Crossovers and SUVs are catching up to cars in terms of fuel efficiency at a steady pace. The gap is closing, but what would happen if there was an extremely efficient crossover that offered a sporty look and drive? That’s exactly what the 2017 Kia Niro is going for — and it may surprise you! Take a look below to see how fuel efficient the 2017 Kia Niro is.
2017 Kia Niro Official MPG rating
If you’re trying to find an affordable new crossover that offers unmatched fuel efficiency, then it’s the 2017 Kia Niro that you’ll want to be taking a close look at. The 2017 Kia Niro comes with a 52 City/49 Highway MPG rating. This gets even better when you consider the affordable nature of the 2017 Niro with its starting MSRP of just $22,890. The 2017 Kia Niro is definitely a model that can end up saving you a lot of gas money over the years!
How does the Hybrid System in the 2017 Kia Niro work?
In order to offer its leading fuel efficiency numbers, the 2017 Kia Niro uses both an electric drive and gas engine. A 1.56Wh lithium-ion battery sits in the Niro and it comes paired with a lightweight electric motor. The Niro also has a traditional 1.6L gas engine that also helps give the Niro both efficiency and a sporty drive.
Is the 2017 Kia Niro a Plug-in Hybrid?
The Niro may offer the fuel efficiency numbers of a plug-in hybrid, but it’s currently offered as a hybrid only. However, a plug-in version is in the works, though currently without a release date.
Test drive the 2017 Kia Niro in Parma OH
Looking to give the 2017 Kia Niro a test drive in the Parma area? Let us know that you’re interested and we can contact you when it hits our lot!