Kia for the first time launched a hybrid car called the 2017 Kia Niro in the ASEAN market. The launch conducted at the Singapore Motorshow last week. This car is priced at approximately $ 75,000. Quoted from Paultan, the hybrid engine is pinned on 2017 Kia Niro is the same as those embedded in Hyundai Ioniq. Kia Niro carries a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor.
The engine is capable of spraying power of 103 HP and torque of 147 NM. While the electric motor is equivalent to 44 HP. Thus, the total power of this car is 147 HP. The fuel consumption of the car is claimed translucent 3.8 liters / 100 km.
The 2017 Kia Niro’s electric motor is not only can be recharged conventionally, there is also a regenerative braking system, the braking system that converts mechanical energy into electricity. In the specifications for the Singapore market, Kia Niro is equipped with LED lights and 16-inch alloy wheels. In the interior there is a 5-inch touch screen, dual-zone air conditioning, ventilated seats, wireless smartphone charger, as well as 427 liters of storage space.
In the safety sector, Kia has pinned 2017 Kia Niro with various features. Among these are seven-point airbags (including the driver’s knee), electronic stability control (ESC), hill-start assist control, ABS with EBD and brake assist. Kia Niro sold with nine color options, including Snow White Pearl, Silky Silver, Metal Stream, and Platinum Graphite.
For additional information, in the United States (US), 2017 Kia Niro gained one title as the 10th greenest car version of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this year.