Kia Niro EV Reliability

Korea’s Kia Corporation, commonly referred to as Kia, manufactures autos based in Seoul, South Korea. The new Kia Niro EV marks a new, exciting chapter of electric mobility. It adds heaps of style and excitement to eco-friendly driving. Electricity is a key feature of this vehicle, which includes a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric variant.


In the 39.2 kWh version, the motor drives an electric drive with a rating of 100 kW (134 hp) and torque of 395 Nm (291.3 lb-ft), which is good for 288 km (179 mi) on one charge according to WLTP. In the US, the Niro EV has an official EPA range of 239 miles on a full charge. It has a greater range when equipped with the 64-kWh version, which has a more powerful 150 kW driver.


There’s no reason to believe that the Niro EV will fare any worse than other Kia models, even though it’s a relatively new model. Kia is known for reliable cars, which is why all of its models come with a seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty.


Ultimately, no one wants to buy a vehicle that wasn’t designed with safety in mind. For example, the 2015 model earned a ‘Good’ rating in every crashworthiness test, as well as a ‘Superior’ rating for front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle.

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Resale value

According to KIA, a Niro depreciates 55% after 5 years and has a resale value of $13,944, assuming the vehicle is in good condition and averages 12,000 miles per year.

Maintenance and Repair

The estimated cost to replace the high voltage battery on a Kia Niro is about $158 to $200 in labor costs, while parts cost $5,417. The estimated cost to maintain and repair a Kia Niro ranges from $95 to $2307, with an average of $245.


Is Kia Niro EV a Front-Wheel-Drive, Rear-Wheel-Drive or All-Wheel-Drive car?    

The Kia Niro EV is a Front Wheel Drive car.    

How many seats are in the Kia Niro EV?    

The Kia Niro EV is a car with 5 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Small Station Wagons    

What is the horsepower in a Kia Niro EV and does it have a turbo?    

The Kia Niro EV has 201 horsepower and 291 lb-ft of torque. 

How much ground clearance does the Kia Niro EV have?    

6.1 inches ( 15,49 cm )    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Kia Niro EV has 17 X 7 inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 17 X 7 inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

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Is Kia Niro EV worth it?

Highs Looks better that blander EV boxes. Strong roster of standard equipment. One of the most refined, non-luxe, EVs. Verdict Although the Niro EV is not well-known, it has the features, range and style that warrant more attention.

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