Kia’s all new hybrid crossover, the Niro, has been popping up all around the country in dealership showrooms. You probably already know that it is estimated to get 50 miles per gallon, that is has all of Kia’s advanced technology and safety features and that it doesn’t look like your typical hybrid vehicle. Here’s a more in-depth look at what the 2017 Kia Niro has in store for you.
There is nothing holding the 2017 Niro back. Targeted to have an estimated 50mpg combined, makes it one impressive fuel-efficient crossover vehicle. The Niro features an all new, high-efficiency 1.6L GDI 4-cylinder engine with smooth transitioning 6-speed dual clutch automatic transmission that offers the driving feel you wouldn’t expect of a hybrid. Included is an intelligent console that keeps you connected and in control of Niro’s energy distribution and fuel economy.
On the outside the Niro has a wide low stance, sleek dark trim, and available High-Intensity Discharge projector beam headlights, which pushes the limits of what a hybrid can be. The Niro is designed to be aerodynamic with sculpted clean lines to minimize drag, strategically placed vents that allow air to pass through the front bumper, and an undercarriage built to let air exit smoothly and efficiently. Kia has added new colors to the Niro model line Deep Cerulean Blue, Gravity Blue, Rich Espresso andTemptation Red were added to the standard black, silver and white options.
Loaded with driver-focused features and amenities that deliver personalized comfort, driving any distance in the Niro is the ultimate enjoyment. Inside the Niro boasts heated and ventilated front seats, available heated steering wheel, and find the most comfortable position with the 10-Way Power Adjustable Drivers seat with available Integrated Memory Seat. Not only does the Niro have a ton of exterior color options, the interior has just as many. With six modern styles in cloth, leather or a combination of the two, in colors including charcoal, gray and two-tone color options. Ample cargo in the crossover vehicle are always a plus! The Niro has split folding rear seats, hidden storage compartment under the cargo area and a cargo cover to keep your belongings out of sight.
UVO is the ultimate co-pilot, delivering instant access to entertainment and informational features while you drive. Connect your smart phone to the touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Both platforms offer connectivity for music, hands-free phone calls and text messaging, navigation and other apps. Apple CarPlay also has Siri integration, for navigation and other hands-free commands. The 2017 Niro also offers Bluetooth wireless technology to connect with other devices and has steering-wheel-mounted controls and advanced voice recognition.
If convenience is what you are seeking, look no further than the Niro. The Niro is jam packed with available driver-assistive technologies to transform your drive. Technologies like Smart Cruise Control, Standard Rear-Camera Display, Parking Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Detection, and Autonomous Emergency Braking are that features that Kia has implemented in the Niro to give you peace of mind while on the road. Plus distinctive audio with available 11 Speaker Harmon Kardon Surround System and multiple charging options, including wireless, makes for a better environment for both drivers and passengers.
Like every Kia model, the Niro is engineered to protect and built with your safety always in mind. Featuring advanced active and passive safety systems, the Niro makes you feel safe and in control behind the wheel. In the event of an impact, the Niro surrounds you in safety with six standard airbags, including dual front, front-seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags. Every Niro comes with active safety controls such as anti-lock brakes, and vehicle stability management which help reduce skidding and offers increased control in harsh driving conditions.