Straddling the line between hatchbacks and SUVs, the 2022 Kia Niro is a five-seater hybrid small station wagon that has captivated car enthusiasts since it was unveiled. Apart from offering a high combined gas mileage, the car excels when it comes to handling, comfort, and overall value for money. Despite being a first-generation model, the 2022 Kia Niro competes with legendary cars such as the Honda CR-V Hybrid and the Ford Escape Hybrid. If you are interested in getting your hands behind the wheels of a new 2022 Kia Niro in Puyallup, WA, head to the Kia of Puyallup dealership. You can schedule a test drive online!
Under the hood of the 2022 Kia Niro is a Full Parallel Hybrid System. The hybrid system includes an AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motor and a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) engine that has a displacement of 1580 cc. The drivetrain system in the 2022 Niro can generate 139 horsepower @ 5,700 RPM and 195 lb-ft torque @ 4000 RPM. A Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic transmission system sends drivetrain power to the front wheels of the 2022 Kia Niro. At its best, the 2022 Kia Niro offers a gas mileage of 53 MPG within city limits, 48 MPG on highways, and 50 MPG combined.
That was just performance. The 2022 Kia Niro is also known to be a safe and reliable car, owing to a four-star overall rating by NHTSA. Driver-assistance and safety features that come standard or are available with the 2022 Kia Niro include Rear Occupant Alert, airbags, Airbag Occupancy Sensor, Anti-lock Brake System, Vehicle Stability Management, Driveline Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control, EBD, BAS, TPMS, LATCH, Rear-View Camera w/ Dynamic Parking Guidelines, Cruise Control, and child-safety door locks, amongst others.