Kia has reported a brand new EV called the Niro which is fundamentally a refinement of the Niro model which has been refreshed with new tech and comfort upgrades.
Kia adds some new standard highlights to its late-showing up electric vehicle—and that is essentially it. The Niro isn’t by and large garnish any business graphs, so a vehicle that is for the most part a vestige bodes well.
For 2021, Kia makes a couple of changes to the Niro EV lineup. The list incorporates a recently standard back tenant alarm to help shield little Tommy or Sally from getting left in the vehicle. So, now we are moving to the specifications and features which are added on the new Kia Niro EV.
Specifications Of Kia Niro EV:
It’s a Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor. It’s fully electric engine. Furthermore, it is a single electric motor. A permanent-magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) uses permanent magnets embedded in the steel rotor to create a constant magnetic field. The stator carries windings connected to an AC supply to produce a rotating magnetic field (as in an asynchronous motor).
The total power of the Kia Niro EV is around 150 kW (201 hp ; 204 PS) at 3,800 rpm. The total torque is 395 Nm (291 lb-ft). The acceleration speed (0 -> 100 kmph) is within 7.8 seconds. The top speed of the Niro EV, is up to 167 km/h.
It’s a Single — speed Transmission. A Single Speed Transmissions consists of a single reduction gear, reverted gear or a compound gear train.
DRIVE TRAIN :
It’s a Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) type. FWD means that the power from the engine is delivered to the front wheels of your vehicle. With FWD, the front wheels are pulling the car and The rear wheels don’t receive any power on their own.
It’s a lithium-ion polymer (Li-Po) battery. The battery capacity is around 67.5 kWh (180 Ah). It’s battery useable is up to 64.0 kWh. The battery voltage is around 356 V. The battery output is about 170 kW. The weight of the batter is within 1,008 lb.
The normal AC Charge Port is Type 2 and the port Location is in Front — Middle. The Charge Power is around 7.2 kW AC. The Charge Time (0→370 km) is within 10h30m and the Charge Speed is around 35 km/h.
The DC Fast Charge (DCFC) Port is CCS and the FC Port Location is in Front — Middle. The Fast charge Power (max) is 77 kW DC. The Fast charge Time (37→296 km) is within 44 min and the Fast charge Speed is around 350 km/h. The DCFC (80% at 50 kW EVSE) is within 1hour 15minutes. The DCFC (80% at 100 kW EVSE) is within 1 hour.
Energy And Consumption In Kia Niro EV:
EVDB RANGE :
The Range is around 370 km and the Vehicle Consumption is up to 173 Wh/km. The CO2 Emissions is 0 g/km and the Vehicle Fuel Equivalent is around 1.9 l/100 km.
WLTP RATINGS :
The Range is around 455 km and the Rated Consumption is 159 Wh/km. The Vehicle Consumption is up to 141 Wh/km. The CO2 Emissions is 0 g/km and the Rated Fuel Equivalent is 1.8 l/100 km. The Vehicle Fuel Equivalent is up to 1.6 l/100 km.
EPA RANGE :
The EPA is range is up to 239 miles (384 km).
REAL RANGE ESTIMATION :
The Real Range estimation is between 265 – 550 km.
The City — Cold Weather is up to 365 km and the Highway — Cold Weather is around 265 km. The Combined — Cold Weather is all over 310 km.
The City — Mild Weather is up to 550 km and the Highway — Mild Weather is around 340 km. The Combined — Mild Weather is all over 425 km.
REAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION ESTIMATION :
The Real Energy Consumption is between 116 – 242 Wh/km.
The City — Cold Weather is up to 175 Wh/km and the Highway — Cold Weather is around 242Wh/km. Combined — Cold Weather is all over 206 Wh/km.
The City — Mild Weather is around 116 Wh/km and the Highway — Mild Weather is all over 188 Wh/km. The Combined — Mild Weather is up to 151 Wh/km.
The Length of the Niro EV is 4375 mm and the Width is within 1805 mm. The Height is around 1570 mm and the Wheelbase is all over 2700 mm.
WEIGHT AND CARGO SPACE :
The Weight Unladen (EU) is around 1812 kg and the Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) is up to 2230 kg. The Max. Payload is all over 493 kg.
The Cargo Volume is around 451 L and the Cargo Volume Max is up to 1405 L. The Roof Load is 100 kg.
BODY STYLE, SEGMENT, MATERIAL, SEATS :
It is SUV body style. It is JC – Medium segment car. It’s fully made up of Steel Unibody material. There is seating for 5 adults. There is 2 ISOFIX seating in this EV
It’s an Electric, Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS). The Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system multiplies the driver’s steering force by using an electric motor. The force required to steer a vehicle is inversely proportional to the speed of the vehicle.
The front suspension is MacPherson struts, Stabilizer bar. The rear suspension is independent, multi-link, Stabilizer bar.
TURNING CIRCLE (Curb-to-Curb) :
There is turning circle diameter of the vehicle is around 17.42 ft.
BRAKING SYSTEM :
It’s 4-Wheel Disc with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS). The Front Ventilated Brake Disc Diameter is around 12.0 inches and the Rear Solid Brake Disc Diameter is all over 11.8 inches.
Interior Features In Kia Niro EV:
There is lot of quality interior features such as 8-inch Color Touch-Screen Display and AM/FM/USB Audio, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 6-Speaker Audio System, Rear View Monitor w/ Dynamic Parking Guidance (RVM w/ DPG), Bluetooth Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity, Cruise Control, Steering-Wheel-Mounted Audio and Hands-Free Phone Buttons, Supervision Meter Cluster w/ 7.0-inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT) LCD Trip Computer, Drive Mode System w/ Shift Paddles, Power Windows w/ Driver & Front Passenger One-Touch Auto-Up/Down, Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start and Immobilizer.
There are a lot features in this Niro EV, but I have mentioned some important features here.
Exterior Features In Kia Niro EV
The exterior features and options are Aerodynamic Front Grille w/ Charging Port, Body-Color Power-Adjustable Outside Mirrors, Outside mirror-mounted LED Turn-Signal Indicators, Power-Folding Outside Mirrors, Roof Rails, Sound-Absorbing Front Windshield, Variable Intermittent Windshield Wiper and Rear Glass Wiper, Auto Light Control, LED Daytime Running Lights, Front Fog Lights, Rear Combination Lights (Bulb Type), Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL), 17-inch Alloy Wheels and the size is 215/55R17.
There are a lot of features in this Niro EV, but I mentioned some important features here.
Kia Drive Wise Driver Assistance Technology :
The drive assistance features are Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), Smart Cruise Control w/ Stop and Go (SCC w/ S&G), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA).
SAFETY FEATURES :
The safety features are Dual Front Advanced Airbags, Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags, Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags, Driver’s Side Knee Airbag, 3-Point Seat Belts for All Seating Positions, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/ Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Price of Kia Niro EV
The Cost of the new 2021 Kia Niro EV is around £33,850 ($47,743 USD) (estimated price). As in India, the cost is around Rs. 35 Lakh INR.
The above-mentioned specifications and features of the Kia Niro EV are absolutely good. There is a lot of features and also the cost is decent enough. The new 2021 Kia Niro EV will Estimated to debut in later 2021 and it is expected to launch in early 2022. We will update the official launch date and more news about Kia Niro EV in future articles when they released an official announcement.