Today we are going to find out whether the 2024 Kia Niro EV is better than its competitors, but before we continue make sure you leave a like And subscribe to our channel for more amazing updates on your favorite cars and with that lets find out how the 2024 Kia Niro EV holds up against its competitors. The Kia Niro is a family friendly SUV that you can have as a hybrid, a plug in hybrid or as a full on electric car. The redesigned 2023 Kia Niro EV, is a lot more noticeable on the road than its predecessor. The all electric subcompact SUV also has a snazzier interior that includes distinctive styling and digitized instruments. The new Nero EV features a 201 horsepower electric motor feeding the front wheels. Although thats a higher horsepower number than the Nero Hybrid models, the EVS acceleration feels far Milder a 64.8 kilowatt hour. Battery offers up to 253 miles of range in Kia claims. It can be charged from 10 to 80 in about 45 minutes when connected to a DC fast charger. The most obvious updates to the 2023 Nero EV concern its styling. The 2023 iteration dismisses the first generations Nero Evie, rather Bland looks for a relatively unique take on the subcompact crossover segment. The Nero in a sense looks a bit like a mashup of a hatchback shooting break and mini crossover and thats, not a criticism. The front of the EV Now Sports, a more squared off front fascia, with an updated hexagonal Grill just above the charge port.

The c pillar body panel. Can sport contrasting paint giving off some Audi R8 flavor with the rear lights completely flanking the lift gated up toward the rear passenger window? The flow of the liftgate also has a more outward bulge. Music. The Neros interior is cleanly designed and easy to use. All major controls are within easy side and reach. We like the adjustable panel just below the screen. One press changes the panel from climate controls to media and navigation controls. The temperature knob changes to a volume knob its pretty slick, the Nero EV features an elevated but still relatively low ride, height thats great for getting in and out as well as for your seating position and visibility. The Nero sits a little taller than the average sedan or hatchback, so the seats arent a pain to get in and out of its easy to find a comfortable driving position, though the steering wheel could use a hair more reach for taller drivers. Theres space in both rows for taller passengers, though some Rivals offer more rear seat space. The View out front is good, though the rear window is a bit narrow. A 10.3 inch touchscreen acts as the central Hub of the Nero evs infotainment system, while Wireless Apple, carplay and Android auto are standard. Wireless charging and a Harman slash card and stereo are extra cost options. With the new digital key 2.0 Kia says, users can remotely access vehicle functions via their smartphone.

Likewise, some functions can be controlled, using voice command services like Amazon, Alexa and Google Assistant. The cargo area is wide and upright, and the 60 40 split rear seats can be folded down to offer even more cargo space. The hatchs dimensions are roughly on par with the Neros rivals. The flat rear seat floor is nice for even more space. If you dont have passengers back there, the more expensive of the two trims adds: wireless phone charging, a power passenger seat, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a premium, eight speaker, audio system and vehicle to load capability which allows you to use the vehicles charging port To power pretty much anything with a standard household plug every 2023 Kia, Nero EV includes numerous driver, assist and active safety features among these are automatic emergency, braking, intersection, collision avoidance side and rear cross traffic, alert blind spot monitoring. Lane departure warning Lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control, EVS even affordable ones should be fun to drive, and the Nero EV is no exception, though its 201 horsepower and 188 pound feet of torque are on the low end for a vehicle weighing 3 800 pounds. It accelerates well and will definitely get out ahead when darting from one intersection to the next, its only at higher speeds on the highway. When things start to feel a little flat here, the Nero seems to lose the battle against the increased air resistance and the higher RPM demanded at these speeds.