With the new Prius released by Toyota, Kia felt it necessary to come up with something new and the new Kia Niro Hybrid Crossover was the perfect answer to that.
This is a hybrid crossover, based on the same platform as the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq, powered by a gasoline 1.6 liter engine, producing 103 hp, working along with a 43 hp electric engine.
The drivetrain of the new Kia Niro includes a six phase transmission, with double clutch. The 1.56 kWh battery has a light weight of 33 kg. According to Kia, the battery provides up to 13% more energy than its competitors.
The brand’s representatives are also proud of the CO2 emissions, that don’t exceed 89 g/km.
The famous Kia style is present in Hiro’s design, to the big delight of the brand’s fans and it brings a new hybrid propulsion system, which is efficient and low cost, withal.