2023 Kia Niro EV vs. 2023 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid vs. 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid
2023 Kia Niro EV


2023 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid
$39,550 MSRP

Starting MSRP

$33,840 MSRP
126 MPGe city/101 MPGe hwy

Fuel Economy

108 MPGe (combined)
253 miles

Battery Range (battery only)

33 miles
201 hp


180 hp
8.9 seconds

Best 0–60 Time

7.3 seconds
64.8 kWh

Battery Size

11.1 kWh

Kia zooms into innovation with its line of electric and eco-conscious vehicles. The all-new 2023 Niro is a top choice for an adventurous and dependable car, with the choice of electric, gas, or hybrid variations. Even with the benefits of driving electric, drivers in Corona might be skeptical about fully converting to an electric Niro.



So which is better – the 2023 Kia Niro EV or the Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid? For drivers who still don’t mind relying on gas to power their vehicle in Fontana, the plug-in hybrid is the optimal choice. But for those wanting to make a switch over to electric, the fully electric Niro offers better velocity while saving the environment. Whatever your choice, Riverside Kia has a fully stocked inventory of electric and hybrid plug-in vehicles. We also can provide more information on

2023 Kia Niro EV or Niro Plug-in Hybrid: Mile Range

The 2023 Kia Niro EV offers an impressive mile range, allowing you to embark on longer journeys without worrying about recharging. With a single charge, it can travel up to an estimated 253 miles per charge, making it suitable for long weekend getaways to San Bernardino. Meanwhile, the 11.1-kWh battery in the 2023 Kia Niro PHEV offers a shorter electric-only range, typically around 33 miles. Combined with its gas engine, the Niro PHEV rounds up to a whopping 560 miles!

2023 Kia Niro EV or Niro Plug-in Hybrid: Powertrain

When comparing the Kia Niro EV to the Niro Plug-in Hybrid, you’ll want to consider the powertrain. The 2023 Kia Niro EV has 201 hp with a torque of 188 lb-ft. Comparatively, the Niro Plug-in-Hybrid has a combined drivetrain horsepower of 180 hp with a torque of 195 lb-ft. While the EV pulls more horsepower and is powered with an impressive 64.8 kWh battery, the plug-in hybrid Niro has a more powerful electric motor to increase driving range and efficiency.

Test Drive the Niro EV or Niro Plug-in Hybrid near Riverside

Whether you go fully electric or enjoy the benefits of a plug-in hybrid Niro, Riverside Kia will help you make a selection. Contact us today to schedule a test drive! We can answer other questions you might have, such as how long it takes to charge an electric car.


More from Riverside Kia

  • 2023 Kia Soul Colors

    The Kia Soul is the ideal vehicle for Corona drivers who want something unique and that stands out on the roads of Riverside. The 2023 Kia Soul colors once again include Kia Soul two-tone color options, so drivers have a plethora of hues to choose from. Ready to see the Kia Soul colors for yourself?…

  • 2023 Kia Telluride Preview

    The Kia Telluride has been a crowd favorite in Corona ever since its introduction three years ago, and it’s easy to see why! This three-row SUV combines a spacious interior cabin with powerful performance specs and advanced technology inside and out. The newest iteration of the Kia Telluride for the 2023 model year promises to…

  • 2023 Kia Forte Interior

    The Kia Forte is back for the 2023 model year, bringing more style and power than ever to the streets of Corona! From a turbocharged 1.6L engine to advanced driver assistance features to the best-in-class Kia warranty, there are plenty of reasons to love this sporty new sedan. One of the best things about the…

Riverside Kia 33.927183, -117.414580.