KIA presented its crossover Niro at Geneva motor show

March 20, 2016 at 20:28

For the first time KIA Company has demonstrated Niro hybrid in Chicago earlier this year. And now South Korean car brand KIA has decided to present its hybrid crossover Niro within the motor show in Geneva. This information appeared in the western automotive publications.

2016 Hybrid Kia Niro image

2016 Hybrid Kia Niro image

According to published information, the car has received a hybrid power plant, which was previously installed in the model IONIQ. This power plant consists of a petrol atmospheric engine with a volume of 1.6 liters and it is able to develop 105 horsepower and an electric motor with 32 kW impact. Car battery has a capacity of 1.56 kWh. So the total car output is 141 horsepower. The motor will work with a 6-speed automatic gearbox, which is connected to the 2 clutch kits.

2017 Kia Niro modern interior photo

2017 Kia Niro modern interior photo

The car will be available in the European automotive market in the current year, so the brand will make of this model an affordable production version. The new model has low fuel consumption, as Niro is equipped with a so-called eco-system for driver assistance, which includes a feature indicating when to slow the car down. We note that now many automakers are actively developing hybrid models in the crossover segment.

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