Can the 2021 Kia Niro Tow?

August 9th, 2021 by

Red 2021 Kia Niro driving down tree-lined road
 

If you’re looking to make a transition from a solely gas-powered vehicle to an electric vehicle (EV), the new 2021 Kia Niro is an excellent option. When you opt for the Niro, you can travel throughout Muncie with increased efficiency and without the worry that this vehicle can’t power through your travels. Can the 2021 Kia Niro tow? Unfortunately, the 2021 Kia Niro has no official towing capacity rating, since trailering is not recommended with this vehicle. However, the Kia Niro makes up for this lack of an official towing capacity with a wide range of performance and interior features that will help you haul any additional cargo with ease. 

What are the 2021 Kia Niro Engine Specs?

The new 2021 Kia Niro is a hybrid SUV–meaning that it’s powered by a combination of electricity and gas. How exactly does it all work together? The vehicle’s gas engine sends power to its electric drivetrain, resulting in impressive fuel economy ratings, along with strong performance. Take a close look at the Kia Niro base engine specs below: 

  • 1.6L engine with hybrid electric motor
  • 139 combined horsepower
  • EPA-estimated 53 city/48 highway/ 50 combined mpg 
  • Dual-clutch 6-speed automatic transmission 
  • Regenerative braking 

2021 Kia Niro Interior & Cargo Features

Anderson shoppers who ask, “How much can a Kia Niro tow?” or “What can a Kia Niro tow?” often want to know because they intend on using their vehicle for cargo-hauling purposes. While towing with the Niro is not advised, this doesn’t mean that you have to leave your possessions behind. Instead, this SUV’s cabin offers the spacious dimensions you need to bring along everything from sports equipment to luggage–all while your passengers enjoy a comfortable ride. Have a look at the Kia Niro cargo dimensions below: 

  • 2021 Kia Niro Cargo Space, Seats Up: 19.4 cubic feet 
  • 2021 Kia Niro Cargo Space, Seats Folded: 54.5 cubic feet 
  • 2021 Kia Niro Passenger Space: 100.9 cubic feet 

Which Kia Models Providing Strong Towing Capabilities? 

If having a Kia with towing capabilities is what you need for your Fishers travels, we’ve got you covered! Kia manufactures several vehicles that are specifically designed to tow heavy loads with ease. Here are some of the Kia models you’ll want to consider to for towing purposes:

Explore the New 2021 Kia Niro Today! 

Even though there’s no official Kia Niro towing capacity, this hybrid makes up for it through awesome performance capabilities and a large, adaptable interior. Contact Kia of Muncie to schedule a test drive and see the Niro in action. Our sales experts will work with you to find the best Niro configuration for your lifestyle needs!

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