2020 Nissan Kicks vs. 2020 Hyundai Kona

Families who are on the hunt for a compact SUV that suits their Port Orchard needs will find two great choices in the 2020 Nissan Kicks and the 2020 Hyundai Kona. In the Kicks vs. Kona battle for your drive, you’ll find that the 2020 Nissan Kicks is a compact SUV built to get you there in style. Keep it here for the Advantage Nissan discussion of the Nissan Kicks vs. the Hyundai Kona and while you’re here, take a look at our value your trade tool to see how much you can get for your trade-in.

2020 Nissan Kicks


2020 Hyundai Kona

Starting MSRP

2-speed Continuously Variable Transmission


6-speed automatic
31 mpg city/36 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

27 mpg city/33 mpg highway

Combined MPG


Lane Departure Warning


Parking Assist


Kicks vs. Kona: Value For Money

When squaring off the Hyundai Kona vs. the Nissan Kicks, there’s a more attractive starting price for the Nissan Kicks. The Nissan compact SUV starts at a thrifty $18,870* while you’ll pay a slightly more expensive Hyundai Kona for $20,300. For this difference of about $1,500, you can get the base trim of the Nissan Kicks and get some upgrades before matching the base MSRP for the Hyundai Kona.

Kicks vs. Kona: Performance

Both the Kicks and the Kona offer similar power for your Tacoma drive, while the Kicks offers superior fuel economy, meaning you’ll spend less time at the pump. Check out our comparison:

  • Engine: The Nissan Kicks has a 122 hp, 1.6L 4-cylinder engine under the hood, while the Kona offers 147 hp and a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine.
  • Transmission: The Kicks has an efficient Nissan CVT while the Hyundai Kona has a 6-speed automatic transmission.
  • MPG: The Kicks is the superior SUV in the fuel efficiency department, with 31 mpg in the city and 36 on the highway. The Kona, on the other hand, gets 27 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.
  • Drivetrain: Both SUVs come with front-wheel drive standard.

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