2023 Kia Niro Review: New Look, Electrified Efficiency

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Driving the Hybrid
Kia invited us to Encinitas, California, to experience the 2023 Niro firsthand. We started our drive with the Niro HEV, which will likely be the most popular version in the Niro lineup. With the lowest power output of the three variants, the Niro Hybrid feels slow off the line. The engine gets noisy at high revs and takes some time to achieve highways speed. That said, in most situations where strong acceleration isn’t necessary the hybrid is more than adequate for everyday use.

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