Kia is going to launch its one of the most awaited fleet in the form of 2017 Kia Niro, which is assumed to be a hybrid model. The designers are anticipated that they will thrill their buyers with this new SUV. The Korean manufacturer Kia is all set to introduce their new car in different international markets, for example in South Asian countries, North America, and Europe. It is also hoped that this compact crossover will bring them tremendous success.
Exterior and Interior Design in new 2017 Kia Niro
- Lighter exterior.
- Modern LED technology.
- Installed with front-wheel drive and all-wheel, drive setup.
There are some spy shots released and as per that it seems that the new Kia Niro quite resembles KX3. Sources also say that it also resembles with Kia’s another car Kia Sportage. The designers have worked hard and constructed its body lighter compared to its previous model. The front grille of 2017 Kia Niro has been improved with a prominent logo of Kia SUV. In this new version of 2017 Kia Niro, headlights are redesigned that will provide an exciting look to its front fascia. Modern LED technology has been used for all the lights being fitted in its exterior. The kia niro will arrive with modern fog lights and redesigned rear lights.
- Bucket seat with leather finish.
- Modern infotainment system with audio equipment installed.
- Luxurious cabin.
It is speculated that Kia Niro will have some outstanding interior features installed with. The seats are heated and ventilated bucket seat with a leather finish along with power lumbar support and adjustable seats. This car is equipped with a one-touch window, adaptive cruise control, touch screen tachometer, large touch screen infotainment system with satellite navigation. The audio system is equipped with eight speakers with twin subwoofer, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, satellite radio, AUX and Hands-free system. Undoubtedly, Kia’s most prominent competitor is Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, which is straighter in its styling and packaging. Apart from that, there are some other brands which can give a tough competition to Kia like Renault, Nissan in Europe and Tesla in the US.
2017 Kia Niro – Engine Specifications and Fuel Economy
- 6-liter Atkinson Cycle four-cylinder engine with electric motor.
- Seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
- Lithium-ion battery.
- 90g/km CO2 emissions rating.
- Achieved 50 mpg rating.
It is predicted by some experts that 2017 Kia Niro will be incorporated with Atkinson-cycle 1.6 l 4-cylinder engine that can produce 105 hp with 108 pound-feet of torque. As of now nothing has been officially revealed by the company but still it is believed that this new 2017 Kia Niro will deliver excellent mileage to its buyers and will be remembered for long. A 32-kilowatt electric motor and a 1.56-kilowatt lithium-polymer battery pack have been installed under the hood of this new vehicle to generate uninterrupted power supply and speed. Manufacturers have combined a stylish design along with greater fuel economy compared to its rivals and it has achieved a target of 90g/Km CO2 emissions rating.
2017 Kia Niro Expected Price and Date of Launch
Ranges from $17,995 to $22,000. The new Kia Niro 2017 expected in the first quarter of 2017. Nothing much has been revealed by the company, but according to the sources there is some possible release date are scheduled, they are:
- Canada 2016 Canadian International Auto Show (12-21 Feb. 2016)
- Europe: Geneva Motor Show (3-13 March 2016)