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by John pell
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Niro New to Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Re: New to Niro New to Forum

I dont go to the shop very often it was an example. I have 2 border collies that are put 3 times a day I average around 20000 steps a day hope this complies with the life style you think I should be leading.
by John pell
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Niro New to Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Re: New to Niro New to Forum

Haha The handbook is bigger than the bible. If I am at traffic lights etc just the foot brake. If stuck for longer periods the parking brake. Have no tips on eco driving but MPG is not as good in these cold conditions. Best I have got is 63mpg but if I only go to the shop and back around a mile it s...
by John pell
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3388

Re: Sat Nav

Radar
By your last comment I take it you have a PHEV
I am not rich enough to be able to afford one. I also would not see the benifit of the extra ££££. But I would like one may be next time or perhaps in the next couple of years a full electric that can get me from here to cornwall on a single charge
by John pell
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3388

Re: Sat Nav

The engine from start up runs longer than before the charge goes over 3/4 full before the engine cuts out. The battery has only dropped below 1/2 full once by 1 bar It is a bit like the battery behaves in sport but it is in eco. Once it has got to the 1 bar over 3/4 it seems to be as before except a...
by John pell
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3388

Re: Sat Nav

Fair comment In the end I took the car to a kia dealer in Milton Keynes as they could look at it on the Saturday 5th October. They replaced the SD card and also updated the maps to the latest version. They also done other software updates one of which I think was to do with how the battery charges a...
by John pell
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Kia Dealers.. Good..Bad ..or Indifferent?
Replies: 7
Views: 6766

Re: Kia Dealers.. Good..Bad ..or Indifferent?

Why did you have to bring Brexit up in a car forum ???
by John pell
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: steering wheel controls
Replies: 4
Views: 1158

Re: steering wheel controls

Hi
I pretty sure the radio volume control on the steering wheel does not light up
by John pell
Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3388

Re: Sat Nav

I have come to terms with having to wait a month now. I have put my thoughts on the dealers review page. The latest on it is it now tries to load and then says SD card incompatible insert correct SD card. I drove home from cornwall yesterday with Google maps through android auto and got fed up with ...
by John pell
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Sat Nav
Replies: 12
Views: 3388

Re: Sat Nav

Tried the reset button no luck all I get is check SD card so would think it is the SD card faulted will have to wait now until the 15th of October for main dealer to look at it.

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