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by AlanW55
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Saving Tours in satnav
Replies: 1
Views: 3798

Re: Saving Tours in satnav

I've been looking for that option myself, it doesn't seem to be possible.
by AlanW55
Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Intelligent speed limit warning system
Replies: 3
Views: 4245

Re: Intelligent speed limit warning system

If you want to be warned if you go over the speed limit, I suggest you use the speed limiter which actually does what it "says on the tin". Mind you, if you're going downhill, it doesn't stop you exceeding the set speed, but just bongs away merrily until you apply the brakes, or the left p...
by AlanW55
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Intelligent speed limit warning system
Replies: 3
Views: 4245

Intelligent speed limit warning system

Not at all sure why this system is called "intelligent". All it seems to do is display the speed limit as the car passes a speed limit sign. It doesn't change the speed limiter or the cruise control setting. Insofar as it is interlinked with the sat nav, neither does it forewarn of an upco...
by AlanW55
Thu Sep 02, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Reset service interval notice
Replies: 1
Views: 4615

Re: Reset service interval notice

Are you sure it's not there, you have to scroll down as there are more options than can fit on one page. The mileage and time interval can both be adjusted if the option is on. To maintain the warranty the service should take place annually or 10,000 miles whichever comes first. If you only want to ...
by AlanW55
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Tyre Repair Kit Expiry Date - ??
Replies: 2
Views: 5748

Re: Tyre Repair Kit Expiry Date - ??

There is an expiry date label on the sealant bottle, mine is 09 2021 like yours. Whether or not you believe the sealant deteriorates is a personal choice. I'm going to get a space saver wheel.
by AlanW55
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Finally figured out front sensors
Replies: 3
Views: 5948

Re: Finally figured out front sensors

Yes, I've replicated what you did by slowly moving the gear lever from P to D. The front sensors came on, presumably because the lever was in the R position long enough. I've never noticed this before because I move the lever more quickly through R and it doesn't switch the sensors on. I agree the f...
by AlanW55
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Finally figured out front sensors
Replies: 3
Views: 5948

Re: Finally figured out front sensors

In my 4+ years of Niro ownership, I have only ever observed the front sensors to switch on automatically when I select reverse gear. Then both rear and front sensors are on, useful in a parallel parking scenario. I'm not sure therefore about your statement "every time I have pulled out of the g...
by AlanW55
Fri May 28, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV driving modes
Replies: 5
Views: 10977

Re: PHEV driving modes

Lewis, back to your original question, EV forces electric only, HEV forces mainly engine assisted occasionally by electric, AUTO lets the car select whichever mode is appropriate for the driving conditions based on the mysterious KIA algorithm!
by AlanW55
Fri May 28, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV driving modes
Replies: 5
Views: 10977

Re: PHEV driving modes

What size wheels on your PHEV?. I can get 61-63mpg on 18" wheels in my HEV on a 70mph motorway run, but believe the 16" wheels with narrower tyres give around an extra 10-15% better mpg. Selecting Sport in my HEV at 70mph on a level road or downhill usually shows 6th gear, but when climbin...
by AlanW55
Thu May 27, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Update Niro V Qashqai
Replies: 4
Views: 6188

Re: Update Niro V Qashqai

I'm taking delivery of a HEV 4 in September so will be able to comment then how I find obstructed view of the 7" display through the steering wheel, I'm like you regarding hand positions. (Our second HEV, we love the car) The engine keeps running for the first couple of miles to get up to tempe...