The Kia Niro is the Best of Both Worlds

January 18th, 2024 by

When you look at hybrid cars, perhaps you see an identity crisis; when gas and electric offer such divergent experiences, what do you make of a vehicle that’s bold enough to offer both? But that’s exactly why the future rests in hybrids like the Kia Niro.

For many manufacturers, hybridization involves some compromise between gas and electricity. With the Niro, however, Kia delivers the best of both worlds. Take its plug-in model, which lets you go all-electric for short commutes, while still retaining traditional fuel techniques for longer trips. Altogether, the Niro is affordable, designed for the whole family, and an ideal jumping-on point for anyone interested in EVs.

Niro To Our Hearts

Kia unveiled the hybrid version of the Niro in 2016. In its first generation, Kia took a different approach than traditional hybrids by using a dual-clutch transmission. A plug-in variant joined the lineup in late 2017 and made its way to the United States in early 2018. Kia completed the trio with the introduction of the all-electric Niro later that year.

Now in its second generation, the Niro has evolved into a complete EV in every sense. Its all-electric model boasts an impressive EPA-estimated range of 285 miles. It has received a bold and futuristic makeover, resulting in a sleek new design. Additionally, the cabin has been upgraded to create even more space without compromising on storage capacity. If you’ve been thinking about going electric but worried about range and family-oriented practicality, the Niro is the perfect solution.

What makes the Niro truly standout is its remarkable flexibility and ease of use. Each of the three models is specifically designed to cater to various automotive preferences, while steering clear of unnecessary complexities and gimmicks. The Niro is a genuinely gratifying and uncomplicated vehicle that’s as electric as you choose it to be.

Charged Up Today, Ready for Tomorrow

There’s never been a better time to join the EV movement, thanks in part to the ever-expanding selection of charging stations in the Harrisonburg area. Nearby public charging stations include:

  • HEC Electric Vehicle Charging Station at S Liberty St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
  • ChargePoint Charging Station at 3245 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
  • EVgo in Pilot Travel Center at 3634 N Valley Pike, Rockingham, VA 22802

If that’s not enough, the Niro includes a satellite navigation system that, when you direct it to a charging point, preps the battery for a more efficient charge.

Drive Off in an EV Today

With over 70 new electric vehicles expected to debut over the next two or three years, EVs are clearly here to stay. Here at Steven Kia, we strive to bring you the latest in EVs and hybrids, from the Sorento plug-in hybrid to the award-winning, all-electric Kia EV9.

Stop in at Steven Kia today and explore which EV option may be right for you. Schedule a test drive with us today, and drive away in the ride that best suits you and your family.