05/07/2020

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2020 Kia Niro EV Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2020 Kia Niro EV is a fully electrical vehicle that delivers a assortment of...

The 2020 Kia Niro EV is a fully electrical vehicle that delivers a assortment of much more than 200 miles per charge in a functional package deal which is in any other case approximately identical to that of the Kia Niro hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid. 

General, we rate the 2020 Niro at 6.6 out of ten. (Read much more about how we rate autos.)

Like individuals other Niro products, the Niro EV’s styling is not daring or rugged or sporty. There are some token hints of all-weather conditions functionality in the rubberized wheel-well trim and upright grille, but beyond the winks and the nods this is a front-wheel-push auto that has a tall, roomy human body and it doesn’t sit substantially bigger off the floor than a sedan. 

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For 2020, the Niro EV gets more substantial eight.-inch and ten.three-inch infotainment screens, replacing the past 7.- and eight.-inch ones, respectively. It also gets a small much more metallic trim all-around the headlights and new rear LED combination lights. 

The rest of the important specs for the Niro EV have over, and which is not a undesirable factor. The one electrical motor can make 201 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque and can accelerate the Niro EV to 60 mph in all-around seven seconds and it feels perky all the way to freeway speeds. Experience and dealing with feels quite unique than the Niro hybrid as the EV weighs about seven hundred pounds much more. It is self-confident on the freeway but not as nimble on the backroads. 

Most of the Niro hybrid’s inside flexibility and area carries over to the Niro EV. The rear seats nonetheless flip ahead, and there’s enough area for two adults in the back again seat. The front seats aren’t so street-trip deserving, even though. 

The Niro EV is supplied in EX and EX Premium products, with a more substantial monitor, created-in navigation, Harman Kardon high quality audio, and a heated steering wheel among the the upgrades. 

A $7,500 federal EV tax credit rating applies to qualifying purchasers of the Niro EV, as well as a variety of nearby and point out incentives. Kia only sells the EV in California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Hawaii, Texas, and Washington.