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by JOL54
Sat May 05, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: elec drive question
Replies: 7
Views: 5811

Re: elec drive question

PHEV owner. Yes it does change - motor drives through gearbox. I presume that it makes better use of lower rev torque and optimises range?? My guess anyway! Done 2800 miles in 2 1/2 months - love it. Generally showing 300+ mpg as work commute 28 miles so often no petrol used especially now it is war...
by JOL54
Tue May 01, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Home Charger
Replies: 10
Views: 7515

Re: Home Charger

Have had a Rolec 7kw fitted and works a treat. Same charging time as the chargemaster etc on the street.

Into 3rd month and great car. Apart that is from the brakes not releasing when nearly stopped and U want to keep going.
by JOL54
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: 6 weeks in....so what's it like?
Replies: 10
Views: 7356

Re: 6 weeks in....so what's it like?

Sorry - how do I enlarge map.................
by JOL54
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: 6 weeks in....so what's it like?
Replies: 10
Views: 7356

Re: 6 weeks in....so what's it like?

PHEV3 now nearly 2000 miles. Overall very pleased. Work commute 14 each way done on elec. (Charge up at work). Brakes not releasing when nearly coming to a halt and then accelerating my biggest problem -takes seconds to release. See other posting. Anyone else found this? Overall mpg showing 243, whi...
by JOL54
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Trip settings
Replies: 8
Views: 5597

Re: Trip settings

And also Temperature. 7 total.
by JOL54
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Trip settings
Replies: 8
Views: 5597

Re: Trip settings

Mine shows, Accumulated and Drive in that list.
by JOL54
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Trip settings
Replies: 8
Views: 5597

Re: Trip settings

Have 'Drive' and 'Accumulated' - presume that is the 2 trip recorders referred to.
by JOL54
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Trip settings
Replies: 8
Views: 5597

Re: Trip settings

Thanks - on 4/70 it shows Trip A/B Av speed AB or does that refer to the instrument type?
by JOL54
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Trip settings
Replies: 8
Views: 5597

Trip settings

Has anyone worked out how to get 'A' and 'B' trip settings please? Handbook says it has A and B but I cannot find it!!
by JOL54
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: 6 weeks in....so what's it like?
Replies: 10
Views: 7356

Re: 6 weeks in....so what's it like?

Have had mine 5 weeks now and 1300 miles. Love it and last 2 weeks not used any petrol, showing 999 mpg! Plug in at work and in eve each day. Use heated seat and steering wheel. Downsides - hill start assist dodgy - rolls back sometimes and brakes bit odd on lifting foot off pedal - seems to stay on...

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