Eight things to know about the Kia Niro

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Crossovers and hybrids are all the rage. By combining the two the new Niro makes an very interesting addition to the Kia Line-up writes Geraldine Herbert

  1. First shown at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, the Niro is a low-emissions hybrid crossover.
  2. The New Kia Niro will arrive in the UK in the Autumn
  3. At 4.35 metres the new Niro is longer than the Cee’d (4.31 metres) but shorter than the Sportage (4.48 metres)
  4. Prices are as yet unconfirmed but we would expect the new crossover in the Kia range to start around £20,000 – 22,000
  5. The car is front-wheel drive only and comes with a six-speed automatic gearbox.
  6. Kia are not skimping on equipment and standard goodies are likely to include, Sat Nav with Android Auto, Full Leather Heated, Dual Aircon with Rain Sensor, Lane Keep Assist, LED front and rear lights and Privacy Glass
  7. CO2 emissions are just 88 grams.
  8. As expected the Niro is frugal and the 1.6-litre petrol engine and electric motor uses 3.8 litres of fuel for every 100 km of driving.

 

For more information on the new Niro check out Kia Motors UK or the Kia Motors UK Facebook page.

 

Geraldine Herbert

13th July, 2016

 

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Motoring journalist Geraldine Herbert is the founder of wheelsforwomen. A jury member for the International Women’s World Car of the Year, she has been a motoring journalist for over ten years and is the motoring expert for Good Housekeeping Magazine and their “Women at the Wheel” section of goodhousekeeing.co.uk. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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