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by Akula
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Niro hybrid electric range
Replies: 3
Views: 669

Re: Niro hybrid electric range

Hi I’m currently being offered a hybrid Niro as a company car. I currently have a diesel and have a great mph and am paid 38p a mile. I’m just interested to know what mileage the hybrid (non plugin) can achieve on electric only I’ve seen it as low as 2miles. Is this correct? Only the Plug in or e-N...
by Akula
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Best and Worst Thing About Your Niro
Replies: 25
Views: 5796

Re: Best and Worst Thing About Your Niro

I dont really mind too much about the heating/engine running etc , but why didnt they just put a heated front windscreen in the car ?? That wouldve satisfied me
by Akula
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Best and Worst Thing About Your Niro
Replies: 25
Views: 5796

Re: Best and Worst Thing About Your Niro

Re spare wheels, I had a bad experience in France a couple of years ago where a tyre was ripped. No way a can of squirt would have worked, but the Merc had a spacesaver spare which enabled us to complete that day's travel, and then spend the next day finding a new, high speed tyre. Four dealers !! ...
by Akula
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Fuel Consumption (PHEV)
Replies: 9
Views: 2897

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: 2897

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: 2897

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: 111
Views: 19838

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: 111
Views: 19838

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: 111
Views: 19838

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: 2633

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.

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