2019 Dodge  Journey

vs.

2019 Kia Niro


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Features & Specs

2019 Dodge  Journey

2019 Kia Niro

Seats

7

5

Fuel tank capacity

20.5 gallons

11.9 gallons

Passenger volume

124 cubic feet

101 cubic feet

Cargo volume

67.6 cubic feet

54.5 cubic feet




2019 Dodge  Journey vs 2019 Kia Niro near Troy, MI

The 2019 Dodge Journey and the 2019 Kia Niro are both great SUVs on the market today. But is one better than the other? In order to answer this question and make sure customers buy the right SUV for them, a closer look is needed in order to investigate which is superior.

2019 Dodge  Journey Power & Handling

The 2019 Dodge Journey comes with two engine options customers can choose from. The 2.4-liter inline-4 engine comes standard on most models of the 2019 Dodge Journey. This engine is able to push out 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. This fuel-efficient engine comes connected to a four-speed automatic transmission and can tow up to 1,000 pounds. The other engine offered on the Dodge Journey is the 3.6-liter V6 engine. This engine can tow up to 2,500 pounds with 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine also comes connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4-liter engine comes in front-wheel-drive and the 3.6-liter engine comes in all-wheel-drive.


2019 Kia Niro Power & Handling

The 2019 Kia Niro also has two options for engines. The 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine comes with a 1.56-kilowatt lithium-ion polymer battery which is able to produce 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission and is only offered in font-wheel-drive. The second engine is a 1.6-liter Atkinson cycle inline-4 engine. This engine pumps out 104 horsepower and 109 lb-ft of torque. While both of these engines are great options but there isn't any information on towing capabilities for the 2019 Kia Niro.

2019 Dodge  Journey Features & Design

The 2019 Dodge Journey comes with many features to keep in mind when debating between the Journey and the Kia Niro. For example, the 2019 Dodge Journey is able to seat seven passengers at a time with 124 cubic feet of passenger volume. This leaves plenty of legroom for passengers in the back of the SUV. This SUV also has 67.6 cubic feet of cargo volume. It's also important to note that the gas tank is able to hold 20.5 gallons, and with a fuel efficient engine, fuel-ups are few and far between.


2019 Kia Niro Features & Design

The 2019 Kia Niro also comes with some great features. This SUV is able to seat five passengers with 101 cubic feet of passenger volume. This is a bit smaller than the Dodge Journey. The 2019 Kia Niro comes with a modest 54.5 cubic feet of cargo volume. The fuel tank is another feature to keep in mind. With only 11.9 gallons fitting in the tank, fuel-ups are going to be more frequent and closer together.

Conclusions

Between these two SUVs, the 2019 Dodge Journey is the clear winner. The Journey has more space inside the car for both passengers and the cargo you may need to bring along. The 2019 Dodge Journey also has a larger fuel tank capacity than the 2019 Kia Niro. The Journey is also able to seat a few more passengers than the Kia Niro. However, there are some similarities between these two SUVs. Both of these vehicles come with automatic transmission of some sort and they both come configured with front-wheel-drive.

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