Kia shocked many with the introduction of its hybrid crossover, and now the Niro is back, ready to intrigue drivers all over again. The 2018 Kia Niro is packed full of potential with its smart technology, advanced safety features and has amazing efficiency and performance. Starting with its energy-dense 1.56 kWh lithium-ion battery and lightweight electric motor, and then added with its 1.6-Liter, gasoline-direct injection engine.
The hybrid-optimized engine offers a smooth ride, great performance and achieves great fuel efficiency. Able to get up to 52 mpg in the city and up to 49 mpg on the highway. Plus, the powerful engine is able to put out 139 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 195 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm of torque. Though, that's not all, the 2018 Niro features regenerative braking, which helps charge the Niro any time you slow down; during deceleration, the electric traction motor will capture kinetic energy that will recharge the battery and help maximize fuel economy.
The Kia Niro has many innovative technologies that make driving more convenient, more fun and safer on the road. In fact, the Niro features Kia's advanced UVO infotainment system that lets drivers have many convenient options like voice-activated technology and SMS text messaging capabilities. Some of the other available features include:
If you're interested in the 2018 Kia Niro, you can stop by or contact us at Harper Kia and we will be more than happy to assist you.