Kia e-Niro 100kW 2 39kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP£32,595
Review

The Kia e-Niro pulls off a trick that many electric cars have thus far failed to do, and that’s to be a fantastic electric car – that is, one with a long range – as well as a good car in other respects, offering decent practicality, good performance, a comfortable ride and plenty of equipment. And the e-Niro does all of that for a sensible, albeit not exactly cheap, price.

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Even entry-level 2 trim is well equipped, with dual-zone climate control, 17in alloy wheels, automatic lights and wipers, power-folding door mirrors, driver’s adjustable lumbar support, keyless entry and start, a 7.0in driver’s display, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, adaptive cruise control, a six-speaker stereo, rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, automatic emergency braking and lane assist. The infotainment package includes an 8.0in touchscreen, a DAB radio, Bluetooth, USB connectors, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

This entry-level battery and motor is available only with '2' trim and has an official range of 180 miles. Performance isn’t as impressive as its bigger brother either, with 0-62mph taking 9.5sec, although this is by no means slow.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.5 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

451

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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