THE high gasoline prices along with the increasing fuel demand of the many vehicles that drive every day in cities, they constitute a huge financial burden. When, for example, a simple small or medium model burns nearby 8 liters/100 km on urban routes and petrol costs around €1.8/lt., way out every 100 km it’s close 14.5 euros.
The golden solution for fuel efficiency as well as driving comfort and power performance with electric drive, is the new Kia Niro Hybrid. It offers everything one wants from a new subcompact SUV and more.
Less than 4.5 l/100 km in the city
Many drivers cover several kilometers every day in cities, where low speeds and frequent stops increase fuel consumption. Contrary to what is true with conventional cars, hybrids The Kia Niro HEV uses less gasoline in urban environments, since up to 60-70 km / h, and depending on the gas load / battery power, it only goes with the current. So it can reach a consumption of less than 4.5 lt./100. The electric motor with 43.5 horses and 170 Nm of torque draws energy from an independent battery of 1.32 kWh. With the 1.6 GDI petrol engine of 105 hp and 147 Nm of torque (combined output of 141 hp and 265 Nm of torque) and a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the Niro HEV also achieves fast performance (0-100 km / h in 10.4 seconds). The real one is also very low combined consumption of 5.3 lt./100 kmwith CO2 emissions from 100 g/km, does not pay road tax and freely enters the Ring of Athens.
Comfort and confidence on the road
The first things a Kia Niro HEV driver sees on the road are a very good combination between comfort and grip. The details come from matching the third generation ‘K’ platform with high rigidity with independent suspension (multiple rear links) and careful sound insulation. The Niro’s perfect blend filters out most road imperfections, ensuring leisure trips. The front “listens” to the commands of the steering wheel without suffering from low complaints, while the rear also remains fixed on its contact with the road surface. The steering is direct and the brakes have excellent pedal feel, instant response and seminar engagement and energy saving.
Modern, spacious and quality interior
The uniquely designed Kia Niro has an equally modern interior, with all the comforts and conveniences. The One panel instrument panel and infotainment stands out at first glance, especially from the second edition Titanium and above with its two screens of 10.25 inches each. Special attention has been given to interior construction, where it has been used Soft and comfortable material and finish on every surface. Its good features also include width provided by the cabinet of the Kia Niro hybrid. In the back seat even the tallest will fit without compromise, as it provides a lot of air for the legs and head, as well as enough width that can be used. Enough is in his turn and luggage space 451 liters.
From 33,690 euros
The new Kia Niro HEV, despite its perfection, is offered in competitive price of 33,690 euros. In addition, its owner is happy 7 year factory warranty of Kia, co 5 years of free service. As for its standard equipment, the following are included: 8 airbags • Automatic emergency brake • Road maintenance • Automatic lower and upper beams • Infotainment with 8-inch touchscreen • Dual zone air conditioning • Electric windows front – rear • Electrically adjustable and folding mirrors • Rear parking sensors • Rear View Camera • 16-inch alloy wheels.