What’s New with the 2020 Kia Niro?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro, Technology on Monday, December 30th, 2019 at 8:00 am
2020 Kia Niro Touring exterior shot with red paint color parked on a asphalt lot near a row of bushes

2020 Kia Niro Design, Specs, and Features Overview

One of the last Kia models to debut 2020 model year updates has been the Kia Niro and its variations. That includes the standard Niro hybrid, the Niro plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and the brand-new Niro EV. However, we finally have an update on the Kia Niro models, as the 2020 Kia Niro debuted at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show! Therefore, today, here at Palmen Kia, we’ll be taking a look at the updates concerning design, specs, features, and more, for the 2020 Kia Niro!

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2020 Kia Niro – Design

  • Diamond-Pattern Grille 
  • Dual-Chevron-Shaped LED Daytime Running Lights 
  • Improved Drive Mode Graphics 
  • New 16” and 18” Wheel Designs 
  • Projector-Type Fog Lamps 
  • Projector-Type Headlights 
  • Redesigned Rear Faux Skid Plate 
  • Redesigned Rear LED Combination Lights 
  • Re-Styled 7” Instrument Cluster 
  • And More! 

2020 Kia Niro – Engine Specs

All 2019 Kia Niro trim levels are equipped with the same engine. That is a 1.6L inline 4 engine. When paired with battery output, this creates a total hybrid powertrain output of 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Kia Niro Touring interior shot of driver's view of steering wheel, dashboard,  and driver's display
2020 Kia Niro Touring exterior shot with red paint color driving by a glass building near yellow grass

2020 Kia Niro – Fuel Economy

The standard fuel economy of the 2020 Kia Niro model is split into city, highway, and combined ratings.

City Fuel Economy:

52 MPG 

Highway Fuel Economy:

49 MPG

Combined Fuel Economy:

50 MPG

2020 Kia Niro – Trim Levels

The 2020 Kia Niro is available in 5 trim levels. Those are:




Touring Special Edition

EX Premium

2020 Kia Niro – Pricing

Pricing information for the 2020 Kia Niro and its trim levels is not yet available. Information on pricing will be available closer to the model’s release date. 

2020 Kia Niro – Release Date

The 2020 Kia Niro is set to release in the USA in the early months of 2020.

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Learn More About Kia Hybrids in Kenosha, WI

For more information on the standard Kia Niro, other Niro variations, and additional Kia hybrid models, such as the Optima sedan models, please continue to read our blog, browse through our online inventory, and contact us to learn more. The Palmen Kia staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our store. The Palmen Kia dealership is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin and serves the surrounding cities of Racine, Milwaukee, Chicago, and more, with Kia vehicle sales and automotive service!

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