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by dmrodgers
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Kia
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: New to Kia

The ideal answer would be like on the VW Golf where the camera is behind the badge and this flips up when the car goes into reverse returning to the closed position when in forward motion. KIA badge on tailgate ideally located to do the same unless VW have patented the technology.
by dmrodgers
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Steering wheel squeaking when heated
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: Steering wheel squeaking when heated

Not noticed it and have used my heated steering wheel quite a bit earlier this year and in the past two weeks in the mornings. Suggest you have the dealer check it out under warrenty.
by dmrodgers
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Best and Worst Thing About Your Niro
Replies: 16
Views: 3153

Re: Best and Worst Thing About Your Niro

Yes the PHEV comes with a tyre repair kit which is fine for a simple puncture. I've not heard of a loan tyre service but there is 12 months RAC cover included with the car. KIA Assist in conjunction with the RAC has the loan tyre option. If the tyre is beyond a tyre repair using the foam kit the RA...
by dmrodgers
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Android Auto and wireless charging
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: Android Auto and wireless charging

It's the next generation of head units, only a very few currently on the market, which allow Android Auto and Apple Carplay to connect wirelessly. Unfortunately no Kia head unit currently has this facility so you are still stuck with a wired connection if you wish to use Andriod auto irrespective of...
by dmrodgers
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: Kia Niro - UK Pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 7273

Re: Kia Niro - UK Pictures

our 'Graphite' Niro, love the car, 12 months trouble free motoring and excellent mpg at motorway speeds.
by dmrodgers
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 1307

Re: Hello

Your updates for Sat nav are free for seven yrs Plz check with kia website So heaven's knows why they are charging you to do it This is the official reply from KIA UK re map updates. Kia UK are delighted to announce the release of the latest map and software updates for all factory fitted head unit...
by dmrodgers
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Emergency braking feature
Replies: 6
Views: 3355

Re: Emergency braking feature

I can confirm that the emergency braking does work as I had an issue with a car pulling out from a side road, the driver obviously not seeing me and the car within a split second applied the brake to avoid what could have been a collision. So from my point highly pleased that the detection system wo...
by dmrodgers
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Niro CarPlay
Replies: 9
Views: 3909

Re: Niro CarPlay

Had no issues on my 6 month of Niro using Apple Car Play, as soon as my iPhone is plug in via a cable a message displays on the screen 'bluetooth disconnected'. If you are not receiving this message on screen it does sound like something is wrong with the connection. Do you know if you have the late...
by dmrodgers
Tue May 15, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Paint quality - ocean blue metallic
Replies: 3
Views: 3377

Re: Paint quality - ocean blue metallic

Have a six month old Niro 4 in Graphite which has done some 4000 miles and have noticed a number of small pit marks on the front bumper especially around the corner edges where the base undercoat is showing through. As previosly noted these will not polish out and look like they have been caused by ...
by dmrodgers
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Speed warning on sat nav
Replies: 5
Views: 1468

Re: Speed warning on sat nav

All that is needed to activate speed camera warnings is to activate Personal Hotspot in the phone settings. Your phone will then connect to the SatNav unit and give your warnings when approaching speed cameras. This will however use data on your phone so unless you have a good monthly data allowance...

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