2021 Nissan Kicks vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona

Looking for a 5-seat SUV with the agile handling you need for downtown Port Orchard driving? Then the Nissan Kicks and Hyundai Kona compact crossovers are right up your alley. Join Advantage Nissan for a side by-side comparison of the Hyundai Kona vs. Nissan Kicks pricing, performance, and features to see which model is right for you, and then browse our Kicks inventory to see what’s available right now on our lot in Bremerton!

2021 Nissan Kicks


2021 Hyundai Kona
$19,070 to $21,320 MSRP

Price Range

$20,400 to $29,450 MSRP
43.7 in

Front Legroom

41.5 in
40.7 in

Front Headroom

39.6 in

Exterior Color Options

2-Speed CVT


6-speed automatic
31 city/36 hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

27 city/33 hwy

Hyundai Kona vs. Nissan Kicks: Price Range

When you compare the Kicks vs. Kona lineups side-by-side, the price differences stand out right away. The Kicks starts at $19,070, almost $1,000 less than the Hyundai Kona. But the gap only widens from there: by the time you reach the top trims, the Kicks costs nearly $8,000 less than the Kona:

2021 Nissan Kick Price by Trim Level

  • Kicks S — $19,070 MSRP
  • Kicks SV — $20,700 MSRP
  • Kicks SR — $21,320 MSRP

2021 Hyundai Kona Price by Trim Level

  • Kona SE — $20,400 MSRP
  • Kona SEL — $22,200 MSRP
  • Kona SEL Plus — $24,050 MSRP
  • Kona NIGHT — $26,100 MSRP
  • Kona Limited — $26,200 MSRP
  • Kona Ultimate — $28,050 MSRP

Hyundai Kona vs. Nissan Kicks: Performance 

Choosing between the Kicks vs. Kona may come down to your priorities as a driver in Gig Harbor. The Kona has an edge on the Kicks in terms of horsepower, but not enough to make a difference day-to-day for most drivers. But if you’re looking to save at the pump, there’s no way you’ll miss the difference. The Kicks gets a combined 33 mpg, compared to a combined 27 for the Kona. Compare more Kicks vs. Kona specs below:

Nissan Kicks Performance Specs

  • 122-hp 1.6L I4 base engine
  • EPA-estimated 31 city/36 highway mpg
  • 2-Speed CVT transmission with OD

Hyundai Kona Performance Specs

  • 147-hp 2.0L I4 base engine
  • EPA-estimated 27 city/33 highway mpg
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with OD and auto-manual

Hyundai Kona vs. Nissan Kicks: Luxury Features 

Between the Kicks vs. Kona, which SUV offers a better driving experience? You drive every day in Tacoma — so the value of a comfortable ride can’t be understated! Both the Kona and the Kicks offer these advanced amenities, but the Kicks delivers them at a lower price at any trim level:

  • Bluetooth® compatibility 
  • Voice recognition
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Speed-sensitive volume 
  • Central touchscreen display 
  • 12-volt power outlet 
  • Available programmable garage-door opener 
  • Fully automatic exterior light control 
  • Lane departure warning 
  • 16-inch wheels 

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