At the Toronto Vehicle Present this week, Kia introduced an up to date edition of its Niro SUV, each for the hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants.

At the coronary heart of the mid-cycle alterations are a redesigned grille and the integration of LED daytime managing lights. Also, there is the possibility of (common) headlights and LED fog lights. The rear skid plate is much more obvious and the LED lights that can be optioned in have a much more modern-day glimpse. New designs are also accessible for the alloy wheels, no matter whether 16- or 18-inch.
 
“We’ve incorporated modern-day style elements to accentuate the distinctive functions that established Niro aside,” explained Michael Kopke, KCI’s chief marketing officer. “In unique, you’ll observe the double chevron LED daytime managing lights, a stunning and hardly ever seen aspect on this form of car or truck.”

Inside of, the visual appeal of the show screens has been up to date, each for the 7-inch show in front of the driver and the 8-inch touchscreen device of the multimedia system. When opting for navigation and the harman/kardon audio system, the size of the latter will increase to 10.25 inches. 6-tone ambient lighting and the integration of an electronic parking brake complete the alterations to the cabin.

Basic safety functions are also staying extra that are now accessible on other styles in the Kia lineup. These incorporate lane holding check and lane holding aid, as properly as an automatic substantial beam functionality.
 
There are no mechanical alterations to report. The electric powered array of the plug-in hybrid model continues to be at 42 kilometres, and the Niro Hybrid continue to has an ordinary gas use rating of 4.7L100 km. (Throughout our testing of the model, our success were being much more like 5. to 5.5L/100 km).

Kia Canada says the revised 2020 versions of the Niro are on their way to dealerships as of now.

Below is pricing for the unique versions of the 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid:

– L HEV $26,595
– EX HEV 28,995
– EX High quality HEV $31,495
– SX Tourism HEV $34,995
 
And for the Niro plug-in hybrid edition:

– EX High quality PHEV $35,695
– SX Tourism PHEV $37,995