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.

Kia Niro

Pricing
MSRP CA$25,495
Fees CA$1,795
Gas guzzler tax CA$0
Monthly payments CA$479/month
Powertrain
Combined power 139 hp @ 5,700 rpm
Combined torque 195 lb·ft @ 1,000 – 2,400 rpm
Engine 1,6 l I-4
Power 104 hp @ 5,700 rpm (78 kW)
Torque 109 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (148 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric
Fuel type Regular
Engine Electric
Power 43 hp @ 1,798 rpm (32 kW)
Torque 125 lb·ft @ 1,800 rpm (169 N·m)
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD
Hybrid / Electric
Battery type Lithium-ion polymer (Li-Po)
Energy 1.6 kWh
Voltage 240 V
Charging times
  • 120V: N/A
  • 240V: N/A
  • 400V: N/A
Cooling Liquid
Drivetrain structure Parallel
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type SUV
Category Hybrid / Plug-in Hybrid, Subcompact SUV
Assembly Hwaseong, KR
Generation 1
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 4.5 L/100km
Highway 4.8 L/100km
Combined 4.6 L/100km
Autonomy 978 km
Electric autonomy N/A
CO₂ emissions 110 g/km
Equipment
Heated front seats standard
Heated steering wheel standard
Infotainment
Auxiliary audio input standard
Apple CarPlay compatible standard
Android Auto compatible standard
Sirius XM standard
Bluetooth audio standard
Steering / Suspension / Brakes / Tires
Steering rack and pinion
Turning diameter 5 m (17′)
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link
Front brakes Disc (ABS)
Rear brakes Disc (ABS)
Front tires P205/60HR16
Rear tires P205/60HR16
Safety
Seat belts 5
Dimensions / Weight
Length N/A
Width 1,806 mm (71″)
Height 1,534 mm (60″)
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106″)
Front track 1,565 mm (62″)
Rear track 1,580 mm (62″)
Weight 1,409 kg (3,106 lb)
Capacities
Passengers 5
Trunk not applicable
Fuel tank 45 l (10 gal)
Towing capacity N/A
Performance
Power to weight ratio 73.0 W/kg
0-100 km/h N/A
80-120 km/h N/A
Top speed 170 km/h (106 mph) (manufacturer)
Braking distance 42 m
Warranty
Base warranty 5 years/100,000 km
Powertrain warranty 5 years/100,000 km
The Car Guide rating
Fuel economy N/A
Reliability N/A
Safety N/A
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 7/10
Average 75%(view ratings)