Kia will launch in the second quarter of 2019 Kia e-Niro.
The South Korean car brand Kia Motors will launch in the second quarter of 2019 in Spain the new electric version of its Niro model, called 2019 Kia e-Niro, although in some selected European markets will be marketed from the end of 2018, the company said in a statement.
Kia explained that the electric version of this SUV will begin its commercialization in Spain after the launch of hybrid and hybrid plug-in versions of the Niro, of which more than 250,000 units have been registered worldwide since 2016, of which 82,000 units They concentrate in Europe.
The new2019 Kia e-Niro is the first electric SUV manufactured by the Asian brand and offers the customer a range without emissions of 455 kilometers, although in the urban cycle this figure rises to 615 kilometers.
The model can have a 64 kWh battery with which it achieves this autonomy of 455 kilometers without recharging, but can also be selected with a variant of 39.2 kWh with which it reaches a range of 289 kilometers.
The car company indicated that the recharge time is 42 minutes for the e-Niro battery to go from 20% to 80%, provided a 100-kilowatt quick charger is used.
The version of the e-Niro with the long distance battery will be associated with a motorization of 204 horsepower, with which the model can accelerate from zero to one hundred kilometers per hour in 7.8 seconds, while the standard battery is It will link to a 136 horsepower engine, with an acceleration of 9.8 seconds.
As an outstanding piece of equipment, Kia\’s new electric model has an electric parking brake, with stability management, with frontal collision warning, emergency braking assistant, dynamic assistant for road lights or driver fatigue detector.