2016 Kia Niro Hybrid Review

Kia keeps hitting the automobile market with new models every now and then, and it looks like the upcoming model will be one of the fastest-growing vehicle segments. The 2016 Kia Niro Hybrid will be similar to KX3 Concept that was first released in 2014. However, its design cues will be a bit different from that of KX3 Concept. Regarding styles and practicality, the automakers of this car are determined to offer buyers with everything they wish for from a compact SUV. This new hybrid will be released on the European and US markets. Also, to provide buyers with choices to select from, the automobile will come in different colors.

2016 Kia Niro Hybrid front

2016 Kia Niro Hybrid – A lot of New Features:

When it comes to the exterior design of the 2016 Kia Niro Hybrid, the model will ride on a small form similar to that found in the Sportage model. This will allow engineers and automakers to give the car both in front and all-wheel drive setups, making it relatively inexpensive as compared to when constructed as a particularly composed car. Huge tail lights similar to those found on the first Niro model will be installed at the back of this car. The car will come with 16-inches front wheels and 17-inches rear wheels. Also, LED daytime running lights will be equipped to this vehicle, while Xenon lights will be offered as an option to the users. This means that this mini auto will come with new lights, both up front and on the back. The car will feature Korean trademark grille. Its stance will be lower than that in other compact crossovers. Additionally, the car will come with flat roofline and larger rear quarter windows.

The 2016 Kia Niro Hybrid is a car that people not have the opportunity to look upon. We will assume what type of features and materials will be used to make the interior of this model by just observing Kia line-up. Since the car is anticipated to be affordable, people should not expect for advanced technology and leather surfaces. However, a huge touchscreen display will be available on the dashboard. Standard gears such as CD/MP3 and USB port should be expected from this new car. Also, anti-lock brakes, at least six airbags, as well as stability controls are some of the systems to be expected from this new car for safety purposes. The seats of the car will be bucket seats with leather finish, where the front seats will be power-adjustable. Infotainment systems and satellite navigation system are the features to be expected from the interior of this car.

2016 Kia Niro Hybrid interior

2016 Kia Niro Hybrid – Engine and Transmission:

With its previous models being dubbed as petrol-burners, Kia has now changed the strategy for the new subcompact. The 2016 Kia Niro Hybrid crossover will be offered as a standard or a plug-in hybrid. It will come equipped with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that will be capable of producing 105 horsepower and a torque of 108 lb-ft. The engine will be combined with 7-speed twin-clutch transmission system.

2016 Kia Niro Hybrid rear

2016 Kia Niro Hybrid – Price and Release Date:

The 2016 Kia Niro Hybrid is anticipated to be released on the market by the first quarter of 2017. Its price will be around $20,000.

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