Splend UK Welcomes the Kia Niro 2 Self-Charging Hybrid

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The ‘first cab off the rank’ in Splend’s Rent & Rent to buy plans

We are pleased to announce the first hybrid option to our Rent plan: Kia Niro 2 Hybrid, the car of choice for professional PCO drivers.

Get ready for eco-friendly driving. The Kia Niro Self-Charging Hybrid’s a parallel hybrid system switches between petrol and electric power (or uses a combination of both) and charges the battery whenever it can. The system is seamless and responsive while achieving CO2 emissions as low as 86 g/km.

The new Niro features an elevated seating position and a more spacious interior for you and your riders than a typical sedan or hatch. The car comes packed with all the latest tech including Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™.

Let’s see why you should consider the Kia Niro Hybrid for ridesharing:

Why you’ll love it

  • Combined fuel consumption: 58.9 mpg
  • CO2 emissions: 86 g/km
  • 7″ touchscreen satnav with European mapping
  • Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom®
  • Roof rails
  • Reversing camera and rear parking sensors
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity
  • 4.2″ TFT colour head-up display
  • Privacy glass in the rear windows and tailgate
  • LED taillights and daytime running lights

Why your riders will love it

  • 427-litre luggage space which makes it ideal for those airport runs
  • USB-port in the centre console with fast charge
  • Bluetooth® with music streaming as well as AUX cord port
  • A six-speaker sound system so your riders can enjoy their favourite tunes

Drive your own Kia Niro Hybrid on the Rent plan from £199 per week
or put £220 per week toward owning it by choosing Rent to buy


Membership presumes a one-off, £179 joining fee and a 6-week minimum rental period.

Ready to impress your riders? Drop by our Member Support Centre at 393 Edgware Road Cricklewood, Londonemail us, or say hello on 0333 016 4331.


Balazs Szekely

Maker by nature, writer by profession, and a petrolhead at heart, Balazs is our very own content creator who brings Splend’s voice to life. He’s been a wordsmith his entire career, having seen it all from the print media to radio through online publishing and marketing copywriting. He’s fascinated by things he has yet to fully understand such as photography, ice hockey, and the bizarre art of aquascaping. In his free time you may find him mixing up cocktails for his friends or away from home on a city break. Drop him a line at balazs.szekely@splend.com

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