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  1. 2018 Niro LX climate control vents problem

    Kia Niro
    This is a feature that can be disabled Kia Niro : Auto defogging system : Windshield defrosting and defogging
  2. Kia Niro Fe Mileage

    Kia Niro
    I've got a '17 LX, still getting 50-52 after 23,000 miles
  3. Anyone taken a 500+ mile trip with a full load of luggage ???

    Kia Niro
    We regulary take trips like that with 2 adults + 2 kids and the back is crammed full of stuff. I've never seen less than 50mpg on any of the trips
  4. NHTSA Recall 18V257

    Kia Niro
    Number of potentially involved: 27,029 Estimated percentage with defect: 1% I like those odds!
  5. EV

    Kia Niro
    I wonder what the msrp will be. Definitely over $30k usd.
  6. have yet to see another Niro

    Kia Niro
    I had an FE pass me on the highway yesterday, but it had the roof rails on it. It definitely had the FE emblem on the back. Weird!
  7. My coworker finally got his new license plate

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  8. Road trips with mountain driving

    Kia Niro
    Going up the mountain roads, I found that it was better to put the car in sport mode and leave it in a gear. Eco mode is all over the place going up an incline. Coming down the mountain, I leave it in eco and it basically idles :nerd:
  9. Replacement hybrid badge

    Kia Niro
    I noticed the other day that my Eco Hybrid badge on the tailgate looked weird. On closer inspection, it looked like water/dirt had gotten in there somehow. On a whim, I stopped at the Hyundai dealership to see how much an Ioniq hybrid emblem cost. I have noticed some of them around and like they...
  10. How does low gas notification work?

    Kia Niro
    I've driven until miles to empty shows 2 dashes, and then went about 10 more miles. It took ~ 11 gallons to fill up from there.
  11. Road trips with mountain driving

    Kia Niro
    We've taken several trips to/from the mountains in our LX, and I am seriously impressed. Trip 1: Cary, NC > Asheville, NC > Cary, NC (11/2017 - mid 40's temps): ~51 mpg Trip 2: Cary, NC > Grandfather Mtn > Cary, NC (3/2018 - mid 50's temps): ~53 mpg Trip 3: Cary, NC > Elkin, NC > Cary, NC...
  12. Android Auto not working anymore

    Kia Niro
    I figured it out. Apparently there is a major issue with Android Auto and certain Samsung phones. I downloaded a different .apk and it's working again [Updated] Android Auto goes incompatible with Samsung's flagships, Google is looking into it - PiunikaWeb
  13. Android Auto not working anymore

    Kia Niro
    My phone did an app update last night, and now it doesn't work. Anyone else having this issue?
  14. Where's the brake dust?

    Kia Niro
    I have owned many cars in my day, and every one has gotten brake dust on the front wheels after a few days of driving. I have yet to see a speck of brake dust on my Niro's front wheels. Where is it going?
  15. have yet to see another Niro

    Kia Niro
    I see them all over the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area.