New Kia Picanto arrives in the UK!

April 20, 2015

The Picanto is the smallest model in the Kia range and has received various facelift updates for 2015. It is available to order now.

Kia has made several facelift updates to its Picanto range, with extra equipment added as standard. It also features a comprehensive package of styling, specification revisions, interior quality enhancement and a new trim grade SR7 which replaces the former VR7 model.

The Picanto features new lights and a new bumper design with a vertical fog lamp. The interior received chrome rings on the three-cylinder instrument cluster and chrome accents on the air vent knobs as well as a high gloss black finish gear selector. The SR7 trim version which is replacing the VR7 benefits from rear privacy glass and automatic lights.

The Picanto is one of the smallest Kia’s in the UK, offered in both three and five door versions. All the Picanto models come with an RDS radio, CD player with MP3 disc functionality, front or all-round electric windows, and a trip computer. They also benefit from a range of safety and security systems that come as standard like – hill start assist, electronic stability control, brake assist, vehicle stability, anti-theft alarm system, engine immobiliser, and remote central door locking.

The Picanto comes in a choice of two 1.0 and 1.25 litre petrol engines emitting CO2 from just 99 grams per kilometre.

The Kia Picanto three door range:

Engine Power brake horse power Torque Newton metre Average Miles Per Gallon CO2 Emissions (grams per kilometre) Accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour Maximum Speed (in seconds)
Picanto 1 1.0 litre 68 95 67.3 99 13.9 95
Picanto SR7 1.0 litre 68 95 67.3 99 13.9 95

The Kia Picanto five door range:

Engine Power brake horse power Torque Newton metre Average Miles Per Gallon CO2 Emissions (grams per kilometre) Accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour Maximum Speed (in seconds)
Picanto 1 1.0 litre 68 95 67.3 99 13.9 95
Picanto 1 Air 1.0 litre 68 95 67.3 99 13.9 95
Picanto SR7 1.0 litre 68 95 67.3 99 13.9 95
Picanto 2 1.0 litre ISG 68 95 67.3 95 13.9 95
Picanto 2 1.25 litre ISG 84 121 68.9 100 11.0 106
Picanto 2 1.25 litre auto 84 121 53.3 125 12.9 101
Picanto 3 1.25 litre ISG 84 121 62.8 106 11.0 106
Picanto 3 1.25 litre auto 84 121 50.4 130 12.9 101
Picanto 4 1.25 litre ISG 84 121 62.8 106 11.0 106

Here are some size and dimension details:

External Dimensions
Length 3595 millimetres
Width 1595 millimetres
Height 1480 millimetres
Wheelbase 2385 millimetres
Internal Dimensions
Headroom 1st/2nd Row 1002/962 millimetres
Legroom 1st/2nd Row 1070/820 millimetres
Boot Space
With rear seats up 200 litres
With rear seats down 605 litres
Weight
Gross vehicle weight 1340-1370 kilograms

Register your interest in the Kia Picanto!

To register your interest in the Kia Picanto. You can view our business and personal contract hire rates here by clicking the relevant links below or call our sales team on 0800 458 0113 (free from a land line)

Please Note – We have started taking orders for the 2015 Kia Picanto, however any lead times are only an estimate and may move due to factory order allocation.

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