Kia was not messing around at its LA Auto Show press conference on Wednesday, taking off vehicle updates and new models left and right.
The organization originally flaunted its new 2020 Niro EV hybrid SUV, which offers a 64kWh battery, 200hp, 291 lb/ft of torque and simply under a 300-mile range.
Kia’s CCS DC quick charging framework comes standard and will drop 100 miles of power into the battery in only 30 minutes. In the event that you have 75 minutes to kill, the DC charger can refill 80 percent of the vehicle’s aggregate energy limit. A level two (240V) charger can completely charge the system in around 9.5 hours.
Like alternate Kias exhibited, the 2020 Niro EV offers four driving modes that change how the vehicle handles as well as empower it to recover energy from the regenerative braking mechanism.
The inside is basically pressed with gadgets. That incorporates a seven-inch shading touchscreen/backup screen, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto network, and the aggregate of Kia’s Drive Wise driver-help framework.
However, Kia wasn’t done. The organization additionally appeared its 2020 Soul III lineup on Wednesday. Notwithstanding the all-new Soul EV, Kia likewise appeared two new Soul lines: the GT and the X-Line.
The GT is energetic, a racing-inspired trim bundle for the Soul, assuming control from a year ago’s Turbo demonstrate. It is fueled by either a 2.0-liter, 147hp, four-cylinder, normally aspirated engine or a 1.6-liter, 201hp turbocharged I-4 GDI motor.
Clients will likewise have a decision of six-speed manual (with the two-liter engine), seven-speed twofold grip (with the 1.6-liter) or an IVT transmission.
Indeed, all forms of the Soul will be accessible with these engine and transmission alternatives; in any case, the GT likewise offers bigger brakes, a sport-tuned suspension, and an edge 35 percent stiffer than a year ago’s model.
Despite the differences in their outward appearance, these two Soul models share a number of features in their interiors. Those include a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility as well as Drive Sense (which is standard), an optional eight-inch Head-Up Display and 640W Harman/Kardon audio system (that’s double the output of last year’s Soul sound system).
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