Kia Niro 150kW 4 64kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP£40,495
Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

In pre-production form, the second-generation Kia Niro Hybrid shows a lot of promise. Not only is it competitively priced, but it’s also generously equipped and spacious inside. That said, we suspect the PHEV model, with its punchier performance, lower running costs and ability to run for extended period of times on electric power will be the pick of the range.

This range-topping trim gets you loads of kit, including a sunroof, an electric tailgate, heated seats in the front and back, and a heated steering wheel. It’s also the only Niro EV trim available with funky contrast colour rear pillars. It’s very pricey, though.

All versions of the Niro EV have a single 201bhp electric motor, which drives the front wheels and is fed by a 64.8kWh (usable capacity) battery. Acceleration is sprightly and a range of 250 miles on a charge is realistic as long as you drive gently and the weather is mild.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

475

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km