Kia Niro News

  • 2020 Kia Niro EV, 2018 Paris auto show

    The Kia Niro EV made its European stop Tuesday, likely the last stop on its world tour before a U.S. model is revealed. The Niro EV that showed at the 2018 Paris auto show gave us the most detailed look at the electric crossover heading to the U.S. next year, although Kia hasn't yet said when the electric car would go on sale in the U.S. nor how much it will cost. Equipped with a 64-kwh battery, the new Niro EV will offer 301 miles of range on a single charge, measured on the new WLTP standard. That figure is likely to drop once EPA estimates roll in, although the WLTP estimate is far closer...

  • 2019 Kia Niro EV
    2019 Kia Niro EV debuts with 210 horsepower, 280 miles of range

    Kia on Thursday introduced the new electric version of its Niro compact crossover SUV at the 2018 Busan auto show in Korea. Called the Niro EV and taking inspiration from a concept of the same name unveiled at January's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, the newest addition to the Kia lineup is set to...

  • 2019 Kia Niro EV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Kia Niro EV spy shots

    The Kia Niro compact crossover SUV is already available as a hybrid or plug-in hybrid. Soon, there will be an electric option too. Kia previewed its electric Niro at last month's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show with the Niro EV concept. We now have our first spy shots of the production version...

  • Kia Niro EV concept, 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
    Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES

    The Kia Niro is a compact crossover SUV that debuted in hybrid form in 2016. Last year the range was expanded with the addition of a plug-in hybrid version. Soon, we’ll be able to add a pure electric version to that list. Kia previewed the electric version of the Kia Niro on Monday with the...

  • 2017 Kia Niro, 2016 Chicago Auto Show
    2017 Kia Niro hybrid revealed, promises 50 MPG combined

    Previewed in concept form almost three years ago, Kia’s first dedicated hybrid, the Niro, has finally been revealed. It’s a compact crossover that isn’t related to any other model in Kia’s lineup. In fact, it’s said to have a dedicated platform. The Niro is set to go...

  • 2017 Kia Niro spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Kia Niro Spy Shots

    Kia has confirmed it will unveil a new dedicated hybrid model called the Niro at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show on next month. The automaker has been dropping a number of teaser shots in the lead up to the reveal but our spy shots give us a good idea of what the vehicle will be like out on the road...

  • Kia Niro 'hybrid utility vehicle' teaser shot

    Kia’s new dedicated hybrid that we recently spied testing in Europe has been confirmed for a debut at next month’s 2016 Chicago Auto Show. The vehicle will be called a Niro and today Kia dropped a few teaser shots. The Korean automaker is calling the Niro a “hybrid utility vehicle” though judging from our spy shots the vehicle is more of a tallish hatch about the size of a Volkswagen Golf. As for the design, it appears the Niro sports a sleek, aerodynamic body, as well as Kia’s signature “tiger nose” grille up front. At the rear are high-mounted LED...

  • Kia Niro concept, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show
    Kia Reveals Niro Crossover Concept Ahead Of 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

    Kia's rolled out a string of concepts over the past 12 months, foreshadowing a new generation of stylish and--presumably--affordable models it has in the works. These have included standouts such as 2011’s GT and the funky Provo and Cross GT crossovers from earlier this year. Considering this...

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