The Niro EV is a versatile all-electric hatchback that boasts an impressive EPA-estimated 239-mile range. That—plus a heavy dose of practicality and creature comforts—makes it one of the most livable new EVs. Compared to the Tesla Model 3, it has a more forgiving ride, a roomier interior, and easier-to-use controls. It also feels more refined and substantial than the Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf.
The Niro EV isn’t just a pragmatic choice—it’s also an enjoyable one. Like other EVs, the Niro is quick to accelerate and scoots silently down the road. The positioning of the large battery gives the Niro EV a low center of gravity, which helps when tackling sharp corners. The all-electric drivetrain also eliminates some of the deficiencies of the Niro Hybrid, such as bumpy shifts and delays when accelerating.