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by radar2018
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Kia e-Niro
Topic: Any E-Niro cars delivered in the UK yet ?
Replies: 1
Views: 71

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: 7
Views: 538

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: 7
Views: 538

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
by radar2018
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV - over-revving and using petrol whist in Electric mode
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: PHEV - over-revving and using petrol whist in Electric mode

Press the "off" button below the demister button, for some reason there is something "on " even though there are no indicator lights on, pressing this button on my car immediatly stops the engine running
by radar2018
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Engine running in EV mode
Replies: 6
Views: 1370

Re: Engine running in EV mode

That is a valid point, petrol does go off, in a car how long would it take to make a significant difference?

The longest I have gone without using petrol would be about 12 weeks, I did not think about degradation , but the fact that I was transporting a significant weight about needlessly
by radar2018
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: ICE running on PHEV
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: ICE running on PHEV

While they is condensation on the windscreen , a blast from the demister clears it in about 30 seconds, then I just close the fan down to 1 and it keeps the windscreen clear, and the engine does not run.

I am not a fan (Pun )of having hot air blown over me so the seat does grand
by radar2018
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: ICE running on PHEV
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: ICE running on PHEV

Press the "OFF" button below the demister button, that is what I do
by radar2018
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3396

Re: Sat Nav

Yes John I have a PHEV but I also have solar panels, I would not have bought it if I could not charge it fully in summer and about half in winter from solar. It works quite well for us as we live between our 2 nearest towns and can visit both there and back on a charge. when on holiday or longer jou...
by radar2018
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3396

Re: Sat Nav

I am sorry for asking the question,somehow I had not noticed that you run an HEV
by radar2018
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Silly question maybe ??
Replies: 3
Views: 952

Re: Silly question maybe ??

In that position I think, you wil be obliged to change the name " SELF CHARGING"

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