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Do you think the Niro would be a suitable candidate for fleet vehicle usage ? Possibly used for emergency first responders or anything else ? BMW has employed quite a few of their models into these sectors in different countries, could this possibly work as well ?

 

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Could be possible, speed is needed in emergency situations and the i3 has a top speed of 92mph while the Niro has a top speed of 110mph.
 

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Going to come down to how the cars handle and accelerate because there's going to be plenty of weaving around with short bursts of acceleration when possible.
 

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I'm sure they would go through a modification process either way to give it some pep in its step if necessary. All emergency vehicles do
 

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I managed to find and estimated 0-60 time for the Kis Niro and it's 10 seconds and the BMW i3 has a time of 7.5 seconds. But the Niro is cheaper and as you say, the gas part of the engine can be tunned for more power and torque.
 

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Gaining 3+ seconds on 0-60 time is definitely a lot of work. It is possible, but it's a lot of work.. hmm...
 
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