What Niro Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks the Most

Years to Avoid

Niro Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Niro has 1 generation available in North American markets.

Niro Key Numbers

  1. 20 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 81 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 3 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent Niro News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

  1. Part of the Niro’s hybrid system is overheating to the point where it might start a fire, leading to a recall of 27,000 vehicles.

    The power relay assembly tested by Kia is located underneath the rear seat, but a bad connection between the main relay contacts can cause increased electrical resistance that generates heat.

    Don’t let anyone tell you that the Niro comes with seat heaters in the back row.

    keep reading article "Niro’s Rear Seats Might Get Torched by Overheating Power Relay Assembly"