2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid vs 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid

2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid vs 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Plug-in hybrids have taken the automotive market by storm; with incredible efficiency and an impressive driving experience, it's no wonder why so many drivers are interested in these vehicles—especially with the option for a versatile plug-in hybrid crossover. And to help you decide on one to buy, we compared the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid and the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid.

Starting off, both crossovers offer plenty of passenger and cargo space that allow for more convenience. However, the Outlander PHEV comes standard with the Mitsubishi Super All-Wheel Control while the Niro PHEV has Front-Wheel Drive. There are also differences in the available fuel efficiency that both plug-in hybrids offer.

2018 Kia Niro PHEV LX


2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SEL

105 MPGe Electric + Gas Combined Fuel Rating 74 MPGe
46 MPG Gas-only Combined Fuel Rating 25 MPG
560 miles Total Driving Range 310 miles
26 miles Electric-only Driving Range 22 miles

2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid available in Lafayette, IN

Although, despite the differences, there are several similarities in the available features that both the Niro PHEV and Outlander PHEV can have equipped. For instance, they both have dual-zone temperature control, satellite radio, rear camera display and fog lamps. Though, the Niro features more sophisticated driver-assistive features, including:

  • Front and Rear Parking Assist System
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • And more

Overall, the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid is more efficient and offers more advanced features compared to the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

If you would like more information about the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid, you can contact us online or by calling 844-723-9278.