KIA updates electric e-Niro and increases its production

KIA updates electric e-Niro and increases its production

December 2, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Korean brand KIA announced a series of updates for the e-Niro electric crossover for the 2020 model year. It turned out that the demand for the model was higher than supply, so the company will increase the production of electric vehicles.

Even Korean electric cars are becoming increasingly popular. The KIA e-Niro crossover appeared on the market quite recently, and real demand was much higher than expected. At the moment, only in the UK there is a line waiting for 3,000 electric vehicles with a range of up to 450 km.

In 2020, the model will receive a new head LED optics, a revised interior design with a 10.25-inch multimedia display, as well as a new telematics system. The price tag will also change, and will be higher by $ 1,000 relative to the 2019 model. According to the press service, the company is going to get rid of delays in deliveries within six months of next year.

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 An electric motor with a power of up to 200 horsepower and 395 Nm of torque is used as a power unit. The power source in the basic version is a battery with a capacity of 64 kW * hours. Paired with them is a continuously variable variator transmission. The maximum speed is 168 km / h according to official data. Drive only front.

In addition, in April 2020, the fully electric version of the KIA Soul EV will be officially unveiled.