Archive for the ‘Kia Niro’ Category

Never stop for gas again with the 2021 Kia Niro EV

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
The 2021 Kia Niro EV in front of a building.

How far can the 2021 Kia Niro EV travel? 

A couple weeks ago we learned that Kia will be introducing the EV6, a vehicle that was designed from the ground up to be powered by electricity. While the new electric vehicle is the automaker’s first to be only available with electric motors, it isn’t actually the first Kia electric vehicle, that falls to the Kia Niro EV. As electric vehicles become more popular and the needed infrastructure gets put in place, Team Gunther Kia customers will need to know things like, how far can the 2021 Kia Niro EV travel. The compact crossover SUV not only offers an impressive electric range, but it also functions in all the ways that a vehicle of this type must function in order to be successful. Let’s take a closer look.  (more…)

How far can you travel in the 2019 Kia Niro?

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
A left profile photo of the 2019 Kia Niro on the road.

Total Range Specs for the 2019 Kia Niro

The Kia Niro is a unique platform within the automaker’s crossover SUV choices available in the Team Gunther Kia showroom. It’s nimble with strong in-segment performance scores and interior dimensions. While the Niro isn’t the only Kia hybrid vehicle, it can travel some of the longest distances of any Kia vehicle. The total range specs for the 2019 Kia Niro continue to be one of the vehicle’s elements that draw customers to the Team Gunther Kia facility. All 2019 Niro trim grades use the same basic powertrain, but there are some discrepancies in fuel economy and total range. A few of our product experts got together to examine some of the differences. Let’s see what they found. (more…)

What do we know about the 2019 Kia Niro EV?

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
White 2019 KIa Niro EV exterior side view. Charging in a futuristic computerized environment.

Available Information and Specs on the 2019 Kia Niro EV

Ever since we wrote about the 2019 Kia Niro EV after it debuted at last year’s CES auto show, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of this fully electric crossover. The model showcased at CES was a prototype, so what has the Niro EV morphed into since then? Let’s look at what we know about this exciting new vehicle one year later. (more…)

What is the top Kia Niro trim for 2019?

Monday, December 10th, 2018
2019 Kia Niro blue side view

Features of the 2019 Kia Niro Touring

Whether you’re just curious or thinking about buying, you likely want to know what features the top trim of the Kia Niro has. That top trim is the Touring, and we will give you a rundown as we explore the features of the 2019 Kia Niro Touring. (more…)

Niro Hybrid Earns High-Value Safety Honor

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
side view of a red 2018 Kia Niro

2018 Kia Niro is a Top Safety Pick Plus

The  2018 Kia Niro received a couple trim changes and feature enhancements for the new model year that have made it even better, but this vehicle’s ability to keep drivers and passengers safe on the road hasn’t changed. While the original 2017 model was not released in time to be evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2018 model was. We are happy to announce that the 2018 Kia Niro is a Top Safety Pick Plus! This means that this attractive hybrid crossover can not only protect drivers and passengers in the event of an accident, but that it can help drivers stay safe on the road thanks to the latest crash-prevention technology. Keep reading for more details! (more…)

With UVO Skill, Unite Your Smart Car With Your Smart House

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
rear view of the 2018 Kia Niro parked in a semi-desert environment

Can Alexa remote start a Kia?

Phones, cars and houses are all getting smarter every day, and new technology to allow all these things and places to talk to each other is constantly evolving. As our houses get more and more connected it is easier than ever to just give a command and have music, interior temperature, and lighting change as we please. But now some of that integration can also extend to your vehicles. If you have ever asked “Can Alexa remote start a Kia? Or change the temperature in my car?” the answer is now yes! Select Kia vehicles equipped with UVO technology will be able to integrate with your Amazon Alexa system and be controlled with simple voice commands. (more…)

Kia Presents New Electric Vehicle Goals at CES 2018

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
Kia Niro EV Concept rear bumper branding

You wouldn’t automatically think that automobiles would play a huge part at the Consumer Electronics Show. However, vehicles are getting loaded with more and more technology every year, and there are some concept models, like the new all-electric Kia Niro EV Concept that make their debut at this event. How far can the Niro EV Concept go on electric power? And what are Kia’s plans for environmentally-friendly vehicles in the next few years? Keep reading to find out! (more…)

New Special Edition, Trim Changes Coming to 2018 Niro

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
side view of a red 2018 Kia Rio driving on the road

What’s new on the 2018 Kia Niro?

The Kia Niro was unveiled last year, and impressed both drivers and automotive experts. It earned J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study (IQS)* honor and a J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award. This compact crossover SUV offers the cargo and passenger space that individuals and families crave, while also delivering respectable fuel efficiency. So what’s new on the 2018 Kia Niro? The new model year sees minor feature rearranging and a new Niro Graphite Edition on the top-of-the-line Touring trim. Keep reading for details. (more…)

Cargo and passenger space measurements for the 2017 Kia Niro

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Cargo Space in the 2017 Kia Niro

The 2017 Kia Niro, currently available at Team Gunther Kia, is one of the class’ most popular and capable vehicles. A lot of information has been handed out about the new vehicle’s performance and incredible fuel economy scores. But there is another element that needs to be examined. Team Gunther Kia sales representatives have been getting a lot of questions about the cargo space in the 2017 Kia Niro. Like other vehicles in its class, the interior of the new Kia Niro is incredibly adaptable. Customers of Team Gunther Kia shouldn’t be fooled, the automaker’s engineers and designers made sure to use every cubic inch of space as efficiently as possible. (more…)

2017 Kia Niro now available at Team Gunther Kia

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Buy the 2017 Kia Niro at Team Gunther Kia

The brand new 2017 Kia Niro is on the ground and available for sale from Team Gunther Kia. Initial numbers are a bit on the low end of things, but that will change as more models are produced. Those that will be interested in the new Kia crossover SUV can now take a much closer look at the innovative new vehicle. Nearly untouchable fuel economy scores are supported by a next-generation highly efficient four-cylinder engine and electric hybrid system. Any worries about the handling profile of the Niro can rest assured this will not be some sedate electric go-cart. (more…)