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2017 Kia Niro Reliability Ratings

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2017 Kia Niro Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM Recall Date: 09/24/2018
  • Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Kia Niro hybrid electric vehicles. The Main Relay within the Power Relay Assembly (PRA) may have inadequate connections between its contacts, causing increased electrical resistance.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 27030
  • Consequence: The increased electrical resistance can overheat the rear seat which is above the PRA, increasing the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the Power Relay Assembly (PRA) for damage. If no damage is found, the main relay will be replaced. If damage is found, the PRA will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began November 23, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC168.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 31, 2016 to SEP 10, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SC168
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V666000
HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM Recall Date: 04/19/2018
  • Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Kia Niro vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 27029
  • Consequence: An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC163.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 31, 2016 to SEP 10, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SC163
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V257000
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM Recall Date: 03/09/2017
  • Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 135
  • Consequence: Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall began April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.
  • Dates of Manufacture: DEC 22, 2017 to JAN 10, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SC145
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V159000

2017 Kia Niro Warranty

Kia covers the 2017 Niro with a five-year/60,000-mile limited warranty, a 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, and a 10-year/100,000-mile warranty for certain hybrid components.

Warranty information last updated: 6/4/19

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