Admittedly, it’s not a revolutionary design, which is odd considering what’s underneath the bonnet. The rounder shaped headlights make it look a little dated.
It’s an elongated shape as well as higher off the ground, so it feels larger than it actually is, which is a good thing and it’s still a nice looking car if you like the comfort of familiarity.
Inside doesn’t have the updated feeling you would expect of a hybrid or EV. The seats are premium and they look decent enough. The centre console is nicely designed, but has a few too many buttons to feel ultra-modern. Still, the multimedia screen is very large for this size car and Kia lets that take centre stage in the interior design.
The finishing on dash and doors is full of man-made materials but it doesn’t look remotely cheap. You feel good driving the Kia Niro Sport on the road.