Kia offers three versions of its Niro, including Kia Niro PHEV, and all are meant to provide fuel-efficient driving and lots of features at a low cost.
There’s the regular Niro, which is a hybrid, and the Niro Plug-In Hybrid — which is, as its name suggests, a plug-in hybrid — and then the full-electric Niro EV.
The Kia Niro PHEV can be a nice introduction to the electrified world. It has a bigger hybrid battery than the regular Niro and is capable of driving the vehicle under full electric power for a short distance. A
fter that, the Niro Plug-In switches over to the gasoline engine for normal hybrid operation.
It offers an EPA-estimated 26 miles of electric range, can be recharged at home on a 110- or 240-volt outlet, and still gets 46 mpg even if you never use the all-electric power.