We here at Dolan Auto Group have to tip our cap to Kia, our esteemed South Korean automaker. Its all-new compact hybrid crossover, the 2017 Niro, is a veritable vehicular slam-dunk.
And what makes it so, exactly?
Allow Kelley Blue Book Senior Associate Video Editor Zach Vlasuk to explain; his evaluation of the Niro can be found in the clip below:
The Niro's drivetrain is no doubt an intriguing one. Its 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine works in concert with an electric motor and lithium-polymer battery to produce a peppy 139 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed…