What Song is Playing in the 2017 Kia Niro Super Bowl Commercial?
Even after the Super Bowl has come and gone, as we replay the big plays, big hits and storm of confetti, the Super Bowl commercials are often what stand out. In case you missed it, the 2017 Kia Niro Super Bowl commercial featuring Melissa McCarthy and the all-new hybrid crossover from Kia debuted in the third quarter of the big game and is titled “Hero’s Journey”. After the commercial aired, many car shoppers wanted to know — what song is playing in the 2017 Kia Niro Super Bowl commercial? Learn more about the hit song below.
Song in Kia Niro Super Bowl Ad “Holding Out for a Hero” by Bonnie Tyler
After watching Melissa McCarthy save the environment in the Kia Niro Super Bowl ad, you may have that catchy tune stuck in your head and you may want to know where you can find it, who performed it and where you may have heard it before. The song is titled “Holding Out for a Hero” and was first performed by Welsh artist Bonnie Tyler in 1984 for the hit film Footloose. It was later recorded for Bonnie Tyler’s 1986 album Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire. A hit in the United Kingdom, the song reached number two on the UK Singles Chart, made it into the top 40 in the United States and was a part of the Shrek 2 soundtrack.
What Does the Kia Super Bowl Commercial Tell Us About the 2017 Kia Niro?
What did we learn about the 2017 Kia Niro in the Super Bowl commercial? If you watched the Kia Niro crossover hybrid take center stage on Super Bowl Sunday, you saw the record-breaking Kia Niro in action as it handled various climates and road conditions with ease. A sleek design features a wide, athletic stance that is highlighted by dark trim accents, High-Intensity Discharge projector-beam headlights and LED positioning lamps.
Sculpted lines create an aerodynamic profile that will minimize drag and maximize fuel economy and performance. An athletic style is illustrated by striking wheel designs and a rear spoiler that helps create a .29 coefficient of drag. Under the hood, the Kia Niro features a direct-injection 1.6-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine that pairs with a high-torque electric motor to make 139 horsepower. Married to a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the Kia Niro powertrain will achieve a Guinness World Record 52 mpg in the city and 49 mpg on the highway.
When you first saw the Kia Super Bowl ad, did you ask — what song is playing in the 2017 Kia Niro Super Bowl commercial? A fan favorite by Bonnie Tyler titled “Holding Out for a Hero”, the Kia Niro soundtrack will prove to be contagious. Experience the Kia Niro firsthand when you visit Moritz Kia in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Keep an eye on the Moritz Kia inventory for the arrival of the 2017 Kia Niro in the future.