2016 arrival for all-new Kia Niro

The all-new Kia Niro is expected to be arriving in showrooms in the UK around July 2016. The low-emissions hyrbid crossover marks the development of Kia’s first dedicated eco-car platform.

The Niro will offer the practicality and appeal of a spacious crossover, together with the high fuel efficiency of an advanced hybrid power-train. Its attractive and modern design will make it stand out among conservatively-styled hybrid rivals.

Key Features

Stand-out Styling

  • Styled by Kia’s design centres in California, USA and Namyang, Korea
  • Practicality and aesthetic allure of a compact crossover, with sleek, aerodynamic body and subtly sculptured surfaces
  • Kia signature styling- ‘Tiger-nose’ grille and wide C-pillar
  • Designed for efficient aerodynamic performance whilst ensuring occupants enjoy generous interior space
  • Available with choice of seven colours with 16″ or 18″ alloy designs

Cabin

  • Follows the Kia trend of high quality, soft-touch materials throughout the interior
  • The instrument binnacle will feature a HMI (human-machine interface), will also incorporate switches for key driver assistive systems
  • The Niro will be available with a single-tone cabin, either in black or dark drey, and upholstered in cloth, cloth & leather or full genuine leather.

Advanced Hybrid Powertrain

  • The details: 1.6-litre ‘Kappa’ GDI engine- producing 105ps and 147 Nm toque- paired with a 32 kW electric motor and 1.56 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack, with a highly-efficient six-speed double-clutch transmission (6DCT)
  • Targeting: 89 g/km CO2

Infotainment

  • Kia’s latest Human Machine Interface (HMI) and a large 7.0- or 8.0-inch touchscreen will support Navigation, Bluetooth, Audio Connectivity and DAB Radio
  • It will be available with either a six-speaker audio system or a new eight-speaker audio from JBL
  • The new Niro will adopt Kia’s Connected Services, powered by TomTom. It includes live traffic updates, speed camera locations, points of interest and weather forecasts.
  • It will be the first Kia model to feature Andriod Auto, which will contect the car with smartphone apps and fucntions
  • Wireless Phone Charger will also be available

Latest Hazard Avoidance Technologies

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Blind Sport Detection
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

 

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