Kia

Kia Niro

Price $25,495 – $53,995
Fuel consumption < 5.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
This subcompact crossover teams a 1.6-litre gasoline engine with an electric motor. Combined, they develop a total of 139 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque, sent to the vehicle's front wheels. In town, fuel consumption can be as low as 4.5 litres/100 kilometres. The Niro can accommodate up to five passengers. A fully electric version that will borrow its components from the Hyundai Kona should soon be available as well.

Detailed ratings

Global rating
The Car Guide rating 75%
Fuel economy N/A
Reliability N/A
Safety N/A
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 7/10
Subcompact SUVs
The Car Guide rating 75%
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability N/A
Safety N/A
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 7/10

What's new in 2019

N/A

Pros

  • Good fuel economy
  • Comprehensive equipment
  • Elegant silhouette
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto included
  • Good twin-clutch gearbox

Cons

  • Limited rear visibility
  • Barely enough power
  • Small display screen
  • No AWD

Recalls

none