The Kia Niro EV and Niro PHEV whirr into the second mannequin years of their second generations with hardly any change. The battery-electric subcompact crossover makes simply three alterations to the provide. The primary is that the cargo bay now sports activities a dual-level flooring as customary gear, upping the practicality; this was a $60 choice on the 2023 Niro EV. The second is that Hearth Orange Metallic is now not on the outside shade menu; dropping the no-cost choice nonetheless leaves eight colours to select from, one of many selections the two-tone Snow White Pearl with Grey Aeroblade you see above, all however 4 of the colours freed from cost. The final is the disappearance of the Mild Gray inside shade bundle. For now, it is Charcoal SynTex and fabric seating for everybody.
The Niro PHEV makes only one change, additionally shedding the selection of Hearth Orange Metallic.
Costs for the EV are up $50 over the newest pricing for a 2023 mannequin. Add the $1,325 vacation spot cost, and Niro EV costs for 2024 are:
- Wind: $40,925
- Wave: $45,925
The electrical hatch is powered by a 64.8-kWh battery that is good for an EPA-estimated 253 miles of vary. A single motor on the entrance axle making 201 horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torque is the one drivetrain accessible. We’re positive customers have their causes, however contemplating the bigger, nicer EV6 Mild in RWD guise begins at $43,920 and would not provide any substantial choices to extend the value, essentially the most severe Niro EV challenger could possibly be coming from inside the home. The EV6 Mild makes use of a barely smaller battery so it is solely rated to go 232 miles on a cost, and its motor is rated at much less horsepower, 167, however extra torque, 258. Additionally, the EV6’s higher-voltage electrical system drops the recharge time from 10% to 80% state-of-charge from 43 minutes within the Niro EV to to 18. Exterior the Kia home, the Chevrolet Bolt EUV is inside 4 inches of each Niro EV dimension and simply six miles quick on driving vary, however begins at about $12,000 much less earlier than federal incentives the Niro EV would not but qualify for.
Costs for the Niro PHEV rise by a extra a bit of extra, at $450. Issue within the $1,325 vacation spot cost and also you get:
- EX: $35,615
- SX Touring: $41,365
The front-wheel-drive PHEV is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder assisted by an electrical motor and shifting via a six-speed computerized transmission, mixed output listed as 180 hp and 195 lb-ft. The 11.1-kWh battery powers an estimated 33 miles of all-electric vary.