In this report, we will tell you everything you want to know about the Korean hybrid car, the 2020 Kia Niro in terms of specifications, price and everything that may interest you.
The car first appeared as a concept car that was showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013, and its shape was drawn by German designer Peter Schreyer, whose name became famous in 1994 after he participated in the design of the Audi TT, and who is currently the head of design at Kia Motors Corporation, and in 2016 the production Niro was launched as a 2017 model, which represents a hybrid compact crossover segment.
Niro has an exterior design with a front end that has the tiger-nose identity which marks all of the new Kia cars. The car comes with LED daytime running lights and fog lights with bright lighting, and its structure provides good aerodynamics. The car rides on 16-inch wheels and has a simple rear spoiler installed on the roof, which is equipped with LED lights.
Length is 4,375 mm.
Width is 1,805 mm.
Height is 1,560 mm.
Wheelbase is 2,700 mm.
Weight is 1,748 kg
Its fuel tank capacity is 45 liters.
The car is powered by a hybrid system that combines a 1.6-liter, 4-cylinder GDI petrol engine that produces 104 hp (105 PS) and 148 Newton meters of torque, and is supported by an electric motor with a 1.56 kW lithium-ion battery located under the rear seats that provide 43 hp (44 PS) and 169 Newton meters of torque. The total power of the two engines is 139 hp (141 PS) and 264 Newton meters of torque and is connected to a dual-clutch 6-speed DCT gearbox.
The price of the 2020 Kia Niro in the Saudi market starts from 110,617 Saudi riyals, equivalent to 29,497 US dollars.
It should be noted that sales of Niro cars in the first month of their sale in 2016 reached a record in the environmentally friendly cars market in South Korea, and it even beat the Hyundai Ionic.