The Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid was awarded the prestigious award Red Dot Design Award in the Product Design category. This recognition confirms the commitment of the South Korean auto company to design new and high-quality vehicles that meet the needs of consumers, and maintain a leading role in the field of design.
Before receiving a WWCOTY award, Kia Niro received a Golden Steering Wheel Award in the Compact SUV category and ranked first in JD Power’s 2022 Electric Vehicle Ownership Survey among midsize vehicles on the market. Among other things, it is already among the contenders for the title of World Car of the Year 2023. Let’s go into detail:
- Quality, design and price of the new Kia Niro 2023
- New Kia Niro 2023, many reasons to consider
Quality, design and price of the new Kia Niro 2023
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid is characterized by a design that combines emotional and rational elements, the result of using the principles of It goes against United’s philosophy, especially of the Joy for a Reason pillar, with the aim of creating vehicles that inspire movement. Innovative and unique stylistic features have been introduced to emphasize the concept of movement, starting with the Heartbeat-shaped daytime running lights and angular profile that provide a modern look.
The unique Aero C cluster and a protective plate with a special coating underlines the characteristics of an electric Crossover Utility Vehicle, strong and stable, ready to face any situation. Kia’s unique design is completed by the latest evolution of the Tiger Face, which is clearly visible in the front view.
Niro gives three different electric powertrain options to meet the different needs of customers: all-electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. Along with the choice of ecological engines, the interior of the car also uses friendly materials.
Recycled materials are used for the headliner and VOC-free paint for the door panels. The seats are made of vegan leather that contains Tencel, a bio-based fabric derived from eucalyptus fibers. The glass in the rear window is made from 75 percent recycled fiber, contributing to the car’s sustainability efforts.
New Kia Niro 2023, many reasons to consider
There new Kia Niro it was developed with a strong focus on sustainability, using various recycled materials for the cabin. For example, the headline is made by recycled paper, while the chairs are made of fabric containing eucalyptus and beech leaves. The paint used for the bodywork is water-based, free of benzene, toluene and xylene isomers, thus reducing the environmental impact.
Interior of Kia Niro they have a modern design with a digital dashboard that seems to be integrated into the dashboard, instrument screens and multimedia system. As evidenced by the image, the physical keys are reduced, indicating that most of the functions will be controlled via the touch screen.
The traditional gear lever is replaced by a rotor, bringing innovation into the cabin. The Kia Niro is available from from 29,000 eurosto provide an affordable option in its segment.