You will be able to see the latest EV from Kia at this year’s Auto Show. Kia Motors Nepal has brought in the company’s latest all-electric crossover the Kia Niro EV. Let’s talk numbers, the Kia Niro EV comes with a massive 64kWh battery paired to an electric motor that powers the front wheels. The battery on the Niro EV gives a range of 450 kilometers which should get you from Kathmandu to Pokhara without any traces of range anxiety. The Kia Niro EV makes 200 BHp and 395 Nm of instant torque which propels the Niro EV from 0-100 Km/h in 7.8 seconds making it one of the fastest electric cars in the country.
The Niro EV is equipped with a variety of tools that put lots of useful energy management control in the driver’s hands, including Four drive modes, Smart regenerative braking operated via paddle shifters, Brake and Hold System, Smart Regen System, and Smart Eco Pedal Guide.
On the outside, the Niro EV features a front fascia with closed-off grille, Arrowhead-shaped LED DRLs, new lower air intake with EcoDynamics blue surround accent, 17-inch alloy wheels, reshaped rocker panels and a revised front and rear bumper fascias with blue trim accents. Similarly, on the inside, the Niro EV gets a large, multi-functional center console with many storage options, High-tech rotary shifter dial (shift-by-wire) with available customizable “mood” lighting, and Niro EV-only seat upholstery with blue highlights.
The Niro EV comes loaded with high-tech, advanced automotive technology to complement its status as a state-of-the-art, all-electric vehicle. Equipment includes the “Kia Drive Wise” suite of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems and a long list of standard and optional equipment.