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Why switch to an electric car?
There are many reasons to choose the Kia Electric and Hybrid Range. The 7 year warranty, the huge choice of vehicles and engines, and our electric vehicle heritage. But you might find the main one is, they’re great to drive.
The future is already here and electric cars are now mainstream. Infact, most manufacturers aim to electrify their entire range within the next 5 years. By reducing emissions, you are helping the planet heal from all the carbon emissions associated with petrol and diesel engines. Electric vehicles are cheaper to run whilst also being road tax exempt, on average an all-electric vehicle will cost around 4p per mile, that means it will roughly cost you around £4 to travel 100 miles! For more information, or any questions, please contact one of our experts.
Electric, Plug-in Hybrids, Self-Charging Hybrids & Mild Hybrids
Featuring a superior level of comfort and equipment unprecedented in its class, along with low running costs and the latest audio technology, the new Rio promises to deliver supreme performance and reliability. Click below to read customer reviews about the new Rio city car. Now available with mild Hybrid technology.
The radical crossover coupé is high off the ground, with a long bonnet and a fast sloping silhouette. 18" wheels enhance the athletic profile, while LED lights and 'Ice Cube' LED daytime running lights shine at the front. The sporty bumper and closed tiger-nose grille are both stunning and aerodynamically effective.
Zero-emission driving whenever you need to. Ecological and economical, in the city and beyond: The combined petrol and electric capabilities of the advanced plug-in hybrid system give you the flexibility to drive longer distances, all while reducing CO2 emissions and your overall running costs. Regenerative braking technology even recharges your battery while coasting or braking, maximising efficiency and driving range.
Kia's first European-built plug-in hybrid adds an ecological dimension to the sportswagon's athletic design and spaciousness. It will enable most people to complete their daily drives and short commutes solely on electric power.
Discover a world of smart convenience and amazing sensations. The Kia e-Niro gives you instant acceleration, easy charging and long-range driving, along with a range of smart technologies. And all of this with zero emissions. Sustainable driving has never felt so good plus Kia customers purchasing a new e-Niro '2' 64kwh are eligible for a UK Government grant worth up to £2,500.
EV6, Kia's First Dedicated Electric Vehicle built on the new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) Long Distance -Up to 316 miles (Preliminary development target) Ultra Fast Charging - Less than 4.5 mins for 60 miles High Performance - 3.5 sec 0-60 Mph acceleration
If you like the best of both worlds, a place where performance and green credentials coexist in perfect harmony, then the Niro Plug-in Hybrid is the perfect choice. Not only does it impress with a powerful exterior, it allows you to drive up to 30 miles (Results of up to 30 miles when measured using WLTP test method) without recharging, making it ideal for most daily commutes. Just like the Self-Charging Hybrid, this Kia crossover looks more purposeful than ever: it features a closed diamond-patterned grille and arrow-shaped LED daytime running lights and a new rear bumper design with distinctive LED rear lights.
No more searching for petrol stations, no more oil changes, no more loud, vibrating engines and absolutely no emissions. Instead, the Kia Soul EV gives you long-range driving with easy charging and instant acceleration – in a modern atmosphere where the only thing loud is your music.
The Kia Sportage. More breathtakingly distinct design. More cutting-edge technologies. More advanced features to enhance your comfort and safety. More reasons to get out and seize each day. It’s about discovering a whole new way of seeing the world. With so much innovation, style and comfort to enjoy, the Sportage is the perfect car for making every journey count. Now available as a Mild Hybrid (available across the entire Sportage diesel range).
What is a battery electric car?
A battery electric vehicle is better for the environment than a petrol or diesel car, cheaper to run, and simple to own.
What is a hybrid or self-charging hybrid car?
Hybrid cars can offer you improved fuel economy and lower emissions, without the need to change how you use your vehicle. No plugging in required.
What is a Plug-in Hybrid car?
Plug-in hybrid cars can offer you many of the benefits of an electric car, they have a shorter electric range but can rely on a petrol motor for longer trips.
What is a mild hybrid car?
Mild Hybrids allow your engine to switch off more frequently, which improves fuel economy and reduces emissions.
How does charging work?
Don‘t worry, charging may seem like a whole new world, but in reality it‘s very simple. Charging an electric car is a simple process: you simply plug your car into a charger that is connected to the electric grid. EV chargers typically fall under one of three main categories: Level 1 charging stations, Level 2 charging stations, and DC Fast Chargers (also referred to as Level 3 charging stations).
What is the cost of running an electric car?
Owning an electric car is cheaper than you might think. With the average UK electricity price sitting at around 14p per kWh and if you assume an electric car will travel 3.5 miles per kWh on average, to travel 100 miles would cost around £4 or 4p per mile.
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