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by Knuttucks
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Coasting guide
Replies: 13
Views: 11438

Re: Coasting guide

Glad I'm not the only one, hopefully someone will take pity on our plight and point out where we are going wrong. (Please)
by Knuttucks
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Coasting guide
Replies: 13
Views: 11438

Re: Coasting guide

Tried it again today, all turned on in settings and sat nav programmed for a 2 hour trip to Aberystwyth - nothing, no sounds, no visual indications, not a peep, double checked every setting before the return trip and changed the coasting setting from early to late and still nothing... I must be doin...
by Knuttucks
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Coasting guide
Replies: 13
Views: 11438

Coasting guide

Hi,
Has anyone managed to get the coasting guide to work, I've tried repeatedly but to no avail?
by Knuttucks
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Fuel consumption
Replies: 65
Views: 26005

Re: Fuel consumption

It appears that, counterintuitively, you can use the A/C to heat/warm the car and it will run in EV mode more often than if the A/C is off. The 'driver only' setting does seem to also make a big difference to EV running. So on the regular hybrid at least, it would appear the best economy is achieve...
by Knuttucks
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Reversing sounder.
Replies: 3
Views: 6434

Re: Reversing sounder.

I have the sound as well, doesn't really bother me. It's obviously meant to happen, I assume its to make it a little more obvious that i'm moving in reverse in EV mode, possibly when reversing out of parking places. Whatever it is it's not annoying me yet.
by Knuttucks
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Fuel consumption
Replies: 65
Views: 26005

Re: Fuel consumption

Managed 56.3 mpg today on a run from Ludlow to Aberystwyth and back, twisty and hilly is the general description for the route. The trip there was as I would describe "normal pace" and in keeping with any traffic around me. The return trip was slightly more spirited as I had to be somewhere by a cer...
by Knuttucks
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Media unit stays on
Replies: 1
Views: 3250

Media unit stays on

Hi, An unusual observation. When I switch the car off the media unit continues to play until I open the drivers door - ok, I can deal with that even though I have never had it on any other vehicle but what is strange is the following... I opened the front passenger door, and pressed the ignition but...
by Knuttucks
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Media info screen
Replies: 6
Views: 4534

Re: Media info screen

niroal wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:25 pm
Perhaps it only come up once you register for Connected Services.
Could well be the case.
by Knuttucks
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Media info screen
Replies: 6
Views: 4534

Re: Media info screen

Hi knuttucks. Are u talking about the safety while driving message which briefly appears after startup? Yes this does disappear automatically if ignored. Not sure if this always came on from new but certainly after phone was paired h2onorth Hiya, Yes that's the one, I ignore it now and it goes away...
by Knuttucks
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Seat comfort
Replies: 8
Views: 5029

Re: Seat comfort

I had the Citroen for 6 months to use up the remaining time on a lease, prior to that I had a Hyundai i40 with leather seats for 3 years. The Niro leather seats are definitely much firmer than those in the i40 (narrower too).

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