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by Dennis10
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Economy??
Replies: 12
Views: 1251

Re: Economy??

Please don't despair with one or two low MPG readings which are quite easy to achieve during the winter and particularly if you do short runs when the engine has not fully got up to temperature. I have a Niro 4 and depending on the type of journey often get figures over 60MPG particularly having res...
by Dennis10
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Tailgate Rattle
Replies: 2
Views: 2227

Tailgate Rattle

Having recently bought a new Niro 4 I like everyone else was instantly delighted with it, except for 2 annoying rattles! The first turned out to be a pair of glasses in the holder by the sun visor (my fault) the second an annoying occasional rattle from the tailgate. After some investigation and ext...
by Dennis10
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Niro 4 Hybrid
Replies: 7
Views: 1504

Re: New to Niro 4 Hybrid

So I had further look for the occasional tailgate rattle and i think I have come up with a solution! Appears there are 2 small 'bump' type rubbers on the tailgate designed to hold the door still one either side. I have found that they are in-fact adjustable and mine were screwed right in (ie the sma...
by Dennis10
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Niro 4 Hybrid
Replies: 7
Views: 1504

Re: New to Niro 4 Hybrid

(Toyota refer to their planetary transmission as an eCVT drive .) Duly noted, a very clever system which I am sure is very efficient compared to a standard type of auto gearbox as it should keep the engine revving at the best speed for the throttle setting. However the 6 speed DCT transmission on th...
by Dennis10
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Niro 4 Hybrid
Replies: 7
Views: 1504

New to Niro 4 Hybrid

I have now had my Niro 4 for month or so and I have to say, what a joy it is to drive! Having traded in a more powerful Diesel automatic I was a little concerned but this has proved unfounded as I get use to driving it in a different way. The salesman told me this would be a real learning curve in o...

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