The new Kia Picanto is the stylish and youthful hatchback that features standout styling, economical engines, and distinctive Kia design cues that ensure onlookers will always be envious of its quality. Providing agile handling and packed with a number of features to entertain and assist, you can rest assured that the new Kia Picanto is more than your average city runaround… it’s the city runaround for the modern motorist. Discover more about the model with a visit to Shelbourne Motors Kia in Newry and Mourne today.
The fresh and fun look of the new Picanto ensures that this is a model certain to appeal to the younger generations. For older motorists, however, don’t let this deter you. The bold colour schemes - including body coloured bumpers and mirrors - are suitable for anyone, adding a sporty touch to the compact dimensions. And, with the Kia signature grille proudly adorning the front fascia, this is a model that isn’t afraid to make a mark. In the GT line edition, meanwhile, sporty red accents ensure this is a true standout model.
Step inside the cabin and there is much to admire. Not only does it provide more leg and headroom than you might expect, but the quality of upholstery is certain to impress. From the leather-covered steering wheel and gearstick through to the generous loadspace of up to 870 litres with the rear seats folded, getting comfy in the cabin couldn’t be easier. You can even use the air conditioning to help tailor the environment to a comfortable level.
Vehicle performance is delivered by a selection of 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre petrol engines, with 121Nm of torque available from the larger engine option. Working with a five-speed manual transmission, you can enjoy seamless transitions as well as economical performance as standard. Simply test drive today to experience the responsive driving on offer.
Taking to the road in the new Picanto is not only fun and rewarding, but it’s safe too. A host of driver assistance technologies work to offer the utmost peace of mind, with such measures as an Anti-Lock Braking System, Vehicle Stability Management system, and Hill-Start Assist supporting you when pulling away on inclines, you can be confident of safe and secure motoring every time.
There’s plenty of additional technology to further add to the driving experience. For ‘2’ models and above, Bluetooth connectivity enables you to stream media from your smartphone; ‘3’ models, meanwhile, incorporate Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a reversing camera, and even cruise control.