08/25/21 ID: 17819

IRVINE, Calif., August 25, 2021 – The 2022 Niro Hybrid (HEV) arrives for the new model year wearing new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps.  Niro HEV continues to deliver an estimated 50 MPG, offers more than 63 cu.-ft. of cargo space and a long list of standard Kia Drive Wise Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (LXS and above).

Trim Levels/Pricing1 – MSRP (excludes $1,255 destination)

  • LX:


  • LXS:


  • LXS SE:


  • Touring SE:


  • EX Premium:



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

Fuel Economy2: (city/highway/combined):

  • LX


  • LXS, LXS SE, EX Premium


  • Touring SE


DriveWise Features3:

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

3,117 – 3,287 lbs.

Kia America – about us

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia America continues to top automotive quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands. Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of more than 750 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly assembled in America. Kia plans to deliver 11 electrified products globally by 2026 under the company’s Plan S that will transition Kia into a Sustainable Mobility Company. 

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

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

3 No system, no matter how advanced, can compensate for all driver error and/or driving conditions. Always drive safely.

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