Kia Niro Charger

Everything Kia Niro Drivers Need to Know About Charging an EV

The Kia Niro was certainly not the most highly anticipated electric vehicle release (particularly when compared to some other high-profile model launches); however, its substantial range and elegant practicality have earned widespread approval from drivers and critics alike. The Niro electric car is built on the same platform that powers the fan-favorite Hyundai Kona EV, but the Niro has a longer wheelbase. In addition to a fully electric car model, the Niro is also available as a plug-in hybrid with an all-electric range of 26 miles.

Kia Niro Charging & Range

The Niro EV features a 64.0-kWh battery with fast charging at a rate of 7.4 kW on a level 2 EV charger and up to 7.7 kW using a DC fast charger, enabling the Niro to charge to 80% in less than an hour. The Niro EV has an EPA-estimated range of 239 miles. Using the included level 1 charger, the Niro can charge from empty to 100% capacity in around 60 hours. The charging time is drastically reduced with the use of a more powerful level 2 EV charging station, like the JuiceBox 32 or 40. With a level 2 charger, the Niro can be fully charged in around 9 hours.

The Kia Niro PHEV is a good option for drivers who want to drive cleaner but require the additional range of a gas-powered engine. The plug-in hybrid Niro can charge using the same charging station as the fully electric model. Using a level 1 charger, it takes around six hours to fully replenish the 26-mile range. With a level 2 charger, the Kia Niro PHEV can fully charge in 2.5 hours, enabling drivers to charge at home during the night or at work during the day and have enough juice to make it to work or back home on purely battery power.

Kia Niro EV Charging Times

Model Year

2019 (Fully Electric)

Max Charge Rate

7.4 kW

Battery Size

64 kWh

Charge Time on Level 1

60 hrs
Charge Time with JuiceBox 40
9 hrs

All Electric Range

239 miles

Level 3 DC fast charging: CCS

The Kia Niro EV has DC fast charging capabilities, and charges at a rate of up to 77 kW, which allows the Niro to recharge up to 80% in about 60 minutes. The Niro uses the SAE Combined Charging Connector (CCS) for level 3 DC fast charge.

Kia Niro EV Charging Stations

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JuiceBox Benefits for Kia Niro Drivers

High power charging

The JuiceBox 40 level 2 charger provides all the power you need to quickly charge your Kia Niro electric car.

Reduce power, if you need to protect your electrical circuit

With JuiceBox, you can de-rate the power for level 2 charging and avoid safety or circuit breaker issues. You can also share electric vehicle loads across multiple JuiceNet-enabled stations on a circuit.

Charge using more renewable energy

With JuiceNet Green, all U.S. drivers can optimize EV charging for times when renewables are high and electricity costs are low.