2022 Kia Niro: The Kia Niro sees the addition of Kia's new logo on its badges, but otherwise remains unchanged for 2022. The Niro is a compact car that seats 5 passengers and is only available as a 4-door hatchback. Competitors include the Honda HR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Nissan Rogue Sport. Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric variants are offered.
Six trims are available: LX, LXS, LXS SE, Touring SE, EX, and EX Premium. One engine is offered: A 1.6-liter 4-cylinder aided by an electric motor that produces 139 horsepower that pairs to a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The same engine in the plug-in hybrid model offers up to 26 miles of all-electric driving range. The Niro EV is powered by a single electric motor that produces 201 horsepower and can travel up to 239 miles on a single charge, according to Kia. Only front-wheel-drive models are offered. Pricing ranges from $25,000 to $45,000.
Visit the official Kia site for more information