FAQ- Kia Electric Vehicles

Does weather impact electric cars?

Cold temperatures can reduce an electric vehicle's range, similarly to the effects it has on gas consumption on a gas-powered car. An electric vehicle however, like the new Kia Niro EV will perform well in bleak weather.

Do electric cars need oil changes?

Oil changes are not necessary for electric vehicles because they are powered by an electric motor rather than an internal combustion engine.

Where can I charge an electric car?

There are thousands of electric car charging stations across the country that offer easy EV charging capabilities. If you would prefer to charge your Kia EV at home, you can have an electric charger installed in your garage or driveway. For more info on Kia Charge visit https://www.bellsmotorgroup.co.uk/kia/news/kia-charge/

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

Charging times may vary depending on the electric car. Depending on how many miles of range you need and the conditions, an EV can be charged anywhere from a few minutes to numerous hours. Although you can charge at home, you can achieve much faster results by charging at a public DC fast charging station, which is becoming more readily available in more places as EVs become more common. Find a Kia charge station near you: https://kiacharge.com/web/kia-gb/map

Are electric cars cheaper to maintain?

Electric vehicles (EVs) require fewer fluids and internal components compared to traditional gas-powered cars, making their maintenance generally more affordable. Some routine maintenance tasks, like tire service, windshield wiper replacement, and brake service, remain similar for both electric and gas cars. With a Kia EV, you won't have to concern yourself with fuel costs, rising fuel prices, or scheduling oil changes.

What Accessories can I buy for my Kia?

There are some great accessories you can buy for your Kia, find out more here or speak to a member of our team https://www.bellsmotorgroup.co.uk/kia/service-parts/parts/

How do I book a test drive?

Booking a test drive is very easy! Simply speak to a member of our team today and they will be happy to assist you. https://www.bellsmotorgroup.co.uk/kia/contact-us/

What is covered in the 7 Year Warranty?

Please click here for Kias 7 Year Warranty Terms and Conditions https://www.kia.com/uk/owners/insurance-and-warranty/7-year-warranty/terms-and-exclusions/

Can I transfer the warranty to the next owner when I sell my car?

Yes – the 7 year warranty is fully transferable. As the warranty remains with the car the balance automatically transfers, there are no forms to complete. We recommend that the new owner registers with MyKia so that they receive all the Kia latest information.

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