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2017 Kia Niro SX Touring

New wheels! At delivery. 13 kms.

Ocean Blue

 

My first wheels in 1958 was a 1937 Morris 8

 

80 years of progress

 

The 2017 Kia Niro was unveiled at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. A subcompact "hybrid utility vehicle" positioned below the Kia Sportage, the Niro uses an all-new hybrid powertrain producing altogether 139 hp, and returns a fuel economy of 43 to 50 miles per US gallon (5.5 to 4.7 L/100 km) thanks to its usage of lightweight materials such as high-strength steel and aluminum. Its battery has a capacity of 1.56 kWh and a weight of 33 kg.

 

The exterior design, described as "un-hybrid" by Kia, is more conventional compared to those of other hybrid cars, due to Kia's belief that a hybrid vehicle does not have to sacrifice attractive design for fuel efficiency, according to Kia Motors America vice president Orth Hedrick. A plug-in version will be offered later on as well

 

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www.fuelly.com/car/kia/niro/2017/c2100/625284

 

 

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VANCOUVER, March 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, at the Vancouver International Auto Show, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) announced 2018 Canadian Green Utility Vehicle of the Year.

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Taken on June 3, 2017