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by radar2018
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Space saver spare wheel
Replies: 3
Views: 7549

Re: Space saver spare wheel

Provided it is a one of these "funny wheels" which have a name I cannot remember you can drive in an emergency, the wheel is usually yellow and there is speed limit on it and distance. otherwise all wheels have to be the same size
by radar2018
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Niro Driver
Replies: 2
Views: 1259

Re: New Niro Driver

Is the "Auto steering / line following " and " lane departure warning / control" not the same thing , on one hand you state that it is good and on the other you want it switched of permanently.
I thought it was the same on the HEV and PHEV
by radar2018
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Radio issues with new Niro 4
Replies: 1
Views: 3257

Re: Radio issues with new Niro 4

This is the price of progress, thirty years ago I had radio that worked all day long without dropping out, now it seems like it cuts out if I drive past a tree, admittedly the quality is better now when it is working. Mine even curs out when I am stationary. If someone can tell me what I am doing wr...
by radar2018
Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here, so Hi all
Replies: 6
Views: 2604

Re: New here, so Hi all

The first dealer would not do it when they did my service, so I had to go to a second one to gat update. I am upset about this, as apparently abroad this is part of the service, when I was told it was not.
by radar2018
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here, so Hi all
Replies: 6
Views: 2604

Re: New here, so Hi all

I agree about WAZE, used that before I got update, however WAZE did let me down in GLASGOW , missed airport car park by 1/2 mile, but yes I do find it very good otherwise
by radar2018
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here, so Hi all
Replies: 6
Views: 2604

Re: New here, so Hi all

The updates are free but you have to pay £25 as set by Kia to have them installed by the dealer unless you can like me have them install FOC when having a service. How far did you have to twist their arm to get a free update? a little way or full force. I tried and failed the first one would not do...
by radar2018
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: What size SD card is advisable for the sat/nav etc. in the Niro hybrid
Replies: 7
Views: 8934

Re: What size SD card is advisable for the sat/nav etc. in the Niro hybrid

There are 2 ways to update the sat nav, sd card or USB stick, My car has SD card
by radar2018
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Kia e-Niro
Topic: Any E-Niro cars delivered in the UK yet ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1352

Re: Any E-Niro cars delivered in the UK yet ?

There is one standing at the kia dealer, if I remember right it has a 19 plate
by radar2018
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: MPG
Replies: 8
Views: 4467

Re: MPG

Does the HEV have a history page, where it shows the MPG for all journeys for months past or is that only for PHEV.

I find that most useful.
by radar2018
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: MPG
Replies: 8
Views: 4467

Re: MPG

MPG just like most cars, at least my 2018 phev is, there is quite a lot of owner selection.

The main figure on the PHEV is how many miles remaining, but I suppose the is not relevant on HEV