Kia Niro

The Kia Niro is a series of mid-size SUVs available in hybrid, plugin-hybrid, and full electric variations. The Niro was available in NZ from 2019 and received a major update in late 2022.

Kia Niro

2022→

Range

460kms

Battery

64.8kWh

Price

$60,365*
  • Body Type
  • Seats
  • Length
  • Width
  • Height
  • SUV
  • 5
  • 4420 mm
  • 1825 mm
  • 1570 mm
  • 0-100 km/h
  • Top speed
  • Power
  • Drive
  • Tow
  • 7.8 s
  • 167 km/h
  • 150 kW
  • FWD
  • 300 kg / 750 kg
  • Highway range
  • Running cost
  • Home charge
  • Fast charge (DC)
  • Dashboard economy
  • 354 km
  • $2.43/100 km
  • 11 kW
  • 80 kW
  • 141 Wh/km

The second-generation Niro has a slightly increased range but significant interior and exterior design upgrades. It has a small front trunk and can tow up to a 750 kg braked or a 300 kg unbraked trailer.

Two trims are available: Light and Water (+$7,000). Water offers V2L ability, fog lamps, composite leather interior, heated front seats, a larger 10.25" screen, Harman Kardon 8-speaker sound system, and a wireless phone charger.

Price increase from $67,900 to $68,990 on 1/10/22

Kia Niro (1st gen)
USED

2019-2022

Range

455kms

Battery

64kWh

Price

$64k+
  • Body Type
  • Seats
  • Length
  • Width
  • Height
  • SUV
  • 5
  • 4375 mm
  • 1805 mm
  • 1570 mm
  • 0-100 km/h
  • Top speed
  • Power
  • Drive
  • Tow
  • 7.8 s
  • 167 km/h
  • 150 kW
  • FWD
  • -
  • Highway range
  • Running cost
  • Home charge
  • Fast charge (DC)
  • Dashboard economy
  • 350 km
  • $2.46/100 km
  • 7.2 kW
  • 77 kW
  • No data

In March 2022, Kia NZ reported that all new Niro EVs were sold out for 2022.

This generation Niro EV offered three trim levels; the basic EX. The mid-level SX includes mid-spec a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen, sat nav, and JBL audio.

The top-end Premium variant adds heated and ventilated seats, a heated steering wheel, and wireless charging.

Kia Niro Plus

2022→

Range

427kms

Battery

64kWh

Price

$56,365*
  • Body Type
  • Seats
  • Length
  • Width
  • Height
  • SUV
  • 5
  • 4385 mm
  • 1805 mm
  • 1640 mm
  • 0-100 km/h
  • Top speed
  • Power
  • Drive
  • Tow
  • 🔥 No data
  • No data
  • 150 kW
  • FWD
  • -
  • Highway range
  • Running cost
  • Home charge
  • Fast charge (DC)
  • Dashboard economy
  • 329 km
  • $2.49/100 km
  • 7.2 kW
  • 80 kW
  • 150 Wh/km

The Niro Plus is higher than the regular Niro. The extra space allows for a boot capacity of 1,497 litres (seats folded flat). The seats are also 5 cm larger than the standard Niro.

* Rebate applied. Original price is $68,990
* Rebate applied. Original price is $64,990

How many Niro's sold in NZ?

Data shown for all Kia Niro variations combined including both NZ New and Used import registrations. Breakdown by year or month.

How many Niro's are there in NZ?

There have been 563 Kia Niro's registered in NZ to date.

This is made up of 99.8% NZ New and 0.2% Used Import.

How many of each submodel is there?

How many units of each major model variation (NZ new) have been registered to date.

Raw submodel dataUnits
EV EX 455 150KW/EV274
EV SX 455 150KW/EV154
EV LIGHT 460 64KWH90
EV PREMIUM 455 150KW37
EV EX 289 100KW/EV7
Data sources

Vehicle numbers from Waka Kotahi MVR database. See more about data sources and definitions.

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