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Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia is earning top recognition for its safety. The Korean carmaker recently became the brand with the most top Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) safety ratings after the 2020 Kia Telluride earned the title of TOP SAFETY PICK. It now has five vehicles with TOP SAFETY PICK ratings and seven with the IIHS’s highest possible TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating. To earn the title of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK, each vehicle must earn the highest possible “Good” rating in the…

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2019 Kia Niro EV Comes Packed With Features

2019 Kia Niro EV Comes Packed With Features

The 2019 Kia Niro EV promises to be one of the most exciting vehicles on the market when it arrives this year. This isn’t just because it promises an EPA-estimated all-electric range of 240 miles or a system output of 201 horsepower, but also because it will be one of the most well-equipped vehicles in the Kia lineup. In addition to a dynamic exterior that is decidedly Kia and a spacious and premium interior with exclusive blue accents, here’s a…

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Kia Niro Powertrain Earns Award from Green Car Journal

Kia Niro Powertrain Earns Award from Green Car Journal

For drivers looking for optimal fuel economy and lower emissions, the Kia Niro may be the car for you; in fact, the new Niro recently won the 2018 Green SUV of the Year™ award from the Green Car Journal. This innovative SUV offers plenty of space and impressive capabilities while also helping drivers get around more efficiently, so the Niro doesn’t ask you to sacrifice one quality for the other. The Niro earned attention from Green Car Journal for several…

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2017 Kia Niro Features

2017 Kia Niro Features

The 2017 Kia Niro is the latest hybrid utility vehicle to take to United States roadways. Designed to be the perfect combination of cargo space, style, and efficiency, the crossover clearly has a bright future, and since it will be available from an affordable price, the Kia Niro is a true force to be reckoned with.   Affordability The 2017 Kia Niro easily undercuts its nearest competitors, the Nissan Rogue Hybrid and Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, by several thousand dollars. For…

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The Fuel-Efficient 2017 Kia Niro May Just Be the Perfect Hybrid

The Fuel-Efficient 2017 Kia Niro May Just Be the Perfect Hybrid

The 2017 Kia Niro is making headlines for its incredible fuel efficiency, challenging even the Toyota Prius to perhaps become the most impressive vehicle on the hybrid market. The Kia Niro, on the other hand, is much more understated.   Now that fuel-efficient vehicles have become the norm for Kia, there’s no reason for them to make the Niro boldly stand out as a hybrid car. In fact, a simple “ECO/hybrid” badge on the back of the Kia Niro is…

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Kia Showcased Three Autonomous Vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show

Kia Showcased Three Autonomous Vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show

For at least five years now, the automotive industry has really started exploring the limits of autonomous driving technology. Recently, at the Chicago Auto Show, Kia showed how autonomous driving technology can be more than just getting you from point A to point B. The first vehicle on the list is the Kia Sorento Ski Gondola. This amazing concept opens up a whole new world of skiing or snowboarding for extreme enthusiasts. Instead of wheels, this concept comes equipped with…

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Preview: 2017 Kia Niro Fuel Efficiency

Preview: 2017 Kia Niro Fuel Efficiency

The 2017 Kia Niro is an upcoming hybrid crossover vehicle currently available to preview at select Kia dealers. The Niro comes with a 1.6-liter GDI 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed transmission that offers exceptional ride quality without compromising its incredible fuel economy. At 50 mpg combined, the Niro will be at the top of its segment in efficiency. The estimated Kia Niro fuel efficiency comes in part from its Full Parallel Hybrid System and partly from its lightweight build, which uses…

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