2023 Kia Niro Review: New Look, Electrified Efficiency

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
PHEV — the Optimal Compromise
Even though we enjoyed driving the Niro EV the most, the Plug-in Hybrid makes sense. Most drivers will find the 30+ miles of EV range more than enough for a typical daily commute, allowing the car to be used like an electric vehicle. When more range is required, the engine starts just like a hybrid. We appreciate the additional power of the PHEV, which is considerably more satisfying to drive than the HEV.

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