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by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Do you want to tow with the Kia Niro?
Replies: 14
Views: 12391

Do you want to tow with the Kia Niro?

A few months after it goes on sale in the UK, the Kia will be available with optional towing functionality allowing owners to tow braked loads of up to 1300kg. :)
by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Kia Niro 4 WD
Replies: 1
Views: 5141

Kia Niro 4 WD

This is an interesting titbit for anyone needing a 'proper' crossover, i.e 4WD. At first, the Niro – which will be built at Kia’s Kwasung plant in Korea – will only be available with front-wheel-drive, but Autocar understands there is scope for a four-wheel-drive variant to be added to the line-up l...
by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: most looking forward to
Replies: 4
Views: 2315

Re: most looking forward to

.. Seeing the price! I hope they can pull it in for £18,000

Pricing is to be determined closer to the time, but Kia sources indicate that it's likely to be priced competitively against the Prius, and it's possible that the Kia will even undercut the Toyota.
by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Is it a smart move
Replies: 3
Views: 5685

Re: Is it a smart move

The interior features an elevated seating position similar to that of the Soul, with a minimalist cabin design in line with many modern hybrids.
by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Kia Niro - Video
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

Re: Kia Niro - Video

Here you go - this is a more detailed and thorough video of the Niro:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYWrbNzKrF0
by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here - really like the look of the Niro
Replies: 2
Views: 2264

Re: New here - really like the look of the Niro

Welcome along, it should drive and run like a normal car. In fact Kia have said it paid special attention to achieving a “seamless” feel to the transition between electric and petrol propulsion. It also focused on braking feel from the regenerative braking system, to offer “consistent and linear” br...
by RichardQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Kia Niro Size
Replies: 1
Views: 1311

Re: Kia Niro Size

This is what Auto Express say about the size: The Kia Niro occupies a new space within the brand’s model line-up in terms of its size. The Niro is 4355mm in length, 1800mm wide and 1535mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2700mm, making it smaller overall than the all-new Kia Sportage, though occupying a la...