The new 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vehicle (PHEV) offers drivers in the Bay Area a smart and capable three-row crossover with a comfortable and high-tech interior and efficiency, unlike other SUV models!
A plug-in hybrid vehicle offers the perfect powertrain for a rapidly-evolving automobile industry. In the race for all-electric vehicle technology, a plug-in hybrid vehicle features the best of a hybrid engine system, as well as the ability to drive using only electric power. You'll save money and time avoiding the gas station!
Keep reading to learn more about the specs and features of the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV, as well as how long it can drive using only its battery!
The 2018 Kia Niro PHEV is fitted with a Full Parallel Hybrid System that features a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, an AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motor and a 360-volt Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery. This hybrid system also features a Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic transmission with Sportmatic®. The Full Parallel Hybrid System is standard across the Niro PHEV's three trim levels: LX, EX and EX Premium.
The EPA estimates the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV offers 48 city and 44 highway miles per gallon and a 'miles per gallon equivalent' (MPGe) of 110 in the city and 99 on the highway. The 360-volt battery can be charged using a 120-volt (Level 1) or a 240-volt (Level 2) charger and gives the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV an All-Electric Range (AER) of 26 miles.* Using the hybrid system, the Niro PHEV boasts a total gasoline/electric range of over 500 miles!**
The innovative PHEV offers drivers the ability to travel in urban areas using only battery power! Select states even offer incentives, and you may be qualified to save thousands of dollars in tax federal tax incentives. Talk to a member of our knowledgeable team for more information regarding incentives and specials!
Schedule a test drive of the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV at Concord Kia in the Bay Area of California!
*EPA-estimated range on a full battery charge. Actual range will vary based on driving habits, vehicle maintenance, charging practice, battery age, weather, temperature, and road/traffic conditions. Battery capacity will decrease with time and use.
**Based on range listed at fueleconomy.gov, which cautions that range assumes a full tank and 100% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling. Actual range will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition. Kia recommends that you refuel as soon as possible after the low fuel warning light illuminates or sooner.