Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2018 - 2022
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$17,487
In 2022 this car was replaced by: Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022)

Trims

Currently Produced
Discontinued
Long Range (2018) Standard Range (2018)

Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

Technical Specifications of Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2018 - 2022
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place
South Korea
Current Status
Announced (planned), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

Range and Battery

Range
Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
WLTP
EPA
GCC
283 mi 239 mi 240 mi
Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
67.5 kWh 64 kWh
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
26.7 kWh/100 mi (3.8 mi/kWh)

Charging

Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
7.2 kW 77 kW
Architecture
Most EVs use a 400V system, but newer models with higher voltage can charge faster and use less wiring.
400 V
Charge Port
The port type impacts charging speed and station compatibility
  • CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Drivetrain configuration: PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), IM (AC Induction Motor)
FWD: PMSM
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
150 kW (201 hp) 291 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
7.8 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
104 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
172.2 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
No Data 71.1 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
61.4 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
106.3 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
3854 lb
Cargo Volume
Cargo capacity: Trunk (rear seats up),
Max (rear seats folded),
Frunk (in the front hood)
Trunk
Max
Frunk
15.9 ft3 49.6 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
April 29, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

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  • Dark green area: One-way
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Charging Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

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Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 29, 2024
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About Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018)

Detailed Descriptions

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) is an all-electric front-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2018. Kia stopped making the Long Range (2018) in 2022 and replaced it with the Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022). You can still find Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) on the used car market, with prices starting around $17,487.

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) has a 67.5 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 240 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 26.7 kWh per 100 miles (or 3.8 miles per kWh) — ranked №361 out of 683 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 7.8 seconds (ranked №467 out of 683 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 104 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 150 kW (201 hp) of power and 291 lb-ft of torque.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 216–264 miles, placing it at №361 among 683 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) in the USA comes with a CCS Type 1 charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 7.2 kW, resulting in approximately 24 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 77 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 172.2 in
  • Width: N/A in (including side mirrors) or 71.1 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 61.4 in
  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3854 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the Kia Niro EV Long Range (2018) provides 15.9 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №355 out of 683 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 49.6 cubic feet (ranked №355 out of 683 electric vehicles).

The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Additional Information

Ratings

3.5

Design

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3.5

Performance

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3.5

Desirability

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Safety Ratings

NCAP safety rating
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