The Kia Niro comes in five trims, LX, EX, EX Touring, SX and SX Touring. The base LX trim has fewer amenities than its siblings but still comes with all the notable features one would expect in a compact car or SUV these days. Standard features include an 8-inch touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, steering wheel mounted controls for the sound system and cruise control, five USB ports, power windows and door locks, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic temperature control, heated power external mirrors and 16-inch wheels.
The EX trim primarily adds an adaptive cruise control system, auto-high beams and push-button start system. Meanwhile, the EX Touring trim builds on the EX by offering cloth and leather seating trim, a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar support and satellite radio. SX features a power liftgate, power sunroof, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, heated and ventilated front seats, driver seat memory, an 8-speaker sound system, 10.25-inch touchscreen,
At the top of the lineup is the SX Touring which adds LED headlights and front fog lights, 18-inch alloy wheels, a leather wrapped gear shifter, heated steering wheel and wireless device charging.
Standard safety items on the Niro includes anti-lock brakes, front seat belts pretensioners, stability control, brake assist system, a bevy of airbags and a hill start control system. Advanced safety features across the lineup include Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW), Pedestrian Detection and a Driver Attention Warning (DAW) system.