The Korean company has presented a new bright crossover Kia Niro

February 21, 2014 at 19:50

Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show Kia Niro concept demonstrates the willingness of the Korean company to enter the market subcompact crossovers. Concept will go into series – Launch is scheduled for 2015 – and must compete with Nissan Juke.The three-door crossover is still in the concept stage. However, according to sources of the portal, the production version is not far off. Thus, the Korean automaker will be released in a fast growing segment of subcompact crossover.

Kia Niro front photo

Kia Niro front photo


The future Niro will replace the current model on the market Venga MPV, which likely will not receive updates. Kia Niro is based on a shortened platform Kia cee’d. As stated by the manufacturer, the car will receive” an innovative propulsion system.” According to sources, it will be a powerful 1.6 -liter GDI petrol engine with a drive to the front axle in combination with an electric motor, placed on the rear axle.

Kia Niro back pic

Kia Niro back pic

Total power of the motors should be approximately 246-hp. About the same installation was on the concept of Provo, showcased at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year. In addition, Kia said that if Niro will go into production, then it will be available effective 1- liter turbocharged petrol engine. Appearance of Kia Niro is normal for the concept and eccentric for serial machines.

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