08/27/21 ID: 17820

IRVINE, Calif., August 7, 2021 – The Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) arrives for the 2022 model year wearing new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps.  Niro PHEV continues to deliver an EPA-estimated 26 miles of all-electric range on a single charge1 and remains eligible for any applicable state and local incentives, depending on location of purchase.2

Trim Levels/Pricing – MSRP3 (excludes $1,255 destination)

  • LXS:


  • EX:


  • EX Premium:




  • 1.6L GDI engine with electric motor: 139 hp/195 lb.-ft. of torque (hybrid system performance combined)
  • 8.9 kWh lithium-ion polymer hybrid battery


Fuel Economy MPG4 (combined):

  • LXS, EX, EX Premium

46 (combined)

  • EPA-estimated All-Electric Range1

26 miles


DriveWise Features5:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Car and Pedestrian (camera type)
    • Std: LXS, EX, EX Premium
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist (camera and radar)
    • Std: EX, EX Premium
  • Blindspot Collision Warning (BCW) with Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
    • Std: LXS, EX, EX Premium
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
    • Std: LXS, EX, EX Premium
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
    • Std: EX
  • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control - Curve with Stop and Go (NSCC-C)
    • Std: EX Premium
  • Highway Driving Assist (HDA)
    • Std: EX Premium
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
    • Std: LXS, EX, EX Premium
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW) with Lead Vehicle Departure Alert (LVDA)
    • Std: LXS, EX, EX Premium
  • Parking Distance Warning – Reverse
    • Std: EX Premium



  • Overall Length:

171.5 in.

  • Overall Width:

71.1 in.

  • Overall Height:

60.8 in. (with standard roof rails)

  • Wheelbase:

106.3 in.

  • Cargo Capacity:

19.4 cu.-ft. (rear seats upright, with luggage under tray); 22.4 cu-ft. without tray

54.5 cu.-ft. (rear seats folded, with luggage under tray); 63.2 cu.-ft. without tray

100.9 cu.-ft. (passenger volume)

  • Curb Weight, min:  

3,391 – 3,450 lbs.


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1 Based on EPA estimates on a full battery charge.  Actual range will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, vehicle maintenance, charging practice, battery age, weather, temperature and your vehicle’s condition. Battery capacity will decrease with time and use. For more information on range, please see

2 These incentives are offered by third parties and are subject to change without notice. Actual tax savings may vary and depend on your tax situation. Check with a tax professional and government agencies for eligibility and other details.

3 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer charges.  Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.

4 Based on EPA estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.

5 No system, no matter how advanced, can compensate for all driver error and/or driving conditions. These features are not substitutes for safe driving, and may not detect all objects surrounding vehicle. Always drive safely and use caution.

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