The all new 2023 KIA Niro is more efficient, stylish and noticeable than its predecessor.. The EV includes more features, including using recycled materials to make an interior only seen in premium brands.. The car packs even more so stay tuned as we get up close and candid with the Kia Niro EV 2023. Lets get started with the exterior.. The 2023 Kia Niro stands out on the road with a strong design inspired by the Kia HabaNiro concept shown at the 2019 New York International, Auto Show., Aside from being substantially more upscale, its faade is rather unique, with a major emphasis on capturing the attention of young Buyers. The silhouette is similar, but there is more extremity in the rear, but before that lets see what the front holds for us. The Tiger nose grille on the 2023 Niro is leaner, edgier and notably larger spanning the whole of the SUV., With their eye catching heartbeat. Led DRL, the headlights give the vehicle a confident appearance. The size of the lower grille adds to its assertiveness.. According to Kia, the Niro is built on the groups third generation K platform and has a completely new design compared to the existing Niro EV.. The brands Opposites United design language is embodied in the all new Niro.. Moving on to the sides. The 2023 Kia Niro boasts distinguishing steel gray and black body cladding, along with sharp mirrors 17 inch, wheels an Aero Blade and other features.. This characteristic, which transcends mere aesthetics, quickly identifies Niro.

. It increases aerodynamics and airflow around the car.. Finally lets talk of the rear and see whats so special about it. Compared to the first generation Niro. The rear windshield is sloped at a sharper angle. Moving the license plate area from the bumper to the tailgate is another visible change.. The second gen model sports sharp lines for edgy and aggressive style, in contrast to the first gen models, rounded parts for soft styling. This also holds true for the rear windows and quarter panes.. The draft coefficient Cd is 0.29, which is notable for a boxy SUV., While still on the exterior. The Niro will feature several colors in the US, including Steely Gray, Snow White, Pearl Graphite, Gray, Aurora, Black Pearl Runway, Red Fire, Orange Metallic Cityscape, Green Mineral Blue and Snow White Pearl with Gray Aeroblade.. The 2023 Niro is the most recent illustration of Kias advancement in interior design over the last ten years., The EV6 and Hyundai Motor Groups. Most recent parametric design language influenced the design. To make room for passengers. The Niros interior goes on a diet, while still being visually beautiful.. The Niro has become a more upscale SUV, thanks to its slim and fluidic dashboard, with its stylish off center curves, the sleek panel fusing the touchscreen infotainment system and the fully digital instrument cluster, the stylish center console, the dial type electronic gear selector and the plush two Spoke steering wheel borrowed from the EV6. The front passengers rising door.

Armrests complement the new curved dashboard design.. The new minimalist interior design motif is complemented by smaller switches and other physical controls.. The 2023 Niro has several environmentally friendly components, including BTX free paint, Bio PU, with Tencel made from eucalyptus, leaves and recycled wallpaper for the headliner for the door. Panels., The interior comes in different trims, colors and upholstery such as Perforated Charcoal Vegan Leather Seat, Trim, Perforated Gray and Charcoal Vegan Leather Seat Trim and Charcoal Vegan Leather Cloth Seat Trim., The 2023 Kia Niros other notable equipment includes a 10 inch head up display a 10.25 Inch completely digital instrument, cluster, a 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system, Digital Key 2 and a cabin air purifier.. The ambient lighting strip in the cabin is a nice addition that transforms the interior into a mobile lounge.. Kia has experimented with Niro electrics acoustics.. The car has an Active, Sound Design which allows the driver to digitally change. The whining of the electric motors., The front seats of the electric crossover may be heated and ventilated. Harman Kardon audio system is available as an option. Niro EV users may also use Natural Voice. Recognition to regulate the temperature and music volume by simply speaking. Additionally buyers get Kia Connect. The companys take on connected car features that allow owners to remotely check their charge status, plan routes and read data about their vehicles, health among other things.. In the 2023 Kia Niro EV bi directional charging is made feasible through Vehicle To Load V2L support.

. The Niro EV allows utilizing its battery to charge other EVs and power, electronic appliances, electronic equipment and more.. This is similar to the Hyundai Ioniq 5 Kia EV6 and Genesis GV60.. However, V2L can only be utilized up to a 10 battery range before the device automatically shuts off the external power source.. Therefore, it would be wise to only utilize bidirectional charging when the battery has sufficient charge. V2L is a useful function, particularly during emergencies.. For instance, tens of thousands were left without energy after the December 20 2022 earthquake in Eureka, California, which had a magnitude of 6.4. Harper Motors utilized, a Kia, Niro EV and a Ford F, 150 Lightning to maintain operations. Before we get to our next segment hit the Subscribe button, if youre enjoying the video. Lets now see what specifications the Niro packs. The electric motor powering the U.S. spec 2023 Kia Niro EV, is set to produce 150 kW 201 horsepower and 255 Nm 188 lb. ft of torque.. The new Niro EV accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds and has a peak speed of 167 kmh 104 mph.. According to the EPA, a 64.8 kWh lithium ion polymer battery pack, that has a 253 mile range powers. The single motor., The vehicle has optional heating systems and battery warmers to maintain range in cold conditions. Just like most of the new EVs., The 2023 Kia Niro EV supports 85 kW maximum DC fast charging rates, which can fully recharge the battery from 10 to 80.

In under 45 minutes., The 500 kWh of free charging for the 2023 Niro EV at Electrify America stations in the United States is applicable for three years from the date of purchase.. According to Kia, owners will be able to go up to 1950 miles with the charge. Credit., The 2023 Niro EV packs another feature the i PEDAL Intelligent, Pedal mode, which allows one pedal driving.. Here the driver may modulate the accelerator pedal to accelerate slow down and brake. The Smart Regenerative Braking System 2.0 in the 2023 Niro EV automatically modifies the amount of regenerative braking in accordance with the navigation systems, traffic information and the drivers deceleration behavior. Using the paddle shifters Behind the steering wheel, the driver may adjust the amount of regenerative braking intensity.. The anticipated range of the Niro EV is 253 miles per charge, which is a 14 mile improvement over the 2′ mile range of its predecessor.. The 64.8 kWh battery pack in the 2023 Niro EV is believed to be able to charge the vehicle from zero to eighty percent in around 45 minutes when it is linked to a DC fast charger.. A variety of advanced driver assistance systems ADAS are standard on the 2023 Kia Niro built to U.S. standards, including blind spot monitoring, plus assist lane, keep and follow assistance, driver attention, warning forward and rear cross traffic collision avoidance with pedestrian detection and more.. Additionally, the Niro electric has a safe exit warning feature that alerts the driver if a car approaches, while a passenger exits, the EV.

, The Driver, Attention Warning which comes standard, recognizes driver tiredness and, if required, suggests a rest.. Additionally, Niro Electric has Digital Key 2.0, which makes it possible to do a variety of remote tasks using Apple or Samsung smartphones., On higher trim versions and as an option on lesser variants. Adaptive cruise control, navigation based curve and Highway Driving Assist 2, which enables partly autonomous driving, are anticipated to be available. By displaying crucial driving information. The new 10 inch heads up display also aids drivers in avoiding distractions., In addition to projecting navigation instructions in the drivers. Direct line of sight, the HUD also shows speed safety and entertainment statistics. Making the car safer.. Finally, lets talk matters about money., The 2023 Kia Niro EV starts at USD 40875 in the United States, incl. USD 1325 destination fee.. The Niro EV is available in some of the dealerships in the US. In a nut shell, the Chevrolet Equinox EV, which will begin selling in late 2023 for USD 30k, might pose an existential threat to the Niro EV sales. To remain competitive in a market where such Disruptive debuts are anticipated, Kia will need government subsidies., But all in all would you buy the Kia Niro. Please let us know what you think in the comments section below. That concludes this video Thats. All we had in store for you. Thanks a lot for watching the video. Until the next one peace.