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CES

It has "motion graphic" lighting

It has a number of visual changes, but it's still recognizably a Niro.

Los Angeles

Has same cargo space as regular Niro, gets 105 MPGe

Kia gains its third plug-in model.

Podcast

We look back at some odd badge-engineered cars shared by various brands over the years, discuss what we've been driving, and spend your money.

Teased

First she was running from something, and now she's stuck on an iceberg.

Official

There's also a newly announced Launch Edition for $28,895.

Kia has announce pricing for the 2017 Kia Niro, undercutting the similarly efficient Toyota Prius by about $1,800.

Teased

Some people refuse to join the hybrid bandwagon.

The Kia Niro will leave you breathless.

First Drive

Fuel economy that's almost as good as a Prius with styling that blends in with the crossover crowd.

The 2017 Kia Niro officially received a Guinness World RecordĀ® title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car).

Official

76.6 mpg is impressive. The record is frippery.

The 2017 Kia Niro earned an admittedly specific record with the help of hypermiler Wayne Gerdes.

Report

Niro may join Ioniq, Soul among Kia's all-electric vehicles.

Crossover is based on the same platform as the Ioniq, which has hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric versions.

Report

The South Korean automaker wants to be a segment leader.

Hyundai Motor Group has a lineup of 26 green vehicles on the way, and if the growth in the segment is a success, it be second place in the market by 2020.

Chicago

Once again, we try to read the tea leaves at an auto show.

Following the global debut of the Kia Niro, we go hunting for more details on this hybrid (and PHEV) that shares a lot with the Hyundai Ioniq.

Chicago

Kia's first dedicated hybrid is a crossover, dubbed Niro. It makes its global debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show.

Teased

Kia offers two teaser images of its Niro hybrid compact crossover before the model's debut at the Chicago Auto Show in February.

Official

Kia wants to have 11 green models in its lineup by 2020, including a fuel cell, as part of a $10.2-billion investment to become a more environmentally friendly automaker.

Teased

Kia is gearing up to launch a new hybrid crossover, the Niro.