As electric vehicles gain serious momentum, auto manufacturers are employing every trick up their sleeves to venture into the segment. Mazda and Kia have made their way into the space. They are well-positioned to stay ahead of their competition curve, thanks to the versatility of their electric vehicles. The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV and the 2022 Kia Niro EV are amongst the best-selling vehicles in the space, and it will be interesting to see which between the two wins the battle in the long run. However, to help you pick the EV that is engineered appropriately to meet your daily driving requirements, we have compared the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV and the 2022 Kia Niro EV in terms of performance ratings.
2022 Mazda MX-30 EV
2022 Kia Niro EV
|AC Synchronous e-SKYACTIV® motor
||Base Engine||Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous motor|
|143 horsepower||Horsepower Rating||201 horsepower|
|200 pound-feet||Torque Rating||291 pound-feet|
|92 MPGE||Combined Fuel Economy||112 MPGE|
While many might argue that the 2022 Kia Niro EV is better, one must always consider driving dynamics and convenience quotient. The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV finds its competitive edge over the 2022 Kia Niro EV due to these factors.
Level 2 and DC fast charging facilities can charge the MX-30 EV. The MX-30's 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery can be charged 80% in around 36 minutes using DC fast charging. Also, the MX-30 will be equipped with the latest generation of Mazda's e-GVC vehicle dynamics and control systems. The car's temperature control functions are controllable via a 7.0-inch touchscreen below the infotainment system's display. On top of that, the Mazda MX-30 EV is highly reliable.
If you want to get your hands behind the wheels of the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV, visit our dealership at Puente Hills Mazda in the City of Industry, CA. You can also make an appointment for a test drive online.