The 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is the next step in the electric evolution. Hit the open road with a hybrid system capable of going fully electric (EV mode) with the push of a button for trips around town. It's also eligible for a High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) decal in select states, and Federal and tax rebates in select states can help make it more affordable than you think. Check your potential tax benefits with our payment calculator.
The Niro Plug-In Hybrid delivers versatility right down to its power source. With the push of a button you can go all-electric using a high-density, lithium-ion polymer battery with an estimated EPA rated All Electric Range (AER) up to 26 miles. And you can be confident knowing you'll never be stranded with its hybrid gas-electric HEV mode.
Going electric is easy thanks to dual Level 1 (120V) and Level 2 (240V) charging options. Whether you're at home or on the road, rest assured you’ll find a power source anywhere you can plug into the electric grid. And with Kia’s UVO eco App, you can schedule charge times at home and find public charging stations.
The Level 2 (240V) charger is available at public stations and for home installation, delivering a fast full charge in less than three hours.
The Level 1 (120V) charger uses the same wall outlet and voltage as your standard home appliances for overnight charging at home. And you can schedule charge times using the UVO eco app to save money with lower electricity rates during off-peak hours.
With more than 36,000 Level 2 (240V) public outlets currently nationwide, and more being built all the time, you can plug into the expanding public grid with increasing ease. And our UVO eco feature makes it even easier with the available Voice-Command Navigation System that shows nearby charging stations and leads you there with turn-by-turn directions.
The 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid charges ahead of the pack when it comes to other competitors in both the Plug-In Hybrid and Crossover categories.
Unlike hybrids with continuous variable transmissions (CVT), it comes with a highly responsive, smooth-shifting dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) that gives the Niro Plug-In Hybrid a sport-inspired, fun-to-drive feel missing from the competition.
The Niro Plug-In Hybrid offers more interior space you would expect from a hybrid. And its hybrid-optimizing powertrain achieves efficiency with 105 MPGe combined and an estimated 26 mile AER.
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