New 2023 Kia Niro Hybrid-Now More Powerful!
Kia Niro Hybrid 2023 – Overview
Kia has released further details about the second-generation Niro, which was unveiled late last year.
The Kia Niro will be available in hybrid, plug-in, and electric versions in 2023, with the conventional hybrid the first to arrive.
Here are the major highlights:
- In addition, Kia has given further details regarding the upcoming Niro hybrid for 2023.
- It will be powered by a 1.6-litre gas four-cylinder engine that produces 139 horsepower. EV and plug-in hybrid vehicles will follow.
- The Niro hybrid is expected to hit the market later this year in the United States.
A 1.6-litre inline-four gasoline engine, an electric motor, and a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission will power the Niro hybrid.
Kia reported that the overall output will be 139 horsepower, the same as before and that it will be offered in front-wheel drive.
The plug-in hybrid and electric variants haven’t been revealed yet, but they’ll certainly have more powerful electric motors and larger battery packs.
In addition, Kia has revealed images of the Niro EV, which highlight a new front-end appearance.
The 2023 Niro is slightly larger than the previous model, with a longer wheelbase, wider body, and a 2.5-inch extended body that should provide more excellent passenger and baggage space.
Its style is mainly inspired by the HabaNiro concept car. It will come with various trim options:
- Eight exterior colours
- 6-colour options for the contrasting C-pillar trim
- Three trim options for the body cladding
Like many other new Kia models, the Niro has a 10.3-inch touchscreen and a digital gauge cluster on the inside.
In addition, the Niro hybrid models now come standard with a rotary shift knob, which was previously only available on the Niro EV.
We expect Kia to disclose more US-specific details in the coming months, as the Niro is likely to debut in Korea first, with other countries following later this year.
Next week, the 2023 Niro will be unveiled in the United States at the 2022 New York Auto Show.
The business released a fresh shot of the Niro in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric versions for the US market and stated that more information would be released on April 13.