The 2017 Kia Niro hybrid has arrived! If you didn’t see its televised debut during the Big Game, be sure to check it out here. Its attractive, sporty design isn’t the only thing that has the eye of many drivers – this new crossover hybrid delivers some pretty incredible gas mileage too. With up to 50 mpg, this hybrid crossover has a nearly 600 mile range with a high efficiency 1.6L GID engine. If this isn’t enough to get you excited about this new Kia addition, then you need to check out the pricing. The Niro comes in 5 different trim levels – FE, LX, EX, Touring and a limited-production, Launch Edition. This means there is pricing for just about every budget!
The FE at $22,890 includes…
- 16 inch wheels
- 6 way front seats
- Keyless entry
- 7 inch touchscreen display
- UVO3 with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
- 6 speaker audio system with steering-wheel-mounted controls.
At the next level, LX is $23,200 and has additional Smart Key with push button start, roof rails and LED rear combination lamps.
The EX at $25,700 also offers heated combination cloth/leather seating, leather wrapped steering wheel, LED daytime running lights, heated power folding mirrors, and front fog lamps. It also has Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist.
In the limited Launch Edition for $28,000, there is a silky Snow White Pearl and a stunning Aurora Black Pearl available in the exterior colors. There is also Hyper Gray 18 inch alloy wheel with Michelin tires, a metallic color grille, 10 way driver’s seat, 8 inch touchscreen navigation system, and an 8 speaker Harman Kardon®6 premium audio system.
At its highest level, the Touring Trim is available for $29,650 and it comes with…
- Power tilt/slide sunroof
- Front and rear park assist
- heated/ventilated seats
- Heated steering wheel
- 10 way power driver’s seat with memory
- 8-speaker Harman Kardon® premium audio
Kia is making reliable, safe and eco conscious cars that people can actually afford. Even decked out with all of its features, it is still more affordable than many items people buy all the time. Just to put these trim prices into perspective, here are 6 things the highest Niro Trim level is more affordable than…
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