​KIA’S OPTIMA PLUG-IN HYBRID HAS WON THE LARGE FAMILY CAR SEGMENT IN NEXT GREEN CAR AWARDS 2016​

Great news for Kia as it has been announced that the All New Optima Plug-In Hybrid has won the Large Family Car Segment in the ‘Next Green Car Awards 2016’. And the All New Niro has been commended in the Crossover category.

Kia Aims to Cut Its Average CO2 Emissions by 25% by 2020

Two of Kia’s all-new models available to buy at our dealership in Coleraine, N’. Ireland, have had recognition for their environmentally-friendly values and focus on green energy. This recognition is a positive step towards the Korean manufacturer’s aim to cut its average CO2 emissions by 25 per cent by 2020, and now have been praised in the Next Green Car Awards 2016.

All-New Optima Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) Wins Large Family Car Category

The all-new Optima Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) has been announced as the winner of the large family car category. Not only this, but the all-new Niro was commended in the crossover category. This is the first win for Kia from Next Green Car, and second commendation following the Soul EV being nominated in 2014.

Next Green Car awards 2016

Next Green Car state that their mission is ‘to help car buyers find, compare and buy a greener, more economical car’ and their annual awards are a part of this. In the Next Green Car awards 2016, the shortlisted models vary from city cars, through to large SUVs. Nominated models must be available to buy or order in 2016 and are judged based on their capability, impact on its sector, value for money and suitability for purpose.

Kia's All New Optima Plug-In Hybrid Wins at Next Green Car Awards

Kia’s Innovative Range Available at Roadside (Garages) Limited in Coleraine

Here at Roadside (Garages) Limited we are very excited about the recently added innovative Kia models we have in our range. Both the Optima PHEV and the all-new Niro offer a stylish, spacious solution with fantastic fuel economy- we are sure both will remain a popular choice with the residents around Coleraine and N. Ireland’s North Coast.

All-New Kia Niro Hybrid Commended

The Kia Niro combines the in-demand styling of a compact crossover vehicle with the low emissions and high fuel economy of a hybrid car. With CO2 emissions as low as 88g/km and a fuel economy of up to 74.3mpg, combined with a generous level of specification the Niro should certainly appeal to customers in Coleraine and the surrounding areas.

With a range of up to 33 miles in all-electric mode, the Optima PHEV is able to complete many regular urban commuter runs with no tailpipe emissions, while its CO2 figure of just 37g/km means company car users pay just 7 per cent benefit-in-kind taxation in 2016-17.


For any further information on any models in the Kia range please give us a call today or visit or showroom at 9 Somerset Road, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, BT51 3LL.

Kia's All New Niro Hybrid Commended at Next Green car Awards