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The Kia Niro is now in the vehicle’s second generation. Larger than the previous version, the Niro offers rear seat passengers more space. It also includes new styling that falls more in-line with other electrified Kia models. Unique to the model though is the aeroblade that runs up the back pillar of the utility vehicle.

Like the original Niro, the new vehicle is still available as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or full-blown electric vehicle.

Best Electric SUV: Testing 8 New EVs

The world of electric vehicles can be confusing for first time buyers. New vehicles are being introduced all the time with unusual names. Just about every major auto manufacturer has joined the party, and in a variety of sizes.

To help consumers sort through the various offerings, we’ve gathered eight all-electric mainstream SUVs. Instead of our usual head-to-head comparison, we’re offering more of a segment overview as to what each of these options bring to the vehicular table.

Read the full comparison feature here.


Toyota Prius Prime Vs Kia Niro PHEV Comparison

Look at these two drama llamas.

Both the Toyota Prius and Kia Niro arrived with dramatically different bodywork for 2023. In the blue corner is the second-generation Niro; still coming in hybrid, all-electric, and the plug-in hybrid flavor found here, it ditches the jellybean look of the original for something altogether sharper, more challenging—and with a wee bit of supercar flavor. Yes, really. Over in the red corner is the fifth-gun Prius, also in plug-in Prime form, ditching the weird for the wonderful by way of a Lambo-like windshield rake and rethought interior. One practical, one personal.

Read the full comparison here.

Kia Niro EV Vs Niro PHEV Comparison

It's a question we get asked all the time: EV or PHEV? With the Kia Niro, the answer is yes.

We get the appeal of both, we do. On the pure-electric front, there's a simplicity of use, and the quiet of that near-silent drivetrain. But the current ranges of battery electric vehicles aren't for everyone—and not everyone can easily charge at home. That's where the more complicated plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) start to make sense. Enough juice to handle most daily activities without ever waking the gas powerplant, but the latter eliminates any range anxiety.

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Kia Niro EV vs Chevrolet Bolt EUV Comparison

Affordable EVs do exist, and these are two of the best. It’s the Kia Niro EV vs Chevrolet Bolt EUV comparison.

In the white corner we have the Kia Niro EV. Wearing a substantially different design than the outgoing model, this second-generation Niro once again comes in full-electric, plug-in hybrid, and pure hybrid forms. There’s more space, more tech, and a massaged electric powertrain that promises up to 253 miles (407 km) of range.

Over in the blue corner stands the Chevrolet Bolt EUV. That Stealers Wheel-approved name should tell you what you need to know: this is the self-styled Utility version of Chevy’s affordable, spunky Bolt EV. It showed up for 2022, anchoring the Bow Tie’s electric SUV lineup before the floodgates open later this year.

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2023 Kia Niro EV and Hybrid First Drive Review

A lot of car companies claim their wares are for everyone. But not many come in hybrid, plug-in, and full EV form. The 2023 Kia Niro does.

That in itself isn’t new; the previous-generation Niro pulled off the same feat. So did its car-shaped sibling at Hyundai, the original Ioniq. While the latter has disappeared this year, Kia has fully revamped its small SUV-slash-hatchback hybrid (pun fully intended). It’s now the only car out there to offer all three options in both the US and Canada.

This second-generation Niro hides thoughtfully evolved drivetrains under dramatic new styling. With all three electrified drivetrains available right from day one, the new-age Niro offers something for everyone. After spending the day driving the hybrid and EV, however, it’s clear not all new Niros are created equal.

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Chevrolet Bolt EUV vs Kia Niro EV: Which Small EV SUV is Right for You?

It’s a deep dive of the Chevrolet Bolt EUV vs Kia Niro EV.

Introduced in 2022, the Bolt EUV is a new model for Chevrolet. Built on the foundations of the Bolt hatchback, the EUV offers more interior space and ground clearance. The goal, to give Chevy entry in the small electric SUV segment.

The 2022 Niro EV will be the last iteration of the current design. The 2023 models featuring a brand new exterior and interior. It’s a car that has mostly flown under the radar in its segment, but the new redesign may awaken would-be buyers.

We put Chevy’s small electric SUV up against Kia’s offering in a head to head showcase of features and capabilities. Which one may be worth your money in the Chevrolet Bolt EUV vs Kia Niro EV showdown?

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Detailed Specs


$28,165 - TBD

Engine / Motor

1.6-liter 4-cylinder + hybrid / 1.6-liter 4-cylinder + plug-in hybrid / Single Motor


139 hp / 180 hp / 201 hp


195 lb-ft. / 195 lb-ft. / 188 lb-ft.




6DCT / Single-Speed Automatic

Fuel Economy / Efficiency (city/hwy)

53 mpg / 45-54 mpg / Plug-in 108 MPGe / Electric 113 MPGe

Cargo Capacity

19.4 - 22.8 cu ft. Staff Staff

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