Nine things to know about the new All electric Kia e-Niro

Kia e-Niro 2019

Kia’s new e-Niro EV Crossover is on the way writes Geraldine Herbert

1) Going on a long journey? The e-Niro can drive up to 485 kilometres on a single charge.
2) Outside and in it looks just like the Kia Niro hybrid.
3) Recharging is simple, plugged into a fast charger, it takes only 54 minutes to recharge the e-Niro’s 64 kWh battery to 80%.
4) The e-Niro shoots from 0-to-100 kph in just 7.8 seconds.
5) Awash with technology, among the energy-saving standard features of the new e-Niro are regenerative braking, Coasting Guide Control (CGC), and Predictive Energy Control (PEC).
6) Peace of mind comes as standard as the new EV will be covered by Kia’s 7-Year, 150,000-kilometre warranty.
7) The all-new Kia e-Niro will make its public debut at the forthcoming Paris Motor Show.
8) Full Irish specification, pricing and on-sale date will be announced after the Show and it goes on sale across Europe at the end of 2018.
9) Its so quiet as the Electric motor makes for a smooth and super refined drive.


Geraldine Herbert

18th September 2018

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Motoring Editor and Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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