Radical glance pegged for compact crossover

A prototype for a redesigned Kia Niro has been noticed for the primary time.

The brand new compact crossover is predicted to reach at dealerships in the second one part of 2022 as a 2023 fashion, and its divulge may just happen across the finish of the present 12 months.

The prototype is closely camouflaged however we will be able to already see that the designers have given the brand new Niro an intensive new glance very similar to what is spherical at the recently revealed 2023 Sportage.

Kia Habaniro Concept, 2019 New York International Auto Show

Kia Habaniro Idea, 2019 New York World Auto Display

Kia Habaniro Concept, 2019 New York International Auto Show

Kia Habaniro Idea, 2019 New York World Auto Display

Key design characteristics come with a clamshell hood, low-set headlights, and a tailgate with a pinched forefront that resembles a ducktail spoiler. The automobile additionally sports activities vertical rear lights. Curiously, Kia hinted on the design of its new Niro as early as 2019 with the Habaniro concept car.

It is not transparent what Kia has deliberate for the powertrain lineup. A hybrid powertrain might be usual, no less than right here in the USA, and we must additionally see a repeat of the plug-in hybrid and battery-electric choices. Be expecting the electrical model to raised the present Niro EV’s 201 hp and EPA-rated 239 miles of vary.

Keep tuned for updates as construction continues.