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Kia Niro (2016-) review

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Key features
  • Compact/Small SUV
  • Available new
  • Full hybrid
Expert review

With the Kia Niro, launched in 2016, Kia has entered the market for SUVs powered by hybrid technology. The Niro is a hybrid that uses a petrol engine mated to an electric motor - but how well does it work? And does it compare favourably to rivals like the Toyota C-HR? Find out in our full Kia Niro review.

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  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

April 2017

Released

July 2016

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  2. 63%
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  3. 84%
    Highest score
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