Kia has been making waves in the automotive industry with their innovative design, high-quality materials, and advanced technology. The Kia Niro PHEV is no exception. This plug-in hybrid electric vehicle offers exceptional fuel economy, advanced safety features, and an interior and exterior design that is sure to turn heads. Continue reading below as our team here at Kitchener Kia has compiled the key highlights of the Kia Niro PHEV, currently available for sale at our Kitchener, Ontario showroom.
The 2023 Kia Niro PHEV is equipped with a 1.6-litre gas-direct injected four-cylinder engine, mated to an advanced plug-in hybrid system. A permanent magnet synchronous motor and 360V lithium-ion polymer battery work in tandem with the gasoline engine to generate a combined 180 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. This power is exclusively sent out to all four wheels and is modulated by a quick-shifting 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Charge time for the battery pack is rated at an estimated 2 hours and 45 minutes on a Level 2 (240V) charger, while charge times vary when plugged-in to a Level 1 (120V) charger.
Ideal for South-Central Ontario’s prolonged winter season, owners will appreciate the fact that all 2023 Kia Niro PHEV models are equipped with an all-wheel drive system as standard. Drive with confidence knowing that the Niro Hybrid has got your back even in the most harrowing of winter road conditions.
Efficiency and driving range are top of mind when it comes to plug-in hybrid vehicles and the 2023 Kia Niro PHEV more than delivers on this front. Boasting a maximum driving range of up to 835 km on a single tank of gasoline, as well as an additional 55 km of all-electric driving range, trips to the gas station are sure to be few and far between. A true win-win situation for both the owners’ wallets as well as the environment.
|2023 Kia Niro PHEV
|1.6L GDI PHEV Four-Cylinder
|Torque (lb-ft) (Combined)
|6-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic
|Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
|Lithium Ion Polymer
|Estimated Electric Driving Range
|Up to 55 km
|Estimated Fuel Economy (L/100km) – Combined
|Charging – Level 1 (120V)
|Times vary based on output source
|Charge Time – Level 2 (240V)
|2 hours 45 mins
|Charging – Level 3 (Fast Charge)
Owners can choose from seven (8) unique exterior paint colours for their 2023 Kia Niro PHEV. These paint options include:
A welcome convenience feature, especially for owners who are always on the go, the 2023 Kia Niro PHEV’s smart power liftgate allows you to access the vehicle’s rear cargo area without the need to press any buttons. This intelligent feature detects the vehicle’s keyfob when you’re standing near the rear hatchback and automatically opens and/or closes the power rear liftgate.
Sleek and modern LED lighting fixtures have become a staple of late model Kia vehicles and the 2023 Niro PHEV is no exception. The vehicle boasts a truly unique LED daytime running light design that is unmistakably a Kia Niro model. The same can be said about the vehicle’s LED rear tail light design that begins at the roofline and cascades down towards the Niro’s rear wheel arches.
|2023 Kia Niro PHEV
|4,420 / 174.0
|1,825 / 71.8
|1,545 / 60.8
|2,720 / 107.1
|Gross Vehicle Weight (kgs/lbs)
|1,910 / 4,211
Kia designers understand that the people who purchase plug-in hybrid electric vehicles care about environmental sustainability and their overall carbon footprint. That’s why they’ve chosen sustainable materials such as charcoal cloth and synthetic leather as the main seats upholstery material for the 2023 Niro PHEV. Not only are these seats environmentally responsible, they are also stylish and easier to maintain when compared to other materials.
The 2023 Kia Niro PHEV comes equipped with a heated steering wheel as standard. A welcome comfort feature, especially during the cold winter months in South-Central Ontario, this convenient amenity keeps your hand warm and comfortable, no matter the weather outside. Simply press the heated steering wheel button and feel the Niro PHEV’s stylish steering wheel heat up.
Stylish, sustainable and versatile, the 2023 Kia Niro PHEV features flexible 60/40 split-folding rear seats that further enhance the vehicle’s practicality. Whether you’re trying to maximize the vehicle’s people-carrying capabilities, cargo space or both, the Niro PHEV’s rear seats can be configured in a plethora of different ways to accommodate your needs.
|2023 Kia Niro PHEV
|Front Headroom (mm/in) (with Sunroof)
|1,028 / 40.5
|Rear Headroom (mm/in)
|1,005 / 39.6
|Front Hip Room (mm/in)
|1,353 / 52.3
|Rear Hip Room (mm/in)
|1,347 / 53.0
|Front Leg Room (mm/in)
|1,053 / 41.4
|Rear Leg Room (mm/in)
|1,011 / 39.8
|Front Shoulder Room (mm/in)
|1,429 / 56.2
|Rear Shoulder Room (mm/in)
|1,407 / 55.4
|Cargo Capacity Behind 2nd Row (L/cu-ft)
|645.6 / 22.8
|Cargo Capacity Behind 1st Row (L/cu-ft)
|1,390.3 / 49.1
The 2022 Kia Niro PHEV comes equipped with an advanced Rear Cross-Traffic Collision with Avoidance Assist feature. During a reversing maneuver, this system uses rear-mounted radar sensors to detect approaching obstacles from behind the vehicle. and alerts you through audible and visual warnings. Should it detect a possible collision, the system can also automatically apply the brakes, if needed.
To help you stay safely in your lane, Niro Plug-In Hybrid’s Lane Keep and Follow Assist senses when you inadvertently cross over the lane markings and triggers warnings to alert you. If you take no action, it guides your vehicle back into its lane.
The standard Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist feature takes the guesswork out of lane changes. Rear-mounted radar sensors detect if a vehicle is on either side of the vehicle and alerts you of their presence through audible and visual warnings.
● Kia Connect
● Wireless Phone Charger
● 10.25-inch Multimedia Interface with Integrated Navigation, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™