The 2017 Kia Niro has been confirmed for release early in the year, and the crossover is bound to revolutionize the hybrid segment. The all-new Niro will boast a sleek style and advanced hybrid powertrain, effectively combining utility with efficiency. Those qualities and many more have set the new Kia Niro on track to become one of the hottest models on the market.
Upon release, the 2017 Kia Niro will be the first dedicated hybrid utility vehicle in the world. A premium interior meets a sleek, attractive exterior, and a sport-inspired handling comes standard in every model. In addition to a number of available innovative technologies and safety features, the Niro comes stocked with one of the most advanced hybrid powertrains in the world.
The Niro’s powertrain consists of a 1.6-liter GDI four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that produce a combined 146 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque. That engines comes mated to a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. Although it doesn’t have EPA certification just yet, Kia is predicting the 2017 Niro will earn up to 50 mpg combined.
The all-new 2017 Kia Niro is set for release in early next year, so keep your eyes peeled. We here at Bob Sight KIA can’t wait for the arrival of the all-new 2017 Kia Niro!