Kia fiddles with Niro to unleash a stylish, spacious powertrain

In its latest iteration, the Niro EV remains one of the best electric family cars on the market

The Kia Niro’s new styling is partly inspired by the latest version of the larger Sportage SUV, so it gets some angular and futuristic headlights alongside a narrow version of Kia’s trademark ‘Tiger-Nose’ grille.

Kia’s Niro looked pretty unremarkable when it was first released, but its blend of practicality and parsimony made it one of the company’s most popular models.

With a choice of hybrid and electric powertrains, it became a leader in its field, fighting off all-comers at the more affordable end of the electric crossover market and challenging the best hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. Now it’s been refreshed, with the addition of a modern new look ...