2019 Kia Niro Plug-In HybridChange year or vehicle
Key specs of the base trim
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- Spirited Sport mode
- UVO touchscreen system standard
- Outward visibility
- Excellent rear headroom and legroom
- Low cargo load-in height
- All-wheel drive not offered
- Interior plastic
- Regular Niro's lower mpg, less cargo room than Toyota Prius
New all-electric Niro EV model
Hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions also offered
Five-seat hatchback body style
Five-seat hatchback body style Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard
Automatic emergency braking available
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What Is the 2019 Kia Niro?
The Kia Niro is a compact hatchback with room for up to five people. It’s offered with a choice of a hybrid drivetrain, a plug-in hybrid drivetrain or an all-electric drivetrain. All models have front-wheel drive, and competitors include the Toyota Prius and Hyundai Ioniq.
What’s New on the 2019 Kia Niro?
The new all-electric Niro EV has an EPA-estimated driving range of 239 miles on a charge.
What Features in the 2019 Kia Niro Are Most Important?
The Niro drives more like a conventionally powered car than a traditional hybrid thanks to its six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which it uses instead of a continuously variable automatic transmission. Standard features include a 60/40-split folding backseat, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, and cruise control. Available active safety features include blind spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control.
Should I Buy the 2019 Kia Niro?
The Niro offers respectable hybrid gas mileage without looking like something out of a science-fiction movie. Other practical elements include good visibility, a spacious backseat and low cargo load-in height. However, if all-wheel drive or a lot of cargo room are on your checklist, you should check out one of the many conventionally powered compact SUVs available.
Great Car Great on Environment
So far, we love the 2019 Kia Niro. It is well designed for comfort and storage. We love that it is "aggressively electric", meaning it operates on electric motor as priority and keeps gas motor off ... Read full review
Awesome MPG and flexibility
We already owned a regular Kia Niro and loved it so much that we got the plug-in hybrid version. So far we are loving it too. We have not needed to get gas hardly at all. With being able to get 26 ... Read full review
The 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid currently has 0 recalls
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New Car Program Benefits
60 months / 60,000 miles
120 months / 100,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles