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For those that have't seen on Kia's website. Maybe the new Prius killer?



Upcoming & Future Cars | Kia Cars - Niro

Specs from the page:

ENGINE:
• Type: 1.6L GDI, aluminum block and head
• Valve System: DOHC, four valves/Atkinson cycle
• Horsepower: 103 hp @ 5200 rpm

ELECTRIC MOTOR:
• Traction Motor Type: Interior Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous
• Horsepower: 43 hp (32 kW)
• Voltage: 240V
• System performance combined power: 146 hp, 195 lb. ft of torque
• Fuel System: Gas Direct Injection (GDI)

BATTERY:
• Battery Type: Lithium-Ion polymer battery
• Battery Voltage: 240V
• Power: 42 kW
• Battery Energy: 1.56 kWh

DRIVETRAIN:
• 6-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT): STD

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
• Wheelbase: 106.3 in.
• Length: 171.5 in
• Width: 70.9 in
• Height: 60.4 in.


INTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
• Front leg room: 41.7 in.
• Rear leg room: 37.4 in.
• Front head room: 39.8 in.
• Rear head room: 39.2 in.
• Front shoulder room: 56.1 in.
• Rear shoulder room: 56.6 in.
• Cargo volume (cu. ft.): 25.5 cu.-ft.

BODY & CHASSIS:
• Layout: Front engine, front drive
• Body Type: Steel unibody, aluminum hood, tailgate
• Steering type: Rack and pinion, electric motor assist
• Coefficient Drag: 0.29

SUSPENSION:
• Front suspension: Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
• Rear suspension: Independent, multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar

BRAKES:
• Type: Regenerative braking (12% kinetic energy recovery) AHB (Active Hydraulic Boost) System, 4-wheel disc, and ESC, HAC standard

WHEELS & TIRES:
• Wheels: 7.0 x 18 Alloy
• Tires: P225/55R17

ESTIMATED FUEL ECONOMY:
• 50 MPG combined (Kia estimate)
 

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