Search by Car Make:

 2019 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD R-Design R...

 2019 Toyota RAV4 Review; The Best G...

 THE ETHANOL PAPERS - Massive 600-Pa...

 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Rev...

 Ford Ranger is Back! 2019 Ford Rang...

 AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, ...

 Mitsubishi Motors: Eclipse Cross di...

 MIBL (Men In Black Lexus)

 China's Father of Electric Cars Say...

 2019 Subaru Forester Review From An...

 Mitsubishi 2019 Outlander PHEV S-AW...

 Mass Demand for EVs ?

 Ford Honors Pirelli at 21st Annual ...

 2019 Mazda6 Earns IIHS Top Safety P...

 2019 Honda Passport Awarded Top NHT...

 2019 Kia Optima SX Review by John H...

 2019 Lexus ES Review, Intersect wit...

 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring...

 2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At It...

 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i Review By Joh...

...more
  Search News by Make:
Compare Cars Head to Head
Begin by selecting a style:
Convertible Minivan
Coupe Sedan
Crossover SUV
Hybrid Truck
Luxury Wagon

THE AUTO CHANNEL:   TACH Home | Auto News | Reviews | Media | Forums | Classifieds

NEW CAR BUYER'S GUIDE


Total Operating Costs | Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Site Map

SUV    Sedan    Truck    Van    Convertible   Coupe    Wagon   Luxury    Hybrid
Compar-A-Graphs:    Rank-By-Specs    or  4-Car Comparison
  All Makes | Sport Utility | Kia | Niro | 2017


2017 Kia Niro Touring FWD

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Traction Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Brake Assist
  • Stability Control
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • and Rear Cross Traffic Alert Rear Collision
  • Blind Spot Detection Blind Spot Sensor
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Side Impact Beams
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
 
Crash Test Results for the 2017 Kia Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2017 Kia Niro Touring FWD
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: TSBBOD186
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLE COVER REPLACEMENT (SA361) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace three (3) outside door handle covers (right front, left rear, and right rear) on some 2017MY-2018MY Niro (DE P/HEV) vehicle

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: 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
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: 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: 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: 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: TSBENG083_R1
TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

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 NIRO HYBRID:

Bulletin Number: PS472R1
PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

Bulletin Number: PS472R1
PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

Bulletin Number: PS472R1
PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

Bulletin Number: PS487
PITSTOP: 17MY NIRO (DE) PDI BATTERY TEST NOT REQUIRED - Due to the built-in 12 volt Li-ion battery system, which is currently not compatible with the Midtronics GR8 battery tester, PDI or dealer lot maintenance battery testing is NOT requir

Bulletin Number: PS491
PITSTOP: Voltage Protection Device (VPD) DTCs P1BA7 and P1B77 - The Voltage Protection Device (VPD) (1) is mounted on top of the HV battery pack. If the HV battery overcharges, the battery cells/modules/case can swell. If swelling occurs, t

Bulletin Number: PS493
TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

Bulletin Number: PS493
TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

Bulletin Number: PS498
PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

Bulletin Number: PS498
PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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: TSB-CHA077
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WHEEL ALIGNMENT INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT (SA282) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, adjust the wheel alignment on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehicles, produced from November 28, 2016 to Nove

Bulletin Number: TSB-CHA077
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WHEEL ALIGNMENT INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT (SA282) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, adjust the wheel alignment on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehicles, produced from November 28, 2016 to Nove

Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE132
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BMS MODULE CONNECTOR INSPECTION (SA284) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for complete insertion and locking of the six (6) Battery Management System (BMS) module connectors on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehi

Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE132
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BMS MODULE CONNECTOR INSPECTION (SA284) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for complete insertion and locking of the six (6) Battery Management System (BMS) module connectors on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehi


2017 KIA NIRO PLUG-IN HYBRID:

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD186
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLE COVER REPLACEMENT (SA361) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace three (3) outside door handle covers (right front, left rear, and right rear) on some 2017MY-2018MY Niro (DE P/HEV) vehicle

 
Recalls for 2017 Kia Niro Touring FWD
2017 KIA NIRO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V666000
Component: 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 to take:
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.
2017 KIA NIRO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V257000
Component: 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 to take:
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 HYBRID
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V159000
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Manufacture Dates: 12/23/2017 - 01/11/2017
Potential Units Affected: 135
Defect Description:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
Consequence:
Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall began April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.
 
Click to print
 News



Total Operating Costs | Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Price Quotes

Compar-A-Graphs:
4 Car Comparison | Rank-by-Specs
THE AUTO CHANNEL: Auto Channel Home | Auto News | Car Reviews | Media Library | Forums | Classifieds