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 2017 Kia Niro LX FWD

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MSRP: $23,200
Invoice: $22,380

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 51    HWY: 46    CMB: 49
Engine/Fuel: 4 Cylinder Engine /1.6 L/96 Gas/Electric I-4
Transmission: Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Door/Body Style: /Sport Utility,2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Drive Type: Front Wheel Drive

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  • General
  • MSRP: $23,200
  • Invoice Price: $22,380
  • Destination Charge: $
  • Warranty
  • Basic (Month): 60
  • Basic (Mileage): 60,000
  • Powertrain (Month): 120
  • Powertrain (Mileage): 100,000
  • Rust (Month):  
  • Rust (Mileage):  

Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 4 Cylinder Engine
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 4 Cylinder Engine
  • Displacement (CC): 1.6 L/96
  • Fuel System: Gasoline Direct Injection
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 139 @ 5700
  • Torque @ RPM: 195 @ 2400
  • Fuel Type: Gas/Electric I-4

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 61.6
  • Track Rear: 62.2
  • Ground Clearance (in): 6.3
  • Overall Length (in): 171.5
  • Overall Width (in): 71.1
  • Overall Height (in): 60.4
  • Wheelbase (in): 106.3
  • Curb weight (lbs): 3161
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 5
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 5
  • Headroom front (in): 40.1
  • Headroom rear (in): 39.1
  • Hip room front (in): 53.7
  • Hip room rear (in): 48.3
  • Leg room front (in): 41.7
  • Leg room rear (in): 37.4
  • Shoulder room front (in): 56
  • Shoulder room rear (in): 55.2

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Black Bodyside Moldings and Black Wheel Well Trim
    • Black Grille
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Bumper Insert
    • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
    • Chrome Side Windows Trim
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
    • LED Brakelights
    • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Lip Spoiler
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • Roof Rack Rails Only
    • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Tires: P205/60R16
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Wheels: 16" Alloy w/Full Covers
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • A/C
    • Climate Control
    • Multi-Zone A/C
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Bluetooth Connection
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • MP3 Player
    • Radio: AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM Audio System -inc: 6 speakers, Bluetooth wireless technology w/steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, UVO eServices w/7-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, USB and auxiliary input jacks
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan and Clock
    • Satellite Radio
    • Smart Device Integration
    • Wireless Streaming
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Wheel Covers
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Power Mirror(s)
    • Power Windows
    • Privacy Glass
    • Rear Defrost

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Brake Assist
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Anti-Theft
  • Keyless Entry
  • Power Door Locks
  • Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • ABS

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    Service Bulletins for 2017 Kia Hybrid

    2017 KIA NIRO
    Bulletin Number: PS464_R2
    PITSTOP - NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - This Pitstop provides information relating to the vehicles listed below with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no co
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS501_R1
    PITSTOP - INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT (IBAU) VARIANT CODING - On 2017-2018MY Niro (DE P/HEV) vehicles, variant coding must be performed for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (IBAU) after replacement of the IBAU. Follow the procedure o
    Bulletin Number: PS505
    PITSTOP - OIL GRADE AND VISCOSITY - For 2017-18MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L GDI Kappa engine, the recommended oil grade/spec to use is 0W-20 API SN synthetic oil or ACEA C2 SAE 5W-30 (petroleum based oil).
    Bulletin Number: PS505R1
    PITSTOP - OIL GRADE AND VISCOSITY - For 2017-18MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L GDI Kappa engine, the recommended oil grade/spec to use is 0W-20 API SN synthetic oil or ACEA C2 SAE 5W-30 (petroleum based oil).
    Bulletin Number: PS506
    PITSTOP: USB AND AUX INOPERATIVE ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) -- This Pitstop provides information regarding the importance of confirming proper USB/AUX function testing during Pre-Delivery inspection (PDI).
    Bulletin Number: PS520
    PITSTOP - HYBRID POWER CONTROL UNIT 30A DC FUSE - The 2017MY~ Optima Hybrid (JF HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (JF PHEV), and Niro (DE HEV) vehicles are equipped with a replaceable 30A fuse for the eCompressor. This fuse is easily accessible u
    Bulletin Number: PS522
    PITSTOP - ECO-COASTING (ECOASTING) & ECO-DAS (DRIVING ASSISTANT SYSTEM) OVERVIEW ? CUSTOMER TIP - This Pitstop provides information regarding Eco-Coasting Guide (eCoasting) and Eco-Driving Assistant System (DAS) found on 2017-18MY Niro (DE
    Bulletin Number: PS528
    PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: PS551
    PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: PS552
    PITSTOP - CALIBRATING THE COMPASS IN THE ACCESSORY REAR VIEW MIRROR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the compass calibration procedure of the accessory rear view mirror after installation.
    Bulletin Number: PS553
    PITSTOP - HEV WARNING LIGHT AND DTC P1B25/P1B77 - When addressing a concern related to the Niro HV warning light ON, and KDS detects a primary DTC P1B25 (HV Path Fault) and secondary DTC P1B77 (HV Pre-Charge Fault), then the 125 Amp High Vo
    Bulletin Number: PS553-R1
    PITSTOP - HEV WARNING LIGHT AND DTC P1B25/P1B77 - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. When addressing a concern related to the Niro HV warning light ON, and KDS detects a primary DTC P1B25 (HV Path Fault) and s
    Bulletin Number: PS554
    PITSTOP - DTC?S P0A0F AND P040400 AND/OR IMPROPER A/C OPERATION - When addressing a concern related to DTC?s P0A0F (Engine failed to start), P040400 (Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit Range/Performance), and/or improper A/C system o
    Bulletin Number: PS556
    PITSTOP - ENGINE DTC P060500 ? ECU ROM ERROR - This article provides information regarding the possible illumination of the malfunction indicator light (MIL) on some 2017-2018MY Niro (DE PHEV and HEV) vehicles with a stored DTC: P060500 (In
    Bulletin Number: PS560
    PITSTOP - INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATOR UNIT (IBAU) HONK NOISE - This Pitstop provides information regarding the 2017-2018MY Niro (DE P/HEV) and Optima Plug-in/Hybrid (P/HEV) vehicles, which may exhibit an intermittent ?squeaking? and/or ?honki
    Bulletin Number: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: PS581
    PITSTOP: HYBRID HV BATTERY SOC GAUGE (PS581) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the State of Charge (SOC) gauge on all Kia Hybrid P/HEV) vehicles. Normal operation of the HEV SOC gauge is between 40-60%. This is to allow for rege
    Bulletin Number: PS587
    PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY - This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?.
    Bulletin Number: PS593
    PITSTOP: MIL ON WITH DTC U029F00 - Some 2017-2019MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles may have a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) illumination with DTC U029F00 (Lost Communication with Evaporative Emission System Leak Detection Control Module ) active
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD173
    TSB - OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLE COVER REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace all three (3) outside door handle covers (all except the front driver?s door) on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehicles produced from November 1, 2016 thr
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD173_R1
    TSB: OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLE COVER REPLACEMENT - This TSB has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace all three (3) outside door handle covers (all except the front driver?s door) on some
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA086R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: BRAKE PEDAL FEEL LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA325/325A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Stability Control/Active H
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA086_R2
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: BRAKE PEDAL FEEL LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA325/325A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Stability Control/Active H
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE044R1
    TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as "high-voltage batteries" or H
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE135
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF HYBRID DRIVE MOTOR (SA304) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the hybrid drive motor on some Niro (DE HEV) vehicles produced from January 1, 20
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE135_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF HYBRID DRIVE MOTOR (SA304) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the hybrid dr
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE146
    TSB -SERVICE ACTION - FRONT WIRING HARNESS SECURING AND/OR REPAIR (SA343) - This bulletin provides information to secure and/or repair the front wire harness on some 2017-2018MY Niro (DE P/HEV) vehicles, produced from November 1, 2016 thro
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE150
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA350) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2017-2018MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, produced from November
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    2017 KIA OPTIMA HYBRID
    Bulletin Number: PS494_R1
    PITSTOP: HIGH VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERY AND BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (BMS) PART NUMBER CHANGE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This Pitstop provides information regarding a running change to the High Voltage (H
    Bulletin Number: PS496
    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance
    Bulletin Number: PS497R2
    PITSTOP - UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid
    Bulletin Number: PS508
    PITSTOP: ?FILL INVERTER COOLANT? MESSAGE AFTER REPAIR - Some technicians may report seeing the ?fill inverter coolant? message on the cluster after performing an HEV system service requiring the coolant to be drained. The logic for this mes
    Bulletin Number: PS520
    PITSTOP - HYBRID POWER CONTROL UNIT 30A DC FUSE - The 2017MY~ Optima Hybrid (JF HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (JF PHEV), and Niro (DE HEV) vehicles are equipped with a replaceable 30A fuse for the eCompressor. This fuse is easily accessible u
    Bulletin Number: PS522
    PITSTOP - ECO-COASTING (ECOASTING) & ECO-DAS (DRIVING ASSISTANT SYSTEM) OVERVIEW ? CUSTOMER TIP - This Pitstop provides information regarding Eco-Coasting Guide (eCoasting) and Eco-Driving Assistant System (DAS) found on 2017-18MY Niro (DE
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: PS581
    PITSTOP: HYBRID HV BATTERY SOC GAUGE (PS581) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the State of Charge (SOC) gauge on all Kia Hybrid P/HEV) vehicles. Normal operation of the HEV SOC gauge is between 40-60%. This is to allow for rege
    Bulletin Number: PS587
    PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY - This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE044R1
    TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as "high-voltage batteries" or H
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE163
    TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A_R2
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072_CLOSED
    TSB - TRA072/SA317 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA072A/SA317A

     

    Recalls for 2017 Kia Hybrid

    2017 KIA NIRO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:11/01/2016 - 09/11/2017
    Potential Units Affected:27029

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Kia Niro vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

    Consequence:

    An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC163.
    2017 KIA NIRO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:11/01/2016 - 09/11/2017
    Potential Units Affected:27030

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Kia Niro hybrid electric vehicles. The Main Relay within the Power Relay Assembly (PRA) may have inadequate connections between its contacts, causing increased electrical resistance.

    Consequence:

    The increased electrical resistance can overheat the rear seat which is above the PRA, increasing the risk of a fire.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the Power Relay Assembly (PRA) for damage. If no damage is found, the main relay will be replaced. If damage is found, the PRA will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began November 23, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC168.

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