Kia's first European-built plug-in hybrid adds an ecological dimension to the sportswagon's athletic design and spaciousness. It will enable most people to complete their daily drives and short commutes solely on electric power.
Regenerative braking technology harvests kinetic energy that recharges your battery pack while braking. The Coasting Guide analyses your route to let you know when to take your foot off the pedal. The Virtual Engine Sound System activates in electric-only mode to safely alert pedestrians of your presence.
FCA uses a camera to monitor cars ahead, giving you a visual warning in the event of collision risk. Using the optional radar sensor, it enables pedestrian detection, in which case it alerts you with vibrations on the steering wheel. If there is no driver reaction, the car brakes automatically to avoid or mitigate an accident.