# Geneva2016 | Kia Niro


At the beginning of the year, the Kia Niro was introduced at the Chicago Auto Show, and now it’s time for Europeans to evaluate the novelty.

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The hybrid received a 105-horsepower 1.6-liter gasoline engine GDI, as well as a 44-horsepower electric motor. The total power of the system is 141 hp. (104 kW). It is transferred to the wheels through a 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox. At the same time, the maximum torque is 195 lb-ft (264 Newtons). It is also worth noting that the car has received a number of systems that will allow more efficient use of fuel.

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Niro has a salon in which there can be five people, while the volume of the trunk is 421 liters.

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Production of Kia Niro starts in May, and European sales are scheduled to begin in the third quarter of this year.

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