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Kia Motors introduced its hybrid car Niro

Kia Motors Introduced its Hybrid Car Niro

South Korean major automaker Kia Motors (automobile manufacturer) introduced its new generation Niro SUV at the Seoul Mobility Show. The company says that this car will hit the market with an attractive look compared to the first generation. The vehicle will be launched with the new Opposites United Design Philosophy.

Major changes have been made in the interior of this car i.e. a different type of dashboard has been given in this car, which is very attractive. Today we are going to tell you about this car.

Features of Kia Niro Hybrid


Capabilities and ComfortConvenience and InnovationSafety Technology
1.6L Engine with Hybrid Electric Motor, 139 Combined Horsepower8-inch Color Touchscreen Display w/ AM/FM/USB AudioDual Front Advanced Airbags, Driver’s Side Knee Airbag
Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic TransmissionRear-View Camera w/ Dynamic Parking GuidelinesFull-Length Side Curtain Airbags, Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
CUV with 120 cubic feet of Interior RoomWireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Rear Privacy Glass, Roof RailsBluetooth® Wireless TechnologyHigh Line Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control w/ Driver Only ModeKeyless EntryLower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)


Exterior PaintSeat Trim
Steel GrayGray Cloth
Runway RedCharcoal Cloth
Snow White Pearl
Aurora Black Pearl
Deep Cerulean


Length171.5 in.
Width71.1 in.
Height60.8 in.
Wheelbase106.3 in.
Track: Front/Rear (16-inch Wheels)61.6/62.2 in.
Ground Clearance6.3 in.
Head Room: Front/Rear40.1/39.1 in.
Shoulder Room: Front/Rear56.0/55.2 in.
Hip Room: Front/Rear53.7/48.3 in.
Leg Room: Front/Rear41.7/37.4 in.
Passenger Volume (SAE/EPA)100.9/NA cu. ft.
Cargo Volume: Rear Seat Up (SAE/EPA)19.4/NA cu. ft.
Cargo Volume: Rear Seat Down (SAE/EPA)54.5/NA cu. ft.
Curb Weight: Minimum Weight (no options)3,117 lb.
Curb Weight: Maximum Weight3,117 lb.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)4,079 lb.


Features and Options

Gloss Black Radiator Grille w/ Chrome Lower Trim
Black Fender and Rocker Rail Cladding
Rear Spoiler
Body-Color Power-Adjustable Outside Mirror
Body-Color Outside Door Handle
Roof Rails
Rear Privacy Glass
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Heated Rear Glass w/ Timer
Rear Glass Wiper
Auto Light Control
Projector Beam Headlights
LED Daytime Running Lights
Rear Combination Lights
Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL)
16-inch Aero Wheels w/ Full Cover
Tire Mobility Kit
P205/60R16 Tires


Features and Options

Kia Connect w/ 8-inch Color Touchscreen Display and AM/FM/USB Audio
Wireless Android Auto™
Wireless Apple CarPlay®
6-Speaker Audio System
Rear-View Camera w/ Dynamic Parking Guidelines
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity
Cruise Control
Steering-Wheel-Mounted Audio, Hands-Free Phone, and Cruise Control Buttons
USB Audio Input
Front 12V Power Outlet
USB Power Outlet
4.2-inch Instrument Display
Drive Mode System w/ Shift Paddles
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Power Driver’s Window w/ One-Touch Auto-Up/Down
Power Passenger’s Window w/ One-Touch Auto-Down
Keyless Entry System w/ Illuminated Keyhole
Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control w/ Driver Only Mode
Auto Windshield Defog
Front Center Console w/ Armrest and Storage
Dual Front Cup Holders
Front Passenger’s Seat Back Pocket
Day/Night Interior Rearview Mirror
Interior Lamps with Delay
Dual Map Lamps and Room Lamp
Overhead Sunglasses Holder
Dual Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors
Door Scuff Plate
Cloth Seat Trim
4-Way Adjustable Driver’s Seat
4-Way Adjustable Passenger’s Seat
Height-Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat



Engine Type1.6 L 4-cylinder and Full Parallel Hybrid System
Combined Drivetrain Horsepower139 hp @ 5,700 rpm
Combined Drivetrain Torque195 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Engine Displacement1,580 cc
Engine Valve TrainDual Overhead Cam (DOHC), 16-valve
Engine Valve GearContinuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)
Engine Compression Ratio13.0:1
Engine Fuel Delivery SystemGasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Engine Horsepower104 hp @ 5,700 rpm
Engine Torque109 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Electric Motor TypeAC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motor
Electric Motor Horsepower43 hp @ 1,800-2,500 rpm
Electric Motor Torque125 lb.-ft. @ 0-1,800 rpm
Hybrid Battery TypeLithium-Ion Polymer
Hybrid Battery Voltage240 V
Hybrid Battery Capacity6.5 Ah
Hybrid Battery Energy1.56 kWh
Transmission TypeDual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic

Fuel Economy

EPA MPG Estimates (City/Highway/Combined)53/48/50
Fuel Tank Capacity11.9 gal.


LayoutFront-Wheel Drive (FWD)
Body ConstructionSteel Unibody
Steering TypeElectric, Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)
Front Suspension TypeMacPherson Struts, Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension TypeIndependent, Multi-link, Stabilizer Bar
Steering Wheel Range (Lock-to-Lock)2.66 turns
Vehicle Turning Circle Diameter (Curb-to-Curb)17.4 ft.
Braking System4-Wheel Disc with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Front Ventilated Brake Disc Diameter11.0 in.
Rear Solid Brake Disc Diameter10.3 in.


Kia Drive Wise – Driver Assist Technology

Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) : Upon exiting the vehicle, the Niro can provide audible and visual warnings if unattended passengers remain in the rear seating area. Furthermore, if enrolled in Kia Connect, the push notification will be sent to the registered account holder upon triggering of audible warning.


Dual Front Advanced Airbags
Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags
Driver’s Side Knee Airbag
3-Point Seat Belts for All Seating Positions
Front Seat-Belt Pretensioners
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/ Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
Brake Force Assist System (BAS)
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
High Line Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Rear Child-Safety Door Locks


Industry-leading Kia 10-year/100,000-mile warranty program : The Kia 10-year/100,000 mile warranty program* consists of: 10-year/100,000 mile limited powertrain warranty 5-year/60,000 mile limited basic warranty 5-year/100,000 mile limited anti-perforation warranty 5-year/60,000 mile roadside assistance plan

This car has a dual screen, which is available in two segments. It gets a floating center console with glossy black accents, with an electronic gearshift wheel at the center. In Kia Niro Hybrid, you get 139 horsepower power, along with ambient mood lighting has also been used well in it.

The “Greenzone” driving mode has been given in the Niro Hybrid. It automatically switches from hybrid to electric as per the wishes of the driver. The signature tiger nose style grille of the car has been redesigned.

The CEO of Kia Motors says that the Kia Niro with its eco-friendly materials, advanced technology and electric powertrain, makes it easy to practice a sustainable lifestyle and also meets the practical needs of the customers.

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