A Competitor to the Prius???

Discussion in 'Hyundai/Kia/Genesis Hybrids and EVs' started by JimmyPri, Jun 26, 2017.

  1. JimmyPri

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    I recently Filmed a test drive of the Kia Niro that is sometimes said to compete with the Prius. How is it? Here is my video thoughts and observations in part one. Part 2 will be a point by point comparison.

     
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    probably more mainstream, with unproven reliability. i'm sure kia/hyundai will keep improving.
     
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    Yes, that was what I thought too. They made it look and feel like all the cars of the past.With more refinements over the years it might draw more people away from the Prius. Although hopefully Toyota will keep improving the Prius. There is the reliability that has to be proven. Even with their 5 year warranty I for one wouldn't want to keep bringing it in to get fixed. Thanks for watching bisco
     
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    thanks for the video!
     
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    Thank you for watching.
     
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    This car/suv is REALLY nice! I might consider this over a Prius now depending on the insurance rates. I love how it doesn’t look like a hybrid at all - sort of like the Camry and Rav 4


    The reason why this is better than the Rav 4 because that 45+ mpg combined allows HOV lane access from Long Island to New York City during high traffic peak times.


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