2018 Nissan Kicks vs. 2018 Hyundai Kona
The newest model in the Nissan lineup has been turning heads and impressing drivers for months. The Nissan Kicks replaced the Nissan JUKE in the spring of 2018 and it has already made an impression. It hasn't been around long, but Nissan is confident that the Kicks will be a long-lasting crossover.
That will partly depend on how well the Kicks compares to the competition. Here, we are putting the Kicks up against the 2018 Hyundai Kona, another newcomer to the crossover scene. For fairness' sake, we are comparing the base trim levels of each vehicle. Check out what our research found below.
|2018 Nissan Kicks||Vs.||2018 Hyundai Kona|
|125 horsepower, 1.6-liter I4||Base engine specs||147-horsepower, 2.0-liter I4|
|Two-speed continuously variable||Transmission||Six-speed automatic|
|36 highway, 31 city, 33 combined**||EPA-estimated fuel economy**||33 highway, 27 city, 30 combined|
Test drive the 2018 Nissan Kicks in Tamuning, Guam
These crossovers are almost equally sized. The Kicks measures just five inches longer and has an inch-wider wheelbase. Both vehicles have Bluetooth compatibility, but only the base Kicks has available park assist and standard voice recognition. And it does so with a much more efficient engine. Depending on how you drive, your Kicks could average close to 40 highway MPG*. Nissan Intelligent Mobility is an exclusive safety system that comes available on the Kicks. This innovative system includes automatic emergency braking, blind spot detection, and rear cross-traffic alert.
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*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price.
**2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 31 city / 36 highway / 33 combined MPG. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.