Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2020 2020 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2019 2019 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2018 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Niro Plug-in Hybrid for 3 years. They average 46.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Niro Plug-in Hybrid above average at 46 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Niro Plug-in Hybrid to be $850 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $3,750 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Niro Plug-in Hybrid consumes about 3 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Niro Plug-in Hybrid emits 90 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 1,350,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 64 trees would offset these emissions. The Niro Plug-in Hybrid has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 46 44 48
2019 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 46 44 48
2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 46 44 48

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid has 3 different model options on record with the EPA since 2018. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 46 44 48
2019 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 46 44 48
2018 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 46 44 48