New or Significantly Altered Models

2023 Kia Niro
The second-generation Niro bows for 2023. The new model is longer (+2.5 in) and wider (+.7 in). The Niro line includes a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric (listed separately) options. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions are both equipped with a 1.6l gasoline engine mated to a 6-speed sequential manual. Plug-in models have a larger electric motor and a higher combined system output of 180 horsepower.
2023 Kia Niro EV
The second generation of the Niro EV is available for the 2023 model year. The dedicated battery electric model equips a 64.8 kwh battery pack for about 250 miles of range.
2023 Kia Sportage
The Sportage is all-new for 2023. The small crossover has grown considerably adding about 7 inches in length and 2 inches of height. Passenger volume is up from 101.5 to 106.9 cu. ft. The Sportage model range includes normal, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains. The base engine is 2.5l four-cylinder rated at 187-bhp. Hybrid / Plug-In Hybrid models equip a 1.6l turbocharged four-cylinder rated at 177-bhp. When combined with the electric motor, system output is 227 horsepower for hybrid models, and 261 horsepower for the plug-in. The model expands to include new X-Line and X-Pro trim levels.

Updated Models

2023 Kia Soul
The 2023 Soul has revised styling. The 2.0l four-cylinder with CVT is now the only powertrain offered.
2023 Kia Telluride
New front and rear fascias, lighting and wheels. On the inside, a revised dashboard and updated optional display screens. New X-Line and X-Pro trim levels join the lineup.

Mostly Unchanged

2023 Kia Carnival
2023 Kia EV6
2023 Kia Forte
2023 Kia K5
2023 Kia Rio 5d
2023 Kia Rio sedan
2023 Kia Seltos
2023 Kia Sorento
2023 Kia Stinger