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Kia Niro Plug-in hybrid (2017-) review

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Key features
  • Compact/Small SUV
  • Available new
  • Plug-in hybrid (PHEV)
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The Kia Niro range is unusual in that it’s available in three different electrified forms: full-electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. But how well suited is the Niro Plug-In Hybrid to your needs and how does it compare with rival medium-sized SUV hybrids such as the Vauxhall Grandland X, Peugeot 3008 and Volvo XC40? Find out in our full Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid review.

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First reviewed by Which?

April 2020

Released

April 2017

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