Kia

Kia Niro

Price $24,995 – $34,000
Fuel consumption 4.5 – 5.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 77%(view ratings)
Kia's new crossover, the Niro, has a bright future ahead of it. It shares its architecture with the Hyundai Ioniq and features the same hybrid drivetrain. Its 104-horsepower, 1.6L four cylinder engine is aided by a 43-horsepower electric motor. A 1.6-kWh battery pack completes the picture. It has front-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic gearbox. A plug-in hybrid will also arrive in 2018 with a driving range of up to 41 kilometres, thanks to its 8.9-kWh battery pack.

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First Drives2017 Kia Niro: The Troublemaker
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – What’s great about a hybrid is that we can drive it like a normal car, and it will magically provide us with lower fuel bills. No need to plug it in or calculate the distance of our commutes, all we have to do is fill a …
Spotlight on2017 Kia Niro: We’re Driving it This Week
The Toyota Prius is the most successful hybrid vehicle on the North-American market, and that obviously makes a lot of rival automakers jealous. There’s an opportunity for peddling hybrid cars in trendy areas such as California, and Hyundai and Kia are ready to challenge the Prius with a one-two punch.

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ElectricAll-New Kia Niro EV is Unveiled With up to 380 km of Range
Small families looking for a highly efficient mobility solution at a reasonable price still don’t have many options, especially when it comes to all-electric vehicles. Cars like the Chevrolet Bolt, BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf can only do so much. However, things will change significantly in the next 12-24 months …
NewsKia unveils trio of hybrids, including Niro HUV, Optima PHEV
Kia has unveiled a trio of new hybrids, including an all-new "hybrid utility vehicle," as it looks to boost its lineup's fuel efficiency by 25 per cent compared to 2014 levels by 2020. A major piece of Kia's so-called "Green Car Roadmap," the 2017 Niro was unveiled simultaneously in Chicago …
NewsAll-new Kia Niro 'Hybrid Utility Vehicle' coming
Kia has announced plans to roll out an all-new hybrid compact crossover in the next two years as it aims to improve the average fuel efficiency of its lineup by 25 per cent compared to 2014 levels by 2020. Dubbed a Hybrid Utility Vehicle, the Niro "will maintain all the …

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Review: 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid
Many hybrids and especially all electric vehicle's have an in your face, "look at me" styling. Nothing wrong with that, but Kia believes many customers just want good fuel economy in a more traditional design, and so we have the Niro Hybrid.. (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2017 …