Kia brings the better Niro - Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid. Now you are able to charge it independently from any randomly placed charging points - at your house! And you can get £500 Government Contribution if you install a home charging point. It will charge your car much faster and would put the old "plug is not long enough" and the "window always open" statements in the past. There is also a number of tax benefits provided from the government to make this class of cars even more appealing.
The 4 cylinder, 6-speed, 139bhp (battery and engine combined), 1.6GDi with top speed of 107 mph and accelerating from 0-60 for 10.4 engine is a remarkable achievement of technology even without mentioning that it produces only 29g/km CO2 emissions. It provides a smooth acceleration with low vibrations. If you tend to travel mostly in the city - this would be the perfect vehicle for you as it can run up to 38 miles on electric power alone and when you run out of charge the petrol engine would start charging the battery automatically. The battery charges from 0% to 100% for two hours.
16" Alloy Wheels and Chrome Coated Exterior Door Handles add to the futuristic features of the car and its modern design ensures great aerodynamics. Smart lights: Welcome & Follow-me-home Light Functionality; Automatic Headlight Control and smart mirrors: Electrically Folding, Adjustable & Heated Door Mirrors with LED Indicators will make it easier for you to operate the vehicle.
Interior wise - this PHEV will teleport you in a new dimension where technological advancement is default. The captain's seat is power adjustable in eight ways so he could govern the ship from the perfect position. Furthermore his and his 2nd's seats are heated. The standard cruise control function has been taken to a whole new level - Adaptive Smart Cruise Control Function. It slows down and speeds up automatically to keep pace with the car in front of you showing the intelligence of the car. Steering wheel has tilt and telescopic adjustment function as well as heating.
8-speaker JBL® Premium Sound System with Subwoofer, External Amp & Front Centre Speaker are definitely something to mention, especially for the hard-bass lovers. 8" Touchscreen Satellite Navigation with European Mapping, Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™, Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom®, Bluetooth® with Music Streaming and Wireless Mobile Phone Charger allow you to stay connected at all times. Voice recognition will help you keep your attention to the road and be agile at the same time.
The leather dominated interior will take you back from that dimension to Earth's luxurious comfort.
Feeling safe in a Kia vehicle has turned into a default feeling when you are in one. An extra knee airbag has been added to the driver's seat besides the twin side airbags at the front and the standard 6 all-round airbags. Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Forward Collission-Avoidance Assist (FCA)+, Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) just reinforce the above-stated.
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