Are you searching for a versatile and spacious new crossover or SUV that also returns impressive fuel economy? If so, you may feel like you do not have many options for such a vehicle. Well, that all changes with the 2018 Kia Niro! Kia's new hybrid subcompact crossover features all the features and characteristics you could want in a hybrid, including superb fuel economy, a roomy cabin for five and plenty of usable cargo space!
Drivers near Myrtle Beach, SC and Fayetteville, NC, can come and explore this versatile new hybrid crossover from Kia at Stevenson Kia of Wilmington; our team of Kia sales specialists can give you a comprehensive tour of the new Kia Niro during your visit. Find your 2018 Kia Niro in Wilmington, NC at Stevenson Kia of Wilmington by shopping our online inventory now or stopping by our dealership today.
Kia's 2018 Niro is the world's first dedicated 'hybrid utility vehicle,' and boasts EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings that are tops among the subcompact crossover segment! Kia's hybrid system in the Niro pairs a 103-hp, 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder engine with a 43-hp electric motor to deliver a total system output of 146 hp, with 195 lb-ft of torque. This advanced hybrid system makes use of a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT); Kia's second-generation DCT gearbox enables quick shifts and aids the Niro in achieving its superb efficiency. With its advanced technologies like Predictive-Energy Control and a Coasting Guide, plus the use of lightweight body materials, the 2018 Niro is designed and engineered to provide consistent efficiency no matter where you drive, city or highway!
For 2018, there is even a new Niro Plug-In Hybrid model, which allows for limited full-electric driving mode before the gasoline-hybrid engine kicks in to provide an extended driving range.
Drivers and passengers arrive inside the 2018 Kia Niro to find a highly modern interior, fitted with Kia's latest tech features, like a large touchscreen display equipped with UVO infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, a voice-command navigation system and a rear backup camera display. Thanks to its long, 106.3-inch wheelbase, the Niro provides plenty of legroom and space for both front and rear passengers. Like other Kia vehicles, the 2018 Niro's interior is sporty and highly practical, with quick-folding rear seats for added cargo capacity at a moment's notice.
If you live near Fayetteville, NC or Myrtle Beach, SC, stop by Stevenson Kia of Wilmington to discover the advanced 2018 Kia Niro hybrid subcompact crossover. You can also browse our complete inventory of new Kia vehicles right here on our website. Our dealership is also home to a dedicated auto service center to keep your Kia in top shape for many miles to come. Visit us in Wilmington, NC today!