The Kia Niro Hybrid and Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid have been a rousing success, giving automotive shoppers an eco-friendly and efficient choice for the increasingly popular subcompact crossover segment. Kia is taking their eco-friendly credentials even further with the upcoming 2019 Kia Niro EV, which is an all-electric crossover.
The 2019 Kia Niro EV is expected to be released in the United States around December 2018/January 2019. Pricing will be announced closer to the launch date.
Performance Specs and Electric Range of 2019 Kia Niro EV
The new Kia Niro EV comes equipped with an electric motor, which delivers an impressive 201 horsepower and 291 lb-ft of torque for quick acceleration. With its liquid-cooled battery, the Niro EV is expected to achieve a range of 240 miles on a single range. In comparison, the base-level 75D trim of the 2018 Tesla Model X crossover has a range of 237 miles.
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Advanced Technologies in 2019 Kia Niro EV
The 2019 Kia Niro EV features an abundance of state-of-the-art technologies. In addition to its cutting-edge electric motor and battery, the Niro EV has a Human-Machine Interface (HMI) for an intuitive display of driving information, while the intelligently designed shifter will be retained from the groundbreaking Niro Electric Vehicle concept car. These sophisticated technologies are complemented by a beautifully-sculpted design, with available 17-inch alloy wheels and unique blue interior accents. Also, the smoother front fascia gives the Niro EV an elegant look, while helping the crossover cut through the air for greater aerodynamic efficiency.
Get the 2019 Kia Niro EV in the San Francisco Bay Area
Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the all-new 2019 Kia Niro EV? Do you live in Novato, Marin County, or elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area? Contact us at Kia Marin to pre-order this eco-friendly and fun-to-drive crossover!