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With no CO2 emissions during use and with the latest technology, electric cars are rethinking mobility. In the crossover category, Kia already sells two electric models: the e-Soul and the EV6. More versatile, its new family crossover boasts solid performance. 100% electric, Kia Niro EV it impresses with its sleek and elegant design and its advanced driver assistance technology. It is also available in hybrid version or hybrid plugin.
The new version of the e-Niro
Launched in April 2022, the Kia Niro EV is an updated version of the e-Niro electric crossover. Compact, this second generation of urban SUV is distinguished from its predecessor by its hexagonal lines and its modest shape. Kia Niro EV 100% electric it has tinted windows and rear windows. It can be combined with a two-tone grille with a gloss finish, as an option.
Spacious and uncluttered, its interior favors environmentally responsible materials. Inside, the car has an intuitive and advanced navigation system. This computer, with a double 10.25-inch panoramic screen, a touch pad that provides access to various settings, such as navigation, phone functions, usage statistics and program reset.
The 100% electric Kia Niro EV also offers great comfort and excellent handling. It has three driving modes (Eco, Comfort and Sport) to adapt the car to the environment in which it is driving.
Battery and freedom
Built for the city and for long journeys, Kia Niro EV 100% electric he is the companion of all your journeys. It includes a 64.8 kWh battery for an excellent range of 460 km in the WLTP combined cycle. Its benefit? Its very low energy consumption, mainly due to its air conditioning system before the battery. Smart, this function ensures the right temperature for fast charging. To recharge it, nothing could be simpler. Refuel at home for only €12 with a charging station.
The Kia Niro EV is a multi-charged vehicle that offers a real source of energy. Available as an option, it can be used to charge electronic devices using the energy available from the vehicle’s battery. A practical option that allows you to use electrical equipment at the campsite with complete peace of mind, charge the vacuum cleaner for cleaning your car or laptop during long trips.
Innovative security options
With an output of 204 horsepower, the Kia Niro EV offers a smooth ride. This 5-seater electric car also relies on advanced safety systems.
It has DriveWise driver assistance, which alerts the driver to hazards on the road and intervenes if necessary. It also has Highway Driving Assistance (HDA), which maintains the required safety gap and keeps the car in the center of its lane.
The electric model also has an automatic emergency braking system (FCA), to avoid collisions, and a reverse braking system. For maximum safety, the blind spot detector also provides an audible and visual signal to alert the driver when the vehicle is not visible in their mirrors.
To park the car with complete peace of mind, remote parking assist allows you to drive without being behind the wheel. The driver can park his car and make it move from its place by moving it from the outside, using the key.
Finally, Kia Niro EV features cruise control that controls acceleration and deceleration and automatically decelerates when cornering.
The rise of electric cars in France
In Europe, the share of electric cars has increased significantly in 2022. In the last year, 219,755 100% electric cars were sold in France according to Avere-France. At the end of 2022, 1,102,975 electric and plug-in vehicles were in circulation in France. More than 80,000 stations are also accessible to the public to charge this type of vehicle.
Kia is making a name for itself in the sun with its three 100% electric crossovers, the e-Soul, the EV6, which won the Car of the Year (COTY) 2022 award, and the youngest, the Niro EV. Less polluting and more economical, electric vehicles provide access to sustainable mobility. And to pollute less, consider car pooling #SeDéplacerMoinsPolluer!