2019 Kia Niro | JT's Kia of Rock Hill

2019 Kia Niro (Kia's Plug-In Hybrid Options)

The 2019 Kia Niro is the epitome of efficiency and it offers ounce of it without any pretense. In other words, this is a practical vehicle that gets the job done. The Niro is Kia’s dedicated electric vehicle and that means you have no choice other than a hybrid drivetrain.


You have two option to choose from – the plug-in hybrid or the hybrid. The trim levels for both are, more or less, the same. For the latter, you have the FE, LX, EX, and S Touring trim levels. For the former, you have the LX, EX, and EX Premium trim levels.

You can opt for a bigger battery in the Niro PHEV. However, it will set you back by $4,200. As for the internal combustion options, both Niro variants run on a 1.6-liter inline-4. The engine is teamed up with the electric motor and hybrid batteries.

The net power output is roughly the same at 139 horsepower, even though the electric motors in each variant out varying figures

The 1.56-kwh hybrid batter in the Niro allows for top-notch fuel efficiency. You can expect around 40 miles to the gallon in both versions. The Plug-In variant has an 8.9-kwh battery that offers am additional 26 miles. This goes up to 46 mpg when combined with the internal combustion engine.

Charging the Niro PHEVE on a level 2 home charger will power-up the batter in 3 hours.


According to the IIHS, the 2019 Kia Niro is a Top Safety Pick. This applies to the Plug-In Hybrid and the Hybrid. The crash test scores have been excellent across the board for the vehicle. This is fantastic news for buyers.

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