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Most miles on a Niro PHEV

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I think that pcguy just issued a challenge by saying: "show me a still functioning PHEV with over 100k on it, still waiting LOL"

So who has the most miles on the clock of their Niro PHEV?
I know it ain't me but I start by saying my 2019 EX has 20,700 miles, about 70-80% of them in EV mode. No sign of any deterioration or decline in performance yet. 馃

I'm guessing that most of the folks who bought a PHEV use that car for short trips / city driving rather than road trips. So I suspect that the current lack of PHEVs over 100,000 miles is likely due to the fact that folks with PHEV simply are not high miles drivers rather than a lack of the robustness of the PHEV version.
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There was a poster on here 2 or 3 years ago who used to post that he never did any of the clutch fluid changes on his Niro PHEV. He drove a lot and racked up 160,000 miles before decided to finally sell it. I think it was a 2018 and he racked up that mileage in 2-3 years. Can probably find his posts if we search for them.
My experience is biased admittedly. My PHEV died an early death which was avoidable had they been able to diagnose and repair. Sadly they didn't
"I'm guessing that most of the folks who bought a PHEV use that car for short trips / city driving rather than road trips. So I suspect that the current lack of PHEVs over 100,000 miles is likely due to the fact that folks with PHEV simply are not high miles drivers rather than a lack of the robustness of the PHEV version."

Dovidan's comments definitely apply to me. We purchased our new 2018 Kia Niro PHEV on the July 4th weekend in 2018. The car just passed 16,000 miles. If it reaches 17,000 by this July 4th, we'll be averaging 3,400 miles per year. Our car is mostly driven locally as an EV. The only non oil change/tire rotation maintenance has been swapping out the cabin air filter and 12 volt battery (@ 4 years/3 months). After factoring in the available tax credit our final cost including taxes was $31,000. My running joke with my adult sons is this is my last new car. This coming from a person who is still the original owner driving a 1999 Hyundai Elantra as a second car with only 121,000 miles. Even Clark Howard would have to admit sometimes buying a new car can be cost effective.
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I'm commuting for work 50 miles a day, right in the 2018 Niro PHEV's sweet spot. Including long-range weekend trips, I have accumulated 80,000 miles in 5 years and expect to do the same in the next 5 years. Despite external setbacks (tire punctures, deer & road hazard collisions) this PHEV has been a godsend for me. Compared to my prior gas car (which was a fuel efficient 2008 Pontiac Vibe on which I racked up 300,000 miles) I'm saving $2,000 per year in gas costs. So my choice is validated and there are no regrets here.
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Ours has 50,000 miles on it with no major issues. It is a 2019 Niro PHEV.

I did have the AC condenser and AC compressor replaced free under warranty - Condenser developed a leak and took out the compressor also. Dealer repaired for no charge and did a wonderful job.

Yesterday was a nice early summer day and we were able to get 35 miles on electric from the 2019 Niro PHEV. What a great economical vehicle to own.

We are going into our 5th year of ownership - I hope to keep it for 10 years at least. Its 50 mpg on gas and 26 miles electric range are just outstanding.

We kept our 2008 Prius we traded in on our 2019 Niro PHEV for 12 years and 150,000 miles - I see no reason our PHEV Niro shouldn't match this

Still on its original brakes, shocks- just replaced the original tires with the exact same Michelin tires to be extra safe as this is the family car of choice for most of our drivers.

I would estimate 70% or more of this vehicles miles have been on all electric.

I would echo Sstr Maria in singing the praises of how much this car has saved us in transportation cost.

Would highly recommend this vehicle to anyone looking to save money and enjoy comfortable, reliable transportation.

There are very many Prius Prime ( the Plug In Verion of the Prius) still on the road with excess of 100,000 miles (reference Prius Chat). The Niro only came out in 2017 so only 6 years experience and 6 years miles driven would be available to report.
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19PHEV, 29K miles, most commuting to work on EV. 34 miles roundtrip, occasional jaunts to Chicago city center, 35 miles one way so hybrid in and out and EV in city (or the constant traffic jam from O 'Hare airport to the city). Been to KY twice and MN 3 x and occasional runs to WI and IN not too far from the state line. Zero problems so far.
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2023 PHEV EX just went over 10K Bought in Feb... Yes I put a ton of miles on it...
In 5 weeks I plan to drive from the Los Ang area to Arkansas, so a ton more miles there.... btw, I traded my 2020 Lincoln MKZ-H for it... bought that in March of 2020 and it had 120K on it...
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