Kia will launch the e-Niro in the UK on April 1, 2019, however they’ve already introduced the pricing of the ‘First Version’.
Out there from £32,994 ($42,067/€37,035) after the federal government grant, this taste of the electrical crossover is provided with a 64 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack.
Mounted low down within the physique for a decrease middle of gravity, it powers a 201 PS (198 hp / 148 kW) and 395 Nm (291 lb-ft) electrical motor that allows the e-Niro to speed up from Zero to 60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 7.5 seconds (0-62mph/0-100km/h in 7.eight sec).
Within the WLTP cycle, the Korean automaker claims that the e-Niro can journey for greater than 282 miles (455 km) on a single cost when geared up with the 64 kWh battery, which will be recharged as much as 80 p.c in 54 minutes utilizing a 100 kW quick charger.
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There’s additionally a 39.2 kWh battery in retailer, which supplies the car a 179 miles (289 km) driving vary. However, this isn’t obtainable the UK market, for now no less than, as it can most likely launch there within the first half of subsequent yr powering the entry-level mannequin.
Normal options of the 2019 e-Niro First Version are the LED DRLs and taillights, entrance fog lights, halogen headlights with bi-function projection, rear privateness glass, roof rails and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Comfort options embrace reversing digicam, rear parking sensors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, keyless-entry and go, rain-sensing wipers, dusk-sensing headlights, local weather management, and heated and energy folding facet mirrors. Black leather-based upholstery, heated entrance seats and steering wheel, in addition to particular inside trim, are all provided at no additional value.
Lastly, the Kia e-Niro’s gear contains Car Stability Administration, Ahead Collision-Avoidance Help, Lane Preserve Help, Hill-Begin Help, Driver Consideration Warning, adaptive cruise management and Emergency Cease Signaling.