Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2022 -
Price USA (new)
Manufacturer's suggested base price
$39,600
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$22,242

Trims

Currently Produced
Long Range (2022)

Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022)

Technical Specifications of Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022)

General Info

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

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
253 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
288 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
26 kWh 260 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
68 kWh 64.8 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
11 kW 85 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
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) 188 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
7.1 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)
174 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
No Data 71.9 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
61.8 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
107.1 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
3721 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
22.8 ft3 63.7 ft3 0.7 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
1653 lb
Last Updated:
April 29, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022)

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Charging Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022)

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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 (2022)

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) is an all-electric front-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2022 replacing the older Kia Niro EV Standard Range (2018). Brand new, the car starts around $39,600.

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) has a 68 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 249 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 26 kWh per 100 miles (or 260 Wh/mile) — ranked №296 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 150 kW (201 hp) of power and 188 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 7.1 seconds (ranked №404 out of 662 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 104 mph.

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

Real-world range of the Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) is 224–274 miles (ranked №296 out of 662 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

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

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) 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 11 kW, resulting in approximately 38 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 85 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)?

The size and weight specifications for Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) are as follows:

  • Length: 174 in
  • Width: N/A in (including side mirrors) or 71.9 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 61.8 in
  • Wheelbase: 107.1 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3721 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 22.8 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №140 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 63.7 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №123 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The front trunk is called a "frunk", and it offers an additional 0.7 cubic feet for storing small items.
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The Kia Niro EV Long Range (2022) has a towing capacity (braked) of up to 1653 lbs (maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes).

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