· New Kia e-Niro ‘2’ Long Range available for £34,945 OTR (before government £2,500 Plug-in Car Grant)
· New variant features the same 64kWh battery pack and 150kW motor as higher-specification models
· 282 miles from a single charge (WLTP combined) – more than any other sub-£35,000 BEV
· e-Niro the UK’s best-selling EV in the first two months of 2021
Kia Motors (UK) Limited has opened the order books today for its new Kia e-Niro ‘2’ Long Range, offering more range than any other sub-£35,000 electric vehicle.
The new model is available to order fromWilsons of Rathkenny, with customer deliveries due to start in July.
The new car features the same long-range 64kWh battery pack and high-power 150kW motor as higher-specification e-Niro models and is capable of travelling up to 282 miles on a single charge (WLTP combined), and up to 382 miles in city driving.
While its long-range battery pack and powerful electric motor delivers comparable driving range and performance to far more expensive EVs, the e-Niro ‘2’ Long Range also provides a wide range of standard equipment. Highlights include its 8.0-inch touchscreen display, wirelessAndroid Auto and Apple CarPlay, 17-inch aluminium alloy wheels, reversing camera system and rear parking sensors, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, and Smart Key & Button Start. A battery heating system is also fitted, designed to insulate and warm up the battery while the vehicle is plugged in, minimising the adverse effects of cold temperatures.
The e-Niro was the UK’s best-selling battery EV during the first two months of 2021, accounting for almost one in five of all nationwide EV sales up to the end of February.
Owners choosing any e-Niro model or plug-in Kia can benefit from KiaCharge; a new UK-wide integrated public charging service. More than 15,000 charge points across the UK are accessible from a single account, including those from several major charging networks, including bp pulse, Pod Point and IONITY alongside many more.
Offered at £34,945 on-the-road (before applying the £2,500 government Plug-in Car Grant), the new car also qualifies for the latest Kia offers. This allows customers to benefit from just 4.9 per cent APR with a Kia Finance e-Plus three-year deal as well as receive their first three services free-of-charge.