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5 Things About – 2018 Kia Niro Hybrid

 

2018 Kia Niro PHEV

 

Specs:
MSRP: $27,900
1.6L Engine, 104 HP
Front-Wheel Drive
105 MPGe / 46 MPG Combined
EV Range: 26 miles
Charge time: 2.5 Hours (240V / 9 hours (120V)

 

Pros:
• Impressive fuel economy from the base trim model
• One of the more affordable hybrids in the segment
• Batteries are hidden under the rear seat and don’t affect cargo space

 

Cons:
• All-wheel drive isn’t offered despite crossover styling
• Feels lazy when driving in the default Eco mode
• Less cargo space than most rivals
• Feature-laden Touring trim sacrifices fuel efficiency

 

2018 Kia Niro PHEV Competes With:
Hyundai Ioniq PHEV
Toyota Prius Prime
Chevrolet Volt
Honda Clarity PHEV

 

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Car Courtesy of Kia
Aired: April 30, 2018
Music: by AudionautiX.com
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