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Here’s why Kia Soul EV and Kia Niro EV both get big 64-kwh battery packs

Here’s why Kia Soul EV and Kia Niro EV both get big 64-kwh battery packs

One key specification in the 2020 Kia Soul EV that was revealed at the LA Auto Show this week was a bit unexpected: its inclusion of a large, 64-kwh battery pack. That leaves two vehicles—the Soul EV and the 2019 Kia Niro EV—with the same big battery. And both will be arriving at U.S... read more

November 30, 2018 by -
 
2019 Kia Niro

2017-2018 Kia Niro hybrid recall concerns extra heat in the back seat

Drive a 2017 Kia Niro (or a 2018) and find your back seat becoming a hot seat? It might be a good idea to stop driving it and call your dealership. In 2017 and some 2018 Kia... read more October 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

One size won't fit all for future Kia EVs

For an automaker that’s pitching itself toward the fun side of the Hyundai Motor Group, the tone for the automaker’s sizable electric push soon sounds altogether... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Sorento

Kia smothers plans to bring Sorento diesel to America

The Kia Sorento may not get a diesel version for the U.S. after all. On the eve of the Paris Motor Show and the introduction of the production-spec Kia Niro EV, company... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Soul EV

2019 Kia Soul EV drops most affordable trim

The effective price of a Kia Soul EV has gone up dramatically for 2019, in what is likely to be the model's last year of production. The company dropped the bottom Soul EVe... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Soul EV

2020 Kia Soul EV captured in spy photos

Kia has announced it will build an all-electric version of its Niro hatchback for 2019, but that apparently isn't stopping the company from planning an update for the Soul EV... read more August 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

2018 Kia Niro PHEV gas mileage review: outrunning expectations

Competition improves the breed. And that’s exactly what the Kia Niro brings to hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Prius Prime. Compared with the Prius, the Niro is... read more July 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2018 Kia Niro hybrid nets top Safety Pick+ award, when properly equipped

Tick all the right boxes and the 2018 Kia Niro earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS, the crash-testing agency said last week. To get to the highest-rated Niro, buyers... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

Kia to build electric cars in India by late 2019

Kia will spend $1 billion on a new assembly plant in southern India to build an electric car for that market by late 2019. The move comes just over a decade before India... read more June 16, 2018 by


 
Kia Niro EV in Korea

Kia Niro electric car debuts in Korea

Kia displayed a new Niro EV electric car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show last January, and the production car just made an appearance in South Korea at the Fifth... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

2018 Kia Niro preview

Most highly fuel-efficient dedicated hybrids are compact five-door hatchbacks, the most popular vehicle segment globally. When Korean maker Kia was drawing up plans for its... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
2017 Kia Soul EV

2018 Kia Soul EV gets bigger battery, range boost from 93 to 111 miles

Updates to conventional cars come in a predictable pattern. Once a new model is launched, it gets only minor tweaks to features, prices, and paint colors for two or three... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
Kia Niro EV concept shown at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Kia Niro EV concept at CES: 238 miles of range from 64-kwh battery

It's well known that a battery-electric version of the Kia Niro will join the lineup soon, completing a range that now comprises the Niro Hybrid and the recently launched... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Kia Niro EV concept debuting at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Concept for Kia Niro EV all-electric wagon to appear at CES

We've long known that the Kia Niro wagon would get an all-electric version to accompany the 2017 Niro Hybrid and the just-launched 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid. The... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, Six Flags Magic Mountain, California, Dec 2017

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid first drive review (pricing from $28,840)

Some plug-in hybrid models are easily distinguishable from the rest of the cars their maker sells. Others, like the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, are all but invisible. It... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
Tesla Semi

Awake at the wheel: Tesla is far from alone in electric trucks

This time, Elon Musk is not alone. In mid-December, Daimler delivered its first 14 Fuso eCanter electric delivery trucks to customers in Germany, a reminder that while Tesla... read more December 22, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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