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No, this isn't meant to be a debate about the relative merits of EV vs ICE/Hybrid.

If you've got an "e-Niro", which is marketed as such by Kia as distinct from "Niro" which has a petrol tank in it, how is your car described on the DVLA database?

Mainly asking because our insurance certificate came back saying it was for a "Niro" ... and when I look up the reg on, say, Kwikfit's site to enquire about tyres, that also says its a Niro.

Are they all like that or did my dealer make a slip of the mouse?
 

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at the end of the day, what they need to know is the specs of the car, so just pick the most accurate one.

For example, for several insurance companies I checked, only one of them had my version correctly. I didn't pick it but other, and it didn't matter, they just need to know about the kW/CV, etc.
 

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at the end of the day, what they need to know is the specs of the car, so just pick the most accurate one.

For example, for several insurance companies I checked, only one of them had my version correctly. I didn't pick it but other, and it didn't matter, they just need to know about the kW/CV, etc.
I agree that it is all about the spec of the car ... which is why "Niro 3" is a very different beast from the insurance companies POV than "eNiro 3" (or "Niro 3 EV" if you prefer).

Good to hear from others that chaos rules, as per usual.
 

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No, this isn't meant to be a debate about the relative merits of EV vs ICE/Hybrid.

If you've got an "e-Niro", which is marketed as such by Kia as distinct from "Niro" which has a petrol tank in it, how is your car described on the DVLA database?

Mainly asking because our insurance certificate came back saying it was for a "Niro" ... and when I look up the reg on, say, Kwikfit's site to enquire about tyres, that also says its a Niro.

Are they all like that or did my dealer make a slip of the mouse?
I think it is down to what the dealer entered on first registration.
 
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