Blog

The Niro Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) is the third plug-in hybrid model available in the Kia lineup, offering Canadian drivers an innovative and high-tech powertrain that will save you money at the pump! The new 2019 Kia Niro PHEV recently debuted at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto – take a closer look at the new Niro PHEV’s specs and range before the model rolls into the dealership!

2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid coming soon to Canada

The new 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) is fitted with a 1.6-liter GDI four-cylinder engine, an 8.9 kWh lithium-polymer battery pack and a 60-hp electric motor. The plug-in hybrid powertrain offers a total output of 139 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Kia Niro PHEV offers drivers near Edmonton, AB an all-electric range of 41 kilometres. That’s 41 emission-free miles! Altogether, the new Niro PHEV boasts a total estimated driving range of over 900 kilometres!

Comparing the Niro PHEV to the Niro Hybrid, shoppers will find the Niro PHEV offers a higher-capacity battery (7.34 kWh more than the Niro Hybrid). The Niro PHEV can be fully charged in about 2.5 hours using the Level 2 (240V) charger or about 9 hours using the Level 1 (120V) charger.

Additionally, the Niro PHEV offers multiple driving modes, including the default ECO mode, EV mode, Hybrid mode and Sport mode.

“Packed with all the same functionality and fun drivability of our popular Niro hybrid, the new Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid Crossover will offer even greater fuel economy and extended range. We are expecting the Niro Plug-In Hybrid to build on the current Niro’s success and popularity by providing Canadians with yet another electrified vehicle to our current line-up.”
– Ted Lancaster, VP & COO, Kia Canada Inc.

2019 Kia Niro PHEV Release Date Edmonton AB

The new 2019 Kia Niro PHEV is expected to arrive in dealerships later this summer. Contact us or stop in to Kia of West Edmonton and talk to a member of our knowledgeable and friendly team to learn more about the Niro PHEV and other upcoming Kia models!

Sharing is caring!