Can I keep a hybrid car for 10 years?

I am thinking of buying a new Kia Niro hybrid for when I retire this year and probably keep it for about 10 years.

Would it be viable to keep it that long, due to cost of batteries?

Asked on 14 June 2023 by douglas jones

Answered by David Ross
The warranty on new Kia Niro hybrid vehicles covers the battery for two years, but their lifespan is expected to be 100,000 miles, so depending on how much you plan to use your car this could easily be sufficient.

Also as a hybrid vehicle rather than a pure electric, the Niro is much less reliant on its battery when driving, so any degradation will happen more slowly and will have less impact on how the vehicle drives.
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