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2018 Kia Niro

MPG

City 46 - 52 MPG Hwy 40 - 49 MPG

Safety Rating

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Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.7
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.7
Reliability 4.9
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It is a car worth considering.

by NiroCW from SOUTHAMPTON | November 14, 2019

This car has a lot of interesting and useful features but and it is a big but it does have some basic safety issues. Because of this I would not recommend it to any other user, though from my own perspective I am content to live with them in the short term until I can contact Kia and inform them of the issues. Hopefully they are already aware of them.

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Love the gas mileage

by Happy Kia owner from Fort Washington MD | October 04, 2019

I traded in my Volvo XC60 2015 for this hybrid. I wanted a all electric Tesla, but didn’t have Tesla money. My X husband suggested I look at this car because it was higher up which maKes it easy to get in and out. The Volvo was running me $50 a week in gas and the Kia runs me about $100 month. This alone saves me money and you wouldn’t compare a Volvo to a Kia, overall I’m happy that I purchased the car and have over 50,000 miles on a 2018 Kia Niro Hybrid and have not had any mechanical issues with the car.

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Love my Kia Niro Hybrid!

by Grace from Asheville, NC | September 21, 2019

The car is great. The customer service has been great. Great warrantee. I have owned the car for 2 months, and am still getting used to the lag of the hybrid engine when I am at a full stop and put my foot on the accelerator to go -- but this seems to be a common issue with current hybrid motors, and is not particular to the brand. I am committed to spending my money in support of green initiatives, so I prefer to "get used to it" rather than view this as "an issue". Otherwise, really enjoying my new car!

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2018 Kia Niro Overview

The 2018 Kia Niro is a subcompact hybrid crossover that debuted last year. It is powered by a standard 139-hp, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electronic motor mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. 

Four trims are available: the FE, LX, EX, and Touring. Fuel economy for the FE is an EPA-estimated 52/49 mpg city/highway. The LX and EX trims have a lower rating of 51/46 mpg, while the Touring has a 46/40 mpg rating.

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