2017 KIA Niro Hybrid; Specs. & Price

PistonCars.com2017 KIA Niro Hybrid; a combination of subcompact car and a hybrid engine by KIA. This all-new Niro is built to be the Niro HUV (Hybrid Utility Vehicle) aimed to fulfill an Eco-car platform. This is a four-door subcompact crossover which fits to five passengers.

The interior is spacious completed with an elevated seating position to make an easy access of to entry/exit the car. The 2017 all-new Niro is powered by the hybrid powertrain.  An electric motor is mated with a gas engine to put out 146 horsepower. It is also expected to give an estimated fuel saving of 50 mpg.

2017 KIA Niro Hybrid; Specification

Interior

Inside the 2017 Niro Hybrid, there is spacious space for elevating seating position to get an easy entry/exit. The technological features include the new UVO3 infotainment system with a 7.0-inch touchscreen. This display screen works out with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also offers eight gigs of music storage, Wi-Fi hotspot, and more standard features. The safety technology offered in driver-assistance features such as rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot detection, active cruise control, lane-change assist, automatic emergency braking, and lane-departure warning.

2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Steering Wheel and Dashboard
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Steering Wheel and Dashboard
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Front Interior
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Front Interior
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Rear Seats
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Rear Seats
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Trunk
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Trunk

Exterior

The 2017 Niro Hybrid is built in a 53-percent high-strength steel platform including reinforcements in the A- and B-pillars and roof rails. It also has relatively wide and low proportions, roof rails, rocker cladding, large wheel arches, and rear skid plate. The seat frames are made of high-strength steel while the hood and tailgate structure is made of aluminium. Aluminium is also used for several suspension elements  and the brake calipers. The wheelbase used is a 106.3-inch wheelbase.

2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Side View
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Side View
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Front View
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Front View
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Rear View
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Rear View
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Wheel
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Wheel

Powertrain

The 2017 all-new Niro is powered by the hybrid powertrain.  An electric motor (43-hp electric motor integrated with a new six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission) is mated with a gasoline engine (a new 103-hp 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine) to put out a total combined powertrain of 146 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The efficiency and emissions are improved by using Niro’s exhaust-heat recovery system.

2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Hybrid Engine
2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Engine

Price and Release Date

The 2017 Niro Hybrid made its debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. The on-sale date and price are not released yet.

 



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