Three Electrified PowertrainsThe beauty of the Kia Niro is that there's three different electrified powertrains to suit a variety of different requirements. Self-charging hybrid technology allows you to reduce your enviromental impact without changing your driving habits.
Plug-in and all-electric versions allow you to travel emission free in many different circumstances. Discover which version suits you best using the information below.
Niro HybridThe Niro Hybrid uses a self-charging hybrid system that never requires you to plug it in - you simply fuel it up and drive it like a regular automatic car.
It can travel at low speeds and in traffic on electric power alone, cutting down on emissions when a normal petrol or diesel car would be at their most in efficient. When you step on the gas, and at high speeds, the electric motor and petrol engine work together in the most efficient way possible.
This is a great option for those who want a car with lower emissions and better fuel consumption, but aren't looking to change their driving experience too much.
Niro Plug-in HybridWith a pure electric range of up to 30 miles on a combined WLTP cycle, or up to 40 miles in city driving, the Niro Plug-in Hybrid gives you the flexibility of having both EV driving capabilities and petrol power.
There's no so-called "range anxiety" with a plug-in hybrid, because once the electric juice runs out, the car automatically switches to being a regular petrol-powered hybrid, enabling you to continue your journey without fuss.
The Plug-in Hybrid is a great option for commuters, many of whom will be able to travel to work and back on EV power alone and then go further afield at the weekend using the petrol engine.
All Electric e-NiroAs the e-Niro was designed from the ground up to accommodate an electric powertrain, there's no compromises in terms of interior roominess or boot space. It's actually got a bigger boot than the "regular" hybrid model, which is impressive with all those batteries on board.
Range is up to 282 miles according to the WLTP cycle, a massive improvement over many previous electric cars and more than usable in the real world - comparable to some petrol cars, in fact.
Charging with a fast charger will get the car's batteries from 0% to 80% in just 54 minutes, and if you charge it at home (which will take longer) you can programme the car to only charge during certain hours - taking advantage of cheaper night-time tariffs.
Test Drive the Kia Niro Hybrid and Electric modelsWith three compelling electrified powertrains, the Niro and e-Niro SUVs provide all of the flexibility and convenience of a conventionally powered car, only with substantially reduced emissions and improved environmental credentials.
If you're new to the whole electric vehicle concept, it may be worth trying out a self-charging hybrid, which doesn't require you to change the way you drive. Plug-in hybrids offer the best of both worlds, and there's a full-electric version with a more than usable range too.
Visit your nearest Evans Halshaw Kia retailer to try them out for yourself, or browse our latest Kia Niro offers.