What are the Differences Between the 2019 Kia Niro Models?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Kia Niro, Model Comparison, New Models on Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 7:05 pm
2019 Kia Niro EV exterior side shot parked outside a car dealership as its body reflects off the water

2019 Kia Niro vs 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs 2019 Kia Niro EV

With the recent announcement of the 2019 Kia Niro EV, Kia now has 3 different types of Niro models within their catalog. In case that’s a bit confusing, we wanted to help explain away some of their differences. Of course, this will be focusing more on the mechanical and specification differences rather than feature differences. So, let’s take a look. It’s the 2019 Kia Niro vs the 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs the 2019 Kia Niro EV!

2019 Kia Niro exterior shot with red paint color parked alongside a white paneled wall

2019 Kia Niro

2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid exterior shot parked in the mountain wilderness with its headlights on

2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2019 Kia Niro EV exterior shot parked outside a glass paneled dealership

2019 Kia Niro EV

2019 Kia Niro Models Comparison

Model 2019 Kia Niro 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid 2019 Kia Niro EV
Starting MSRP $23,490 $28,500 TBD
Engine 1.6L Inline 4 1.6L Inline 4 N/A
Battery Energy (kWh) 1.56 8.9 64
Horsepower 139 104 201
Torque (lb-ft) 195 195 291
Combined Fuel Economy (MPG) 50 46 N/A
Combined Fuel Economy (MPGE) N/A 105 TBD
Driving Range (mi.) 583.1-618.8 497.2-542.4 239
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 11.9 11.3 N/A
Maximum Cargo Capacity (ft3) 54.5 54.5 53

As shown above, we don’t yet know all of the information concerning the upcoming 2019 Kia Niro EV. Those gaps of vehicle information will be made available when the 2019 Kia Niro EV comes out later this year.


2019 Kia Niro and 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid Color Options


Test Drive a Kia Niro in Kenosha, WI

Although the 2019 Kia Niro EV isn’t available for purchase just yet, interested drivers can get their hands on the traditional 2019 Kia Niro hybrid or the 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid. If you’d like to learn more or take a Kia Niro model out for a test drive, please browse our online inventory and contact us. The staff of Palmen Kia can be reached online, by phone, or in person if you’re in need of assistance. The Palmen Kia dealership is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin within the greater area of Kenosha County.

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