Kia Niro EV

Clean Car Initiative

On 13th June 2021, the New Zealand Government announced their Clean Car Initiative, delivering on their promise to cut transport emissions. Read on to find out more and how this affects our Electrified Vehicle range.

As part of the government’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2050, all new electrified vehicles will receive a government rebate, beginning in July 2021. This rebate will be valid for vehicles purchased from 1st July 2021 to 31st December 2021.*

Applications for the rebate will be accepted until 28 February 2022 and are subject to funding. The rebate can be claimed once the vehicle has been registered.

“Approximately half of New Zealand’s CO2 emissions come from transport, of which two-thirds come from light vehicles – cars, SUVs, vans, utes and trucks under 3.5 tonnes. The Clean Car Discount makes it easier to choose to buy an electric or low-emission light vehicle that’s better for the environment by reducing the cost of fuel-efficient vehicles imported into New Zealand.” – NZTA

Which vehicles qualify?

  • New or Used Imported Electric or Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Priced less than $80,000 including GST and on-road costs
  • Registered after July 1st 2021
  • Have a safety rating of 3-stars of above as shown on RIGHTCAR

What will my rebate be?

  • New Electric Vehicles: $8,625*
  • New Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: $5,750*
  • Used Electric Vehicles: $3,450*
  • Used Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: $2,300*

*Subject to available funding. All figures include GST.

Our Electrified New Vehicle Range

White Kia Niro EV EX

Kia Niro EV EX and SX Variants

Offering regenerative braking and 455km of range by WLTP standards, this EV has been described as a mini version of our best-selling Sportage.

From $77,990MRP+ORC
Rebate Amount: $8,625

Black Kia Niro Hybrid crossover.

Kia Niro PHEV

Charge at home and have more control over your hybrid powertrain with the ability to travel up to 55km in the full EV drive mode.

From $59,990MRP+ORC
Rebate Amount: $5,750

Kia Sorento PHEV

Kia Sorento PHEV EX

Get the best of both worlds with 7-seats and low emissions. Take the whole family (and the dog) for a fraction of the running costs.

From $73,990MRP+ORC
Rebate Amount: $5,750

Register Your Interest in Our Electrified Vehicle Range

If you’d like to learn more about our Electric Vehicle range or have questions about which models are eligible for the government grant, fill out the form below. Alternatively, give us a call at 03 366 2644.

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