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by AlanHo
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: What Colour Niro?
Replies: 18
Views: 22667

Re: What Colour Niro?

I ordered a white Niro 2 with ADAP on 24th October with a proviso that if delivery is after 1st April 2017 the order is cancelled and I will keep my 2015 Venga 3 auto. The dealer claims to be struggling to get a build or delivery date.
by AlanHo
Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: NIro comparison.
Replies: 5
Views: 4614

Re: NIro comparison.

Using the gear ratios stated in the Niro brochure for the two tyre sizes used on the Niro, I calculate that the speeds in each gear at 2500 rpm engine revs are as follows ............... 205 60 R16........225 45 R18 Gear 1..... 11 mph............11.2 mph Gear 2..... 19 mph............19.3 mph Gear 3...
by AlanHo
Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Thinking about it
Replies: 3
Views: 3336

Re: Thinking about it

You need a Niro 1 or Niro 2 which have 16" wheels to get the best economy. The Niro 3 and First Edition have 18" wheels which give a harder ride and reduce economy by a goodly chunk..
by AlanHo
Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: NIro comparison.
Replies: 5
Views: 4614

Re: NIro comparison.

A factor critical to me is the ease of getting in and out for us oldies with limited bendability. A high seated car with wide doors is a must. The Toyota fails. That's why I have ordered a Niro Things like drag factor, kerb weight and top speed are only of academic interest to me. Comfort, ease of d...
by AlanHo
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Soon To Be New NIro Owner
Replies: 2
Views: 3706

Soon To Be New NIro Owner

I ordered a new Niro 2 ADAP in Flat White last week and will be part exchanging my 2015 12 month old Venga 3 6 speed auto. The dealer has yet to give me a delivery forecast for the NIro. I suspect it will be a long wait - but I made the deal conditional on it arriving before the end of March for VED...