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When the 2017 Kia Niro hybrid goes on sale before the end of the first quarter of this year, it will have a base price of $22,890, without destination fee. The destination fee and prices for two higher trim levels was not divulged in an email by the automaker, but the crossover designed from “the […]

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Kia’s Niro EX just took the Guinness World Record for lowest fuel consumption driving coast-to-coast in a hybrid car averaging 76.6 mpg. The hybrid crossover was driven 3,715.4 miles from Los Angeles City Hall to New York City Hall. Well-known “hyper miler” Wayne Gerdes of Carlsbad, Calif., and co-driver Robert Winger of Williamsburg, Va., used […]

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Kia is teasing its new hybrid model, the Niro, before its debut in 2016. The Niro, which Kia calls a Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV), will make its production debut sometime in early 2016. It will share its platform and running gear with the new Hyundai Ioniq, both of which will be fighting to take away […]

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Just three days after Hyundai and Kia agreed to pay $350 million in penalties for what the U.S. government alleged was fudging EPA mpg scores the companies said by 2020 they’d beat South Korea, the United States and Europe regs by 25 percent. Yesterday Hyundai and its affiliate Kia said the mandate was already in […]

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