KIA NIRO CLAIMS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD TITLE FOR LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION BY A HYBRID VEHICLE
Delivering and astonishing 76.6 mpg, the 2017 Kia Niro has officially landed a Guiness World Record® title for the lowest fuel consumption by a Hybrid vehicle. The Niro ended it's record-breaking journey at New York City Hall in downtown Manhattan,
"We're extremely pleased with the Niro's record-breaking performance," said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning Kia Motors America. "We set out to build a vehicle that offers real-world utility, great looks and fantastic mileage, and setting the Guinness World Record® title confirms our achievement."
The Niro EX was driven by Wayne Gerdes of Carlsbad, California, and co-driver Robert Winger of Williamsburg, Virginia, 3,715.4 miles from Los Angeles City Hall to New York City Hall using only 48.5 gallons or 4.1 tanks of fuel. The vehicle was not altered in any way for the attempt.