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Kia e-Niro in Lee on Solent, Hampshire
The Kia e-Niro is an impressive 100% electric SUV with two batteries - the 39kWh battery has a 180-mile range while the 62kWh battery has a 282-mile range. A 100kW charger tops up both batteries from 0-80% in 52 minutes or from 20-80% in around 35 minutes, and AC single-phase charging is supported up to 7.2kW. With up to 201bhp and 395Nm of torque, the e-Niro delivers awesome performance with low running costs.
2, 3 and 4+ trim grades are offered. ‘4+’ models get faster 11kW AC charging, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, LED headlights, heated front and rear outer seats, and ventilated front seats. ‘3’ models get heated front seats, wireless charging, leather upholstery, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 7" Supervision Cluster, a powered driver’s seat, a reversing camera and Smart Key.
Elegant and perfectly proportioned, the e-Niro is an electric car like no other. It stands out with a blue grille accent, LED headlights (4 models) and 17” alloy wheels. The cockpit boasts a 10.25” touchscreen and 7” digital driver’s display.
Entry level ‘2’ models get the 39kWh battery with the larger battery optional, while all other models get the 62kWh battery as standard. The near-silent drive delivers awesome refinement and performance with 395Nm of torque available instantly.
The 451-litre boot is one of the biggest in the class, with under-boot storage for the charging cable. The charge port is located in the front grille. All models have Smart Key, rear parking sensors and a reversing camera to help you park.
Living with it
With Adaptive Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go and Lane Keep Assist equipped as standard, the e-Niro makes cruising a piece of cake. A full charge costs around £6 and you can connect to your e-Niro remotely with UVO Connect.