Dealers in Russia started accepting orders for Kia Niro crossovers. In the Russian Federation, this model is exotic, but in the USA it is well known. Niro can be either a hybrid crossover or a pure electric vehicle, but there is no option for a conventional internal combustion engine for this model.
Dealers are ready to bring a car to order, the cost is from 3.5 million rubles. In 2016, the Niro (still the first generation) set a Guinness World Record for economy record (it traveled from Los Angeles to New York with an average consumption of 3.1 liters per 100 km), so some of the price will be offset by lower costs for operation.
The dimensions of the second generation Kia Niro are 4420 x 1825 x 1585 with a wheelbase of 2720 mm. In the basic version, the Niro is a hybrid with a 1.6-liter engine, an auxiliary electric motor with a capacity of 56 hp. and a traction battery with a capacity of 1.32 kWh.
Plug-in hybrid version – with the same internal combustion engine, 111 hp electric motor. and a traction battery with a capacity of 11.1 kWh. Finally, the third option is a pure electric car with a 201 hp electric motor. and a traction battery with a capacity of 64.8 kWh. The power reserve on one charge is 463 km (according to the WLTP method).