KIA Niro: Battery capacity label (Kia Niro EV / Hybrid)

KIA Niro EV / Hybrid (SG2) - (2021-2023) - Owner's manual / Maintenance / Battery / Battery capacity label (Kia Niro EV / Hybrid)

Battery capacity label


* The actual battery label in the vehicle may differ from the illustration.

  1. The Kia model name of battery
  2. The nominal capacity (in Ampere hours)
  3. The nominal reserve capacity (in min.)
  4. The nominal voltage
  5. The cold-test current in amperes by SAE
  6. The cold-test current in amperes by EN

Battery recharging

Your vehicle has a maintenance-free, calcium-based battery.

  • If the battery becomes discharged in a short time (because, for example, the headlights or interior lights were left on while the vehicle was not in use), run the vehicle for at least approximately 60 minutes while driving or at idle.

    Also, connect the fully automatic regulated charger to the 12V battery located in the motor room compartment.

  • If the battery gradually discharges because of high electric load while the vehicle is being used, recharge it at 20~30 A for 2 hours.


When recharging the battery, observe the following precautions:

  • The battery must be removed from the vehicle and placed in an area with good ventilation.
  •   Watch the battery during charging, and stop or reduce the charging rate if the battery cells begin gassing (boiling) violently or if the temperature of the electrolyte of any cell exceeds 49C (120F).
  •  Wear eye protection when checking the battery during charging.
  •  Disconnect the battery charger in the following order.
  1. Turn off the battery charger main switch.
  2. Unhook the negative clamp from the negative battery terminal.
  3. Unhook the positive clamp from the positive battery terminal.
  • Before performing maintenance or recharging the battery, turn off all accessories and stop the vehicle.
  • The negative battery cable must be removed first and installed last when the battery is disconnected.
  • We recommend that you use batteries for replacement from an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Reset items

Items should be reset after the battery has been discharged or the battery has been disconnected.

  • Auto up/down window
  • Sunroof
  • Trip computer
  • Climate control system
  • Driver position memory system
  • Infotainment system


     Tires and wheels

    Tire care For proper maintenance, safety, and maximum fuel economy, you must always maintain recommended tire inflation pressures and stay within the load limits and weight distribution recommended for your vehicle. Recommended cold tire infla

     Checking tire inflation pressure

    Remove the valve cap from the tire valve stem. Press the tire gauge firmly onto the valve to get a pressure measurement. If the pressure is low, add air until you reach the recommended amount. If you overfill the tire, release air by

     Wheel alignment and tire balance

    The wheels on your vehicle were aligned and balanced carefully at the factory to give you the longest tire life and best overall performance. If you notice your vehicle vibrating when driving on a smooth road, your wheels may need to be rebal


     Cooling Fan Control Module (PWM) | Radiator

    Disconnect the battery negative terminal. Remove the air duct.   (Refer to Intake and Exhaust System - "Air Cleaner") Disconnect the cooling fan control module (PWM) connector (A) and cooling fan motor

     Good driving practices

    Never change the gear from P (Park) or N (Neutral) to any other position with the accelerator pedal depressed. Never change the gear into P (Park) when the vehicle is moving. Stop the vehicle completely before changing the gear into R