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2021 Nissan Kicks Vs. 2021 Toyota C-HR

2021 Nissan Kicks Vs. 2021 Toyota C-HR

Posted at Tue, Jan 11, 2022 4:45 PM

2021 Nissan Kicks Vs. 2021 Toyota C-HR

Those looking for small urban crossovers must have looked at the 2021 Nissan Kicks and the 2021 Toyota C-HR. Both Japanese manufacturers offer potent products, with Toyota having a stronger reputation for reliable products. However, the Kicks scores by offering more space and better mileage between the two. Let’s look at the different parameters of comparison below:

  • Warranty- Both small urban crossovers provide the same basic and powertrain warranties, as given below:

Vehicle

Basic Warranty

Powertrain Warranty

2021 Nissan Kicks

3 years /36,000 miles

5 years /60,000 miles

2021 Toyota C-HR

3 years /36,000 miles

5 years /60,000 miles

 

  • Mileage- Nissan Kicks offers better mileage than the Toyota C-HR. While the Kicks can deliver a combined mileage of 33 MPG, C-HR offers 29 MPG.
  • More Cargo Space- The Kicks offer much more cargo space in the stern than the C-HR, offering 25.3 cubic feet compared to 19.1 cubic feet in the latter. Both vehicles can accommodate 5 adults. The back seat of the Nissan is also more comfortable than that of the Toyota.
  • Drivetrains- Despite being crossovers, neither of the two gets AWD (All-Wheel-Drive). FWD (Front-Wheel-Drive) is the standard drivetrain option for both.
  • Powertrains- The 2021 Toyota C-HR and the 2021 Nissan Kicks are available with a single powertrain. Expect the C-HR to be equipped with a 2.0 liter in-line 4 engine that produces 144 horsepower and 139 lbs.-ft of torque, mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). On the flip side, the C-HR's 1.6-liter Series4, also paired with a CVT, develops 122 horsepower and 114 lbs.-ft of torque. Those who drive these vehicles will find that the CHR is more agile and responsive to steering.
  • Trim Levels- Expect the Nissan Kicks to come in three trim levels in 2021: SV, S, and SR. Likewise, buyers can get the 2021 Toyota C-HR in four trim levels: SLE, Limited, LE, and Nightshade.
  • Updates in 2021- While the front and rear styling have been updated on the 2021 Nissan Kicks, more changes can be seen in terms of active safety features on the 2021 Toyota C-HR. The latter is available in a completely new trim called Nightshade. Blacked-out exteriors and new 18-inch wheels in black can be seen on this trim.
  • Safety Features- Although the 2021 Nissan Kicks has received a safety update that includes more standard safety features on all trims, both vehicles have many technologies. Those available on the Kicks include:
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning with Pedestrian Detection
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Safety features vary amongst different trims of the 2021 Toyota C-HR. Standard equipment includes:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Centering
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Automatic High Beams

All variants except LE get Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Blind Spot Monitoring.

  • Resale Value- Many buyers buy vehicles based on how much their vehicles will get over the years; not everyone buys with their hearts. The market's reputation for dependability and dependability results in C-HR having a higher resale price.