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Kia Niro 2016.

Kia Niro 2016. A new crossover hybrid Kia.

New Cars 2016 photos and prices.

Kia Niro 2016. New, exclusive hybrid model crossover Kia Niro 2016-2017 model year presented as a world premiere at the Chicago Auto Show February 11, 2016, as a pioneer of a new class of vehicles — Hybrid Utility Vehicle (SUV Hybrid). The new crossover hybrid Kia Niro is the result of joint work of designers Californian design center Kia engineers and research center in Namyang (South Korea).

Compact crossover Niro is built on Hyundai Kia Automotive Group of the latest hybrid platform, which is also the basis of a new hybrid car Hyundai Ioniq. The sales of the new compact crossover Kia Niro with hybrid power plant will start in the end of the 2016, but so far only in the market of North America.

In Europe and Russia to buy a new product will be available only in 2017, the European premiere of new items planned hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. Price Kia Niro will be known immediately before the start of sales. In the meantime, we offer our readers photos and videos Kia Niro, specifications and level of equipment complete sets.

The design of the exterior body of the new hybrid model of the Korean manufacturer is modern, stylish and original. Crossover looks fit and athletic, and a low drag coefficient of aerodynamic resistance of the body to 0.29 Cx confirms our words.

Athletic body style trends with inflated side surfaces organically combined with the compact front and rear overhangs, large wheel arches, sloping roofline with a strong C-pillar and compact stern. Add the car in front of solidity large almond-shaped headlamps with neat corners LED daytime running lights, branded false radiator grille «tiger nose» of the Kia, powerful bumpers with large foglights.

And at the rear, chic ceiling marker lamps with LED beautiful graphics, tailgate spoiler and topped by a neat bumper with stylish accents. Crossover-hybrid Kia comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels with its sleek design and pattern tires Michelin 225 / 45R18.


External body dimensions constitute Kia Niro 4355 mm long, 1800 mm wide, 1535 mm height 2700 mm wheelbase.
When creating hybrid models by the manufacturer before a difficult task to achieve the lowest possible curb weight of the car body.

It is no secret that the hybrid propulsion system with batteries weigh more than traditional internal combustion engines. Kia representatives assure that the design platform and body structure of the power trends about 53% of ultra high strength steel (most of the elements of the bottom, side skirts, front and middle pillar, roof and base frame, even chairs).

The use of a super high-strength steel (Advanced High Strength Steel) manufacturer is not limited, and sets on a hybrid model crossover suspension parts, hood and roof made of aluminum, the parking brake lever is made of plastic reinforced with fiberglass. The only pity is that accurate data on the curb weight of the body Kia Niro Korean company does not disclose.


The structure of a hybrid power plant, installed at the new Korean crossover, part petrol four-cylinder engine series Kappa -1.6 GDI capacity of 103 forces (Atkinson Cycle technology) paired with an electric capacity of 46 horses (total return install 146 hp 195 Nm).

Thrust to the front wheels is transmitted via a robotic gearbox 6 DCT with two clutch disks. Rechargeable lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 1.56 kWh located under the second row seats. The manufacturer claims an average fuel consumption — 4.7 liters.

Interior of a new hybrid crossover Korean full five-seater and a high quality service to place the driver and four passengers. Fortunately the size of the wheel base of 2700 mm and a well thought-out layout allows to allocate sufficient space and the installation of compact batteries under the rear seats provide an acceptable amount of luggage.

Manufacturer announces a fantastic class by the standards of sound and noise isolation cabin, through the use of new technologies and materials, the low level of aerodynamic noise.


Available automatic blowing hot air of glass, an advanced climate control system that regulates the flow of air into the cabin from the outside, multimedia system UVO3 with 7-inch color screen (Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi), cruise control works in coordination with the system navigation, 9-Th airbags.

And, of course, a huge range of modern security systems and electronic helpers — Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Lane Departure Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking.



New Korean crossover Kia Niro loudly called the firstborn class SUV hybrid (Hybrid Utility Vehicle). But in fact the car is psevdokrossoverom with front-wheel drive. So leave the asphalt behind the wheel Autonovelties strongly discouraged.

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