,490 while Subaru Ascent is priced between $31,995 . Talking about the technical specifications, KIA Niro FE houses 1580 engine whereas Subaru Ascent 2.4L engine displacement is 2398.

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Overview: Niro vs Ascent

Key Features

Seating Capacity 5 seats 8 seats
Transmission Type Dual Clutch CVT
Engine Displacement 1580 cc 2398 cc
Power 139 hp 260 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
  • Spacious subcompact SUV car

    This subcompact SUV won my heart from the very first day I have seen the car. Main reason behind is its spacious and cozy interior. Since I travel...

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    Samuel 06 Jan, 2020 for KIA Niro
  • Packed with features

    The Subaru Ascent comes with plenty of technology, a well-built interior and outstanding performance. I am very impressed with the cargo space that...

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    Luke 09 Jul, 2019 for Subaru Ascent

From The Experts

Things we like

Appreciable fuel economy

Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Roomy cabin and generous cargo capacity

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Generous cargo space

Quiet cabin

Well-rounded standard kit

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Things we don't like

Eco mode offers moderate acceleration

Narrow all-electric range of PHEV grades

All-wheel drive not available

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Tight third-row

Noisy at times 

Cabin vibration 


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Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Compression Ratio 13.0:1 --
Secondary Engine Fuel Type Electric --
Battery Capacity 6.5 Ah --
Battery Type Lithium-Ion Polymer --
Battery Voltage 240 V --
Motor Type AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motor --
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Gear Box 6-Speed Variable Speed
Transmission Type Dual Clutch CVT
Drive Type FWD AWD


Engine Displacement 1580 cc 2398 cc
Power 139 hp 260 hp
Torque 264 Nm 375 Nm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Secondary Engine Max Power 43 hp --
Secondary Engine Max Torque 169 Nm Nm --
Secondary Engine Type Hybrid --
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Dimensions & Capacity

Cargo Volume 549 L 1345 L
Seating Capacity 5 seats 8 seats
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 45 L 73 L
Length 4356 mm 4999 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm 221 mm
Width 1806 mm 2890 mm
Height 1534 mm --
Wheel Base 2700 mm 3222 mm
No Of Doors 5 5
Kerb Weight 1408 Kg 2009 kg
Gross Weight 1850 Kg --
Front Headroom 1019 mm 1049 mm
Front Legroom 1059 mm 1072 mm
Rear Headroom 993 mm 922 mm
Rear Legroom 950 mm 805 mm
Front Tread -- 1636 mm
Rear Tread -- 1631 mm
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut Independent Suspension
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Independent Suspension

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheel Size 16 Inch 18 Inch
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R16 R18
Tyre Size -- 245/60 R18


Steering Type Power Electric Power
Steering Column Tilt and Telescopic Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius 5.1 m --
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes


Smart Access Card Entry No No
Central Locking Yes --
Power Door Locks Yes --
Engine Immobilizer No --
Anti Theft Device -- Yes


Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Front Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Rear Yes --
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Ebd Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes No
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Yes --
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
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Engine Details

Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Engine 1.6L Hybrid Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 1.6L Hybrid Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes Yes
Air Quality Control Yes --
Heater Yes Yes
Rear A/C Vents Yes Yes
Engine Start/Stop Button No No
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Heated Seats - Front No No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror No No
On Board Computer Yes Yes
Accessory Power Outlet Yes --
Power Steering Yes Yes
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes --
Foldable Rear Seat Yes Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Rear Reading Lamp Yes Yes
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Front Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Rear Yes Yes
Seat Lumbar Support No --
Bottle Holder Yes Yes
Vanity Mirror Yes --
Folding Table Rear No --
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Centre Console Armrest Yes Yes
Heated Seats - Rear -- No
Automatic Headlamps -- Yes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle -- Yes
Remote Trunk Opener -- Yes
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Entertainment & Communication

Touch Screen Yes Yes
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Navigation System No Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes Yes
CD Player Yes --
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Voice Control No --
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Adjustable Headlights Yes --
Fog Lights Front No No
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No Yes
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes No
Rain Sensing Wiper Yes Yes
Rear Window Wiper Yes Yes
Rear Window Washer Yes --
Alloy Wheels Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes --
Rear Spoiler Yes --
Sun Roof No --
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator No No
Integrated Antenna Yes Yes
Chrome Grille Yes --
Roof Rail No Yes
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Rear Brake Type Solid Discs Solid Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Rear Window Defogger -- Yes
Wheel Covers -- No
Power Antenna -- No
Removable Convertible Top -- No
Moon Roof -- No
Side Stepper -- No
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Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Leather Seats No No
Fabric Upholstery Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No No
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats Yes No
Driving Experience Control Eco Yes --
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Headlamp Type Projector Projector Halogen Halogen
Advance Safety Feature -- Hill Descent Control Hill Descent Control
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