- Crossover SUV.
- Sleek design with hybrid technology.
The Kia Niro is a sub-compact crossover SUV. It was unveiled at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. 2021, Kia Niro has a lot of upgraded features and standard equipment. Kia offers Niro in 3 powertrains:
- Standard – Kia Niro
- Plug-in-Hybrid – Kia Niro Hybrid
- Fully electric powertrain. – Kia Niro EV
2021 Kia Niro – Exterior and Interior design
The Kia Niro has a very sporty and sleek design. The tiger-nose front grille is diamond-patterned, which looks very bold and gives the car a 3-D look from a distance. The front grille is surrounded by standard projector-beam headlights, fog lights, and Chevron-shaped LED DRLs. A very modernized look is given to the rear bumper. There is an availability of LED rear Combination of Lights. This gives a very athletic look to Niro EV6. The high-end design gives a very aesthetic look to the car.
The high-end design combines with high-end technology. It has got a very spacious cabin and cargo area. 60/40 folding rear seats allow you to fit larger items and experience thrilling adventures. The 10.25-inch touch screen display with split-screen provides access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It offers features like the Voice Command Navigation System, the Standard Rear View Monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance. These all are offered at your fingertips. The seats are 10-way power-adjustable seats with high positioned, heated, and ventilated seats. The heated steering wheel and available power sunroof attract a lot of customers. The 16 or 18-inch alloy wheels feature a geometric design. The car is very device compatible. It offers a wireless phone charger and USB ports. The 7 inch LCD Supervision Instrument Cluster is available for driver information.
2021 Kia Niro – Safety features
The Kia Niro offers a very dynamic safety net. The Smart Cruise Control with The Stop & Go (SCC with S & G) helps in maintaining and detecting the distance from the front vehicle. The blind spot collision warning (BCW) sends visual or auditory alerts, to help you warn about the objects that may be in your field of view. The forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection (FCA- Ped) is available on all the trims, as standard and gives visual and auditory alerts when it detects any potential hazard in your path. The Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW) is available and warns you if it detects any obstruction while you reverse the car and also helps in applying break. The Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) helps you in correcting your Lane position.
2021 Kia Niro – Engine and battery power
The Kia Niro EV has a combined system of the output of 201hp and 291-pound feet of torque. The lithium-ion polymer 64 kWh battery packs provide huge power for long drives. It has regenerative self-charging, which captures kinetic energy. It has a special Rotary shifter dial which is a LED indicator surrounded by some essential controls. You don’t need to slow down your car in cold weather. For that, the cold weather capability packages are available, in which the battery heater and heat pump will reduce the load on the EV’s battery in the cold weather. It also has heated front seats and a steering wheel to make your ride more comfortable.
Niro – colors, variants, and price
The starting price of the Niro is $24690. The plug-in hybrid model starts at $ 29,590 and the EV models are priced around $39000. The Top Model of Niro EX Premium is priced at $32950, and the EV’s highest models start at $44600. Most of the buyers stick to the base trim because of the huge availability of standard features.
With the options of 3 power trains, the 2021 Kia Niro is available in 5 variants.
- Niro LX
- Niro LXS
- Niro Touring
- Niro Touring Special Edition
- Niro EX Premium
The Kia Niro is available in 7 vivid colors.
- Snow White Pearl
- Gravity Blue
- Platinum Graphite
- Aurora Black Pearl
- Silky Silver
- Runway Red
- Graphite Grey.