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Kia Niro / Passenger car

Kia Niro

Discipline: Product

The Kia Niro offers the practicality and kerbside appeal of a spacious crossover, together with the high fuel efficiency of an advanced hybrid powertrain. Engineered from the ground up as a dedicated hybrid vehicle, its design – contrasting the “drop-shaped” profile of many hybrid cars – will make the car stand out among conservatively-styled hybrid rivals. It has outstanding aerodynamics (cW value 0.29) that contribute to low fuel consumption (3.8 liters / 100 km). It is designed to offer high levels of practicality and comfortable interior dimensions despite its compact on-road footprint, with class-leading headroom and great cargo capacity.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics / Design Quality, Usability / Ergonomics, Environmental Impact

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry, Public Sector / Government, Other target groups:: Fleet customers

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia, Europe, North America

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2016

Client / Manufacturer

Kia Motors

Kia Motors Corporation
Seoul, South Korea

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Design

Kia Design Team

Kia Design Team
Hwaseong-si, South Korea