KIA Niro: Power/Charge gauge

Power/Charge gauge

The Power/Charge Gauge shows the energy consumption rate of the vehicle and the charge/discharge status of the regenerative brakes.

  • Power: It shows the energy consumption rate of the vehicle when driving uphill or accelerating. The more electric energy is used, the higher the gauge level.
  • Charge: It shows the charging status of the battery when it is being charged by the regenerative brakes (decelerating or driving on a downhill road). The more electric energy is charged, the lower the gauge level.

State of charge (SOC) gauge for high voltage battery

State of charge (SOC) gauge for high voltage battery

The SOC gauge shows the charging status of the high voltage battery.

If the gauge is near the "0 (Low)" level, there is not enough energy in the high voltage battery. Full gauge indicates that the driving battery is fully charged.

When driving on highways or motorways, make sure to check in advance if the driving battery is charged enough.

State of charge (SOC) gauge for high voltage battery

When the remaining battery is lower than 10% on the SOC gauge, the warning light ( ) turns ON to alert you of the battery level.

When the warning light ( ) turns ON, the vehicle can drive an additional 25~35 km (15~20 miles) depending on the driving speed, heater/air conditioner, weather, driving style, and other factors.

Charging is required.


When the available vehicle range is below 25~35 km (15~20 miles), the vehicle speed is limited and then eventually the vehicle will turn OFF. Charge the vehicle immediately.


     Warning and indicator lights (related to electric vehicle)

    Ready indicator READY This indicator appears: When the vehicle is ready to be driven. ON: Normal driving is possible.  OFF: Normal driving is not possible, or a problem has occurred.  Blinking: Emergency driving. When

     LCD display messages

    Shift to P to start charging A: Shift to P to start charging This message is displayed if you connect the charging cable without the gear in the P (Park) position. Shift to P (Park) before connecting the charging cable. Low battery A:

     Power limited

    A: Power limited In the following cases, this warning message is displayed when the vehicle's power is limited for safety. When the power is limited for the safety of the high-powered parts of an electric vehicle. The power is limi


     In the event of brake failure (Kia Niro EV)

    Operation Make an emergency stop with the parking brake. Operating condition(s) The brake has failed Power-assisted brakes Operation Apply greater force to the brake pedal. Operating condition(s) The vehicle is stalled

     Multi-Collision Brake (MCB)

    Multi-Collision Brake controls the brake automatically in the event of an accident where the air bag deploys to reduce the risk of additional accidents that may occur. System operation From the time the air bag deploys, Multi-Collision Brake m