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by Akula
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Fuel Consumption (PHEV)
Replies: 9
Views: 1679

Re: Fuel Consumption (PHEV)

Is it something that could be fitted aftermarket ? I wouldnt mind spending a few hundred quid if there is anything out there ?
by Akula
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Fuel Consumption (PHEV)
Replies: 9
Views: 1679

Re: Fuel Consumption (PHEV)

I have done about 22 miles overall today , and done it all in HEV mode and am up to about 50mpg from the initial 22.4 , so just assuming that the cold start used the majority of the petrol , also this was all start/stop city driving.
by Akula
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Fuel Consumption (PHEV)
Replies: 9
Views: 1679

Fuel Consumption (PHEV)

Just wondering how some of the guys who have new phevs are getting on with the HEV mode consumption . I done a 2.3 mile this morning , heaters on full heat but only on the first fan strength basically to keep the windows clear and my average mpg was 24.2 . I know the engine is new , think ive done a...
by Akula
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lead time/waiting time
Replies: 96
Views: 14295

Re: Lead time/waiting time

Ah thanks , checked there it was empty so no doubt its been cleared.
by Akula
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lead time/waiting time
Replies: 96
Views: 14295

Re: Lead time/waiting time

Where did you guys get the info of when the car was first turned on ? Someone mentioned it , ive played with all the setting but couldnt find it.
by Akula
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lead time/waiting time
Replies: 96
Views: 14295

Re: Lead time/waiting time

Well , after a near 7 month wait (a week short) my Niro is due to be delivered tomorrow.

Absolutely crazy that some people who ordered 5 or 6 weeks later than me already have them , but hey ho. Its been great reading everyones first impressions
by Akula
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Switching to HEV from EV
Replies: 7
Views: 1490

Re: Switching to HEV from EV

The car cant be designed to cope with that though , its a basic internal combustion engine , which would mean cold oil and sudden rapidly moving internals.
by Akula
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lead time/waiting time
Replies: 96
Views: 14295

Re: Lead time/waiting time

When was yours ordered again mate ?
by Akula
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lead time/waiting time
Replies: 96
Views: 14295

Re: Lead time/waiting time

Eventually got the news i had been waiting for , for 6.5 month. The car i ordered on 24th April , has arrived at the dealer so phoned them today , getting delivered next tuesday.
by Akula
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Using Economy 7 electricity to charge Niro PHEV
Replies: 13
Views: 2144

Re: Using Economy 7 electricity to charge Niro PHEV

........ and it is defrosted ready to go in the morning. I didnt think the heating worked via the electric ? I thought the engine needed to be running ? how does this work on the Niro ?? I think the Soul had an mobile app where if it was on charge you could set the interior temp while it was on cha...

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