The brand new Kia e-Niro is the very first totally electrical crossover energy vehicle produced by Kia. With a series of 301 miles (485 kilometres) on the WLTP combined cycle, the all-electric e-Niro integrates driving satisfaction, attractive style, crossover energy and a zero-emissions powertrain– to develop among the most capable electrical vehicles on-sale worldwide.
The Kia e-Niro inhabits a distinct position in the market as an all-electric crossover, with smart product packaging, high functionality, and a long-distance driving range. Purchasers will likewise take advantage of a series of devoted electrical vehicle (EV) in-car technologies, new security features, and noteworthy exterior and interior decoration.
The Kia e-Niro signs up with existing Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid variants of the car– of which more than 200,000 have actually offered worldwide given that the Niro’s intro in 2016. To date, Europe has actually represented more than 65,000 sales of the hybrid crossover.
2019 Kia e-Niro Debut
The e-Niro is to be Kia’s second globally-sold electrical vehicle after the Soul EV. The new model made its European launching at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, and will go on sale in choose European markets by the end of 2018.
2019 Kia e-Niro Design
Created at Kia’s style centres in California, USA and Namyang, Korea, the e-Niro includes the usefulness and appeal of a crossover in a smooth, aerodynamic body with discreetly sculptured surface areas. The car shows that, in looking for higher on-road performance, electrical vehicle purchasers require not compromise mentally interesting style or crossover flexibility.
The Kia e-Niro separates itself from the existing Niro Hybrid and Niro Plug-in Hybrid with a series of unique style features. Taking motivation from the Niro EV Concept revealed at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the exterior is based upon a ‘Clean and High-tech’ style principle. Its futuristic and aerodynamic ‘tiger-nose’ grille features an incorporated charging port, bearing a de-bossed Niro logo design. Revamped air consumptions and new arrowhead-shaped LED daytime running lights integrate with blue trim highlights to assist it stand apart even more.
The closed ‘tiger-nose’ grille style is housed within a freshly created front bumper, providing the car a clear household identity, while assisting aerodynamic efficiency, and offering a smooth and purposeful character to the front of the vehicle.
In profile, the slim character line, tapered rear windows and tough sill line assistance to stress and extend the car’s streamlined profile, while enabling higher space for the muscular wheel arches. The e-Niro flights on new 17-inch aluminium alloy wheels with a diamond-cut two-tone surface, real estate Kia’s regenerative braking system.
At the back, revamped rear bumpers feature comparable blue trim highlights to those discovered at the front of the car. A vibrant LED rear light style offers the e-Niro the exact same unique and recognisable rear light signature as its Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid brother or sisters.
The Kia e-Niro is offered in a choice of 10 modern paint colours– a scheme of vibrant or more neutral tones which stress the car’s environmentally friendly style and enhance the blue trim adorning its bodywork.
2019 Kia e-Niro Engine
The Kia e-Niro has actually been created to combine crossover-inspired style with long-distance, zero-emissions driving and pleasurable efficiency. It attains this with a next-generation electrical powertrain, utilizing new production technologies established particularly for Kia electrical vehicles.
The e-Niro uses purchasers a persuading option to compact crossovers powered by standard petrol or diesel internal combustion engines. It offers owners the chance to finish both far away drives and everyday commutes with no emissions and ultra-low running expenses.
In Europe the Niro will be geared up with a high-capacity 64 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack. On the WLTP combined cycle, it supplies a driving variety of more than 301 miles (485 kilometres) on a single charge, producing no on-road CO2 emissions. On the WLTP city cycle, the Kia e-Niro is capable of increasing to 382 miles (615 km). Purchasers will likewise be to define their e-Niro with a 39.2 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack, with a variety of as much as 193 miles (312 kilometres) from a single charge on the WLTP combined cycle. Plugged into a 100 kW quick battery charger, it takes just 42 minutes to charge the e-Niro’s battery from 20% to 80%.
Models geared up with the long-distance 64 kWh battery pack are coupled with a 150 kW (204 ps) motor, producing 395 Nm torque, allowing the Kia e-Niro to speed up from 0-to-100 kph in simply 7.8 seconds. The basic 39.2 kWh battery pack is matched to a 100 kW (136 ps) motor, likewise producing 395 Nm torque, and speeding up to 100 kph from a grinding halt in 9.8 seconds. Like the Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid variants, the new electrical model is front-wheel drive.