Kia Niro: the first dedicated hybrid in the form of a crossover, in 5 keys

Kia Niro is the first dedicated hybrid in the form of crossover to be released to the market. It is a hybrid conventional – non plug – in developed from the beginning on a new platform for efficient vehicles, which may also give rise to versions plug-in or 100% electric. Kia has annotated this interesting, in a segment that is growing at double-digit annual all over the world. The Kia Niro was just presented at the Salon of Chicago, and we tell you everything you need to know in 5 key. we Continue developing the article.

1) A hybrid that doesn’t seem like a hybrid

despite having a drag coefficient of 0,29 – exceptional for an SUV or crossover – the Kia Niro doesn’t seem like a hybrid. You do not have the accused design with behind type Kammback of the Toyota Prius. His appearance is frankly conventional, in the best sense of the word: no one would expect a vehicle developed as a hybrid when you see it for the first time. Its proportions are dynamic, is low, with the air of a sporting. It even allows you to use 17-inch tires and have a behind with imitation of protections off-road.


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