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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) of 0-26 miles. And you can be confident knowing you'll never be stranded with its hybrid gas-electric HEV mode.
With more than 45,000 Level 2 (240 V) public outlets currently nationwide, and more being built all the time, you can plug into the expanding public grid Opens a New Window. 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.
Whether you're on the road or on the couch, UVO puts you in the driver's seat. Out on the road, enjoy hands-free calling and texting, or manage your music with simple voice commands. At home, or anywhere, use the UVO eco app to set charging schedules, lock/unlock doors, set climate controls, or find nearby charging stations. No matter where you are, the road to innovation starts here.
Keep track of your Kia, even when you're not driving it. The Find My Car feature can locate your Kia remotely and give you directions to it, helping put your mind at ease when your friend or family member is behind the wheel.
With available UVO eco with navigation you can now prep your trip with My POIs. Add your favorite new places and points of interest to your POIs from the comfort of your home so that the next time you head out, you can just drive and go.
The Niro Plug-In Hybrid's hi-tech design extends all the way to the information highway thanks to the incorporation of the latest innovations. With features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to available wireless charging and Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System, you can get in the fast lane to the future.
Every road trip needs its soundtrack and your Niro Plug-In Hybrid lets you roll in style. The available Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System delivers crisp, custom-tuned audio. And its Clari-Fi technology intelligently restores compressed tracks for dramatic clarity. So turn it up and sing out loud, your backing band awaits.
Just as your Niro Plug-In Hybrid has dual options to charge its battery, it also offers two ways to charge your personal devices — with available wireless or connected charging options. And with multiple ports throughout the cabin, everyone can stay charged and connected no matter how long your adventure.
The available Blind Spot Detection (BSD) system is advanced technology that can help you manage the blind spots on the side and rear areas of your Niro Plug-In Hybrid. If it detects objects, this radar-based detection system sends out visual or auditory signals to help warn you of objects not in your field of view.
The cruise control with added control. Smart Cruise Control (SCC) comes standard on all trims and is designed to adapt to your driving environment by automatically applying the brakes, or accelerator, to help maintain a predetermined distance from a vehicle it detects in front of you.
Get a little help staying alert and on course. The Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) comes standard on all trims and is designed to help you stay on course by monitoring the position of your Niro under certain conditions and may apply corrective steering if it senses you drifting outside your lane.
While the Niro Plug-In Hybrid is built on the back of the award-winning Niro with all its innovative features, we managed to push the bar even further. We introduced a new Hybrid Power Control Unit that delivers the same high performance in a smaller, lighter footprint with improved cooling. Plus, we installed a more powerful electric motor, along with a larger battery with no impact on interior volume or cargo space.
At the core of Niro Plug-In Hybrid's innovative powertrain is Kia's Full Parallel Hybrid System. It combines the power of our hybrid-optimized Atkinson cycle engine, a highly efficient electric motor, and a powerful lithium-ion polymer battery. The result is smooth, reliable performance that delivers hybrid efficiency with 105 MPGe combined.