Kia Niro vs Mercedes-Benz EQB Comparison

    Kia Niro

    Mercedes-Benz EQB

    2024 Kia
    Niro
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    EQB
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv small category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.5.
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    7.6
    7.5
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    Based on the Kia Niro EV GT-LINE GREY C PILLAR
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4MATIC
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    42L - 45L
    168 to 194 km
    NA
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $41,710 - $72,360
    $87,734 - $106,155
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    CarExpert's Take

    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Characterful design
    • Well-sorted ride and handling
    • Good interior packaging
    Misses
    • Overpriced
    • Unsupportive driver's seat
    • DC charge ceiling could be higher
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Added punch, grip of dual-motor drivetrain...
    • ... while remaining comfortable and refined
    • Retains the GLB's spacious cabin
    Misses
    • No seven-seat option in this spec
    • Real-world driving range isn't enough
    • Very pricey, off the pace in several metrics

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$520)
    • AMG Leather - Black (+$1,700)
    • Interior Wood Trim (+$300)
    • Interior Wood Trim - Alternate Pricing (+$300)
    • Magno Paint (+$3,300)
    • Mercedes-Benz Wallbox Gen 1.5 - Type 2 AC (+$1,709)

    Colours Available

    Polar White and Night Black are the standard exterior colours, with the following optional:

    • Denim Blue metallic
    • Rosé Gold metallic
    • Digital White metallic
    • Iridium Silver metallic
    • Mountain Grey metallic
    • Cosmos Black metallic
    • Manufaktur Mountain Grey Magno

    The EQB 250 and EQB 350 comes standard with black interiors, though a Macchiato Beige/black interior is optional on the EQB 250, while Edition 1 models come with a Neva Grey and Cyber Cut blue interior.

    Spiral-look interior trim elements are standard, with open-pore wood tri moptional

    Specs

    Type
    GASOLINE DIRECT INJ, ELECTRICELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    1580-
    Size (L)
    1.6L, 0.00.0
    Induction
    INLINE 4, NOT APPLICABLENOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, NOT APPLICABLENOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16-
    Power
    77kW - 150kW140kW - 215kW
    Power RPM
    5700-
    Torque
    144Nm - 395Nm385Nm - 520Nm
    Torque RPM
    4000-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    13 - 14-

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