Kia Niro 2017

4.8 (256 votes)


  • High-mileage FE trim level
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available
  • 146 total horsepower, gas/electric
  • All-new hybrid hatchback
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive


  • Automatic braking only on top trims
  • Lots of interior plastic
  • Lower mpg, less cargo room than Prius
  • No power-flow graphical display
  • All-wheel drive not offered


  • Outward visibility
  • Excellent rear headroom and legroom
  • Low cargo load-in height
  • Spirited Sport mode
  • Accelerates like a non-hybrid
  • UVO touchscreen system standard

Kia Niro 2017 Specs

$22,890–$29,650 MSRP range
104-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Combined MPG
43-50 Combined MPG
5 Seats
Front-wheel Drive
Body Type
Warranty Powertrain
120 months / 100,000 miles
Warranty Roadside Assistance
60 months / 60,000 miles
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper
60 months / 60,000 miles

Kia Niro 2017 Reviews

First Hybrid experience

This car is big enough for a retired couple, its gas mileage is exceptional and feels safe and confortable, on the road. Have taken several overnight trips of 400 miles without feeling tired because ...

by Eanda from Davie, Fl on May 30, 2018

If you told me a year ago, I'd be driving a hybrid

I like my NIRO. Ive even named it BOB... (ROBERT De Niro -- Bob the Niro). Rated at 51m.p.g., and if driven in a certain manner, I'm sure I would achieve those results; however, I drive 30 miles to ...

by Tim K. from MT. VERNON, MO. on May 31, 2018

Kia Niro 2017 Ratings

Kia Niro 2017 VINs