2017 Kia Niro SX Touring
New wheels! At delivery. 13 kms.
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
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.