2020 Nissan Kicks vs 2020 Hyundai Kona 

2020 Nissan Kicks vs 2020 Hyundai Kona

The subcompact segment has quickly become one of the most diverse in the auto industry, hosting a range of models that vary in size and character. If you’re looking for something sporty, the Nissan Kicks and the Hyundai Kona are choices that will make an excellent addition to your driveway. See which will provide you with the best value for your investment in our 2020 Nissan Kicks vs 2020 Hyundai Kona comparison.

If you want something that’s going to save cash on each mile, the 2020 Nissan Kicks comes highly recommended. EPA-rated at 33 mpg combined, the Nissan Kicks remains one of the most fuel-efficient subcompact SUVs available. Not many SUVs outside the hybrid market can match the Kicks in fuel efficiency, and that includes the Hyundai Kona. Check out the table below for more details on how these SUVs match up.

2020 Nissan Kicks 


2020 Hyundai Kona 

1.6-liter inline-4  Base Engine  2.0-liter inline-4 
31 city / 36 highway  Fuel Economy (MPG)  27 city / 33 highway 
122 horsepower  Horsepower  147 horsepower 
25.3 cubic feet Cargo Space  19.2 cubic feet 

Comparing the Interior Space and Safety of the 2020 Nissan Kicks and 2020 Hyundai Kona

Subcompacts generally have limited interior space, but the Nissan Kicks makes great use of its cabin with 25.3 cubic feet of standard cargo space – or 53.1 cubic feet if you drop the rear seat. That's on the large end in the segment thanks to clever packaging techniques. In terms of passenger space, the 2020 Nissan Kicks provides occupants with 2.2 inches more front legroom and .7 inches more rear headroom than the 2020 Hyundai Kona.

Standard on every 2020 Nissan Kicks SUV, the Nissan Safety Shield® 360 safety suite is a rarity at this price point. The package offers a comprehensive array of features, including lane-departure warning, automatic high beams, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, plus both forward and backward automatic emergency braking. On the Hyundai Kona, the list stops after forward automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assist.

Drivers of DuPage County and the surrounding area can find additional information on the 2020 Nissan Kicks at the Glendale Nissan dealership located in Glendale Heights, IL. We welcome you to contact our dealership staff for help getting paired with your ideal Nissan SUV.