2018 Kia Niro vs. 2018 Ford C-MAX – Staten Island, NY

The new 2018 Kia Niro and the 2018 Ford C-MAX have hit the streets, and they are making a show of it. Which has left drivers wondering which vehicle will be a better fit for them and their lifestyle. Island Kia of Staten Island, NY is here to help make the head to head comparison of each vehicle to make sure you’re getting all that you desire out of your next vehicle purchase.


2018 Kia Niro

The 2018 Kia Niro is a smarter kind of crossover. Recognized by USA TODAY as the vehicle that “lights a fire with looks and performance.” A new approach to what a hybrid crossover can be, the Niro FE achieves an EPA-estimated 50 mpg combined and a near-600-mile range. And its high-efficiency 1.6L GDI engine and smooth-transitioning dual-clutch automatic transmission deliver pure joy behind the wheel. The 2018 Niro is a no-compromise vehicle. Thoughtfully designed to combine the benefits of the crossover and hybrid worlds. Like the forward-looking engineering and optimized fuel economy of a hybrid. And the versatile design and practicality of a crossover. It’s the high-style, high-MPG adventure vehicle made for the no-compromise driver.

When you’re driving the new 2018 Kia Niro you’ll be making a bold entrance wherever you go. The wide stance. The sleek, dark trim. And, face to face, available High-Intensity Discharge (HIID) projector beam headlights and LED positioning lamps for crisp illumination. From the stylish wheels to the rear spoiler, the Niro mates upscale style with athletic appeal, pushing the limits of what a hybrid can be. The 2018 Niro is smart aerodynamic design – from front to back, from the top all the way to bottom. Meticulously sculpted to minimize drag, the Niro’s shape helps improve fuel efficiency.


2018 Ford C-MAX

Ford says, we all drive, some just feel really good about it – like the some driving the all-new 2018 Ford C-MAX. Designed for fun-to-drive performance, C-MAX touts best-in-class horsepower. It also features power-split hybrid architecture, which allows the lithium-ion battery and gasoline-powered engine to work together or separately using the motor and generator. And, the 2018 C-MAX adds convenience to your driving experience. With available active park assist to take the stress out of parallel parking. Available Intelligent Access with push-button start makes it simple to get into your vehicle and start it when your key is in your pocket or purse. Plus, SmartGauge with EcoGuide helps you to drive more efficiently as well.

The 2018 Ford C-MAX is exceptionally versatile because Ford never cuts corners when it comes to comfort and design. The C-MAX provides cargo space on demand with 60/40 split-fold second-row seats. Additionally, the 2018 C-MAX is equipped with heated front seats that have three comfort settings. When you turn on the defroster, the heated, power exterior mirrors are also activated. The Ford C-MAX knows that the best technologies are the ones that seamlessly integrate into your life. Which is why it provides your favorite music stations at the push of a button, and navigation and traffic notifications on your console.


Kia Niro
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  • Quick for a hybrid and efficient
  • Doesn’t look like a traditional hybrid
  • Spacious interior
  • EPA MPG:
    52 City/49 HWY

Ford C-MAX
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  • Good fuel economy/range
  • Available hybrid
  • Nice get up and go
  • EPA MPG:
    42 City/38 HWY

Island Kia of Staten Island, NY is here to help make sure that you make the right decision when it comes to your vehicle. Come test drive the new 2018 Kia Niro and see for yourself why its the right choice, every time.