Fri, 20 January 2023
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On this episode, we share our first impressions of the 2023 Kia Niro Electric. Find out how the Niro compares to its corporate EV siblings, the Kia EV6 and Hyundai Ioniq 5, and how subtle changes affect the driver’s experience. We also answer a question about all-wheel-drive EVs in winter driving conditions.
0:00 - Intro
0:15 - 2023 Kia Niro Electric
3:34 - Driving impressions
6:54 - Regenerative braking
8:47 - Visibility and the Aeroblade
10:43 - Interior controls
13:18 - Accommodations/floor height
15:22 - Which Kia EV/hybrid would we choose?
18:20 - Question: Which EV system has better traction in winter driving conditions?
Preview: 2023 Kia Niro Trio Make Evolutionary Advancements: https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/2023-kia-niro-review-a1734527338/
Kia Niro Electric: https://www.consumerreports.org/cars/kia/niro-electric/
Automakers Are Adding Electric Vehicles to Their Lineups. Here’s What’s Coming: https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/why-electric-cars-may-soon-flood-the-us-market-a9006292675/#7
Direct download: 2301CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_395.mp3
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