The new KIA K7 sedan second generation (outside the Korean market is sold as Cadenza) has got a modification of the hybrid. Outwardly to distinguish it from the version with a conventional internal combustion engine may be possible for the chromed side mirrors, as well as special wheels, which create less air turbulence.
To improve aerodynamics, a new Kia K7 Hybrid 2017-2018, the established active shutters for grille opening automatically as needed. In addition, the car has received an improved sound insulation of the engine compartment.
The basis of the power plant KIA K7 Hybrid 2017 in a new body took a 2.4-liter aspirated from the first generation of hybrid, where his return is 159 hp, and assisted him to a 48-hp electric motor.The capacity of the traction battery is increased from 5.3 to 6.5 kWh and moved it under the trunk floor.
The dynamic characteristics of the new Kia K7 Hybrid 2017 are not specified, but we know that at 100 kilometers the car requires 6.17 liters of fuel. It should be noted that the hybrid versions of the first generation of this model, the average consumption is slightly higher – 6.25 liters per hundred.
In Korea, taking orders for the hybrid sedan Kia K7 II has already started, car prices there start at 30 800 dollars. On the prospects of the emergence of new products in other markets it is not reported.