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Kia Picanto 2018

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RM49,888
OTR Price in Kuala Lumpur
Picanto 2018 Specifications
Engine 1248 cc
Power 83 hp
Transmission Type Automatic
Driver Airbag Yes
Air Conditioner Yes
Power Steering Yes
Ground Clearance 172 mm
Seating Capacity 5 Seats

From the experts

Things We Like in Picanto 2018
  • Styling is appealing
  • Fun to drive
  • Class-leading equipments
Things We Dont Like in Picanto 2018
  • Light steering
  • Less efficient engine
  • Abrupt brake pedal

Price List of Picanto 2018

Variant Price Specifications  
1.2 EX AT RM49,888 *
OTR Price
1248 cc, 83 hp, Automatic, Petrol

Colors of Picanto 2018

Picanto 2018 is available in 5 different colors - Titanium Silver, Clear White, Honey Bee, Lime Light and Pop Orange.

  • Titanium Silver

  • Clear White

  • Honey Bee

  • Lime Light

  • Pop Orange

Pictures of Picanto 2018

Review of Picanto 2018

  • Overview
  • Interior & Features
  • Exterior
  • Mileage Running Cost
  • Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Braking Safety

Overview

The new Kia Picanto is a city car manufactured by the South Korean manufacturer Kia since 2004. In South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Chile it is referred as Kia Morning. This hatchback is manufactured exclusively at a joint venture plant along with Donghee, South Korea. Compact, appealing and stylish,the new Kia Picanto is a perfect choice for those who are looking for a small family car. This amazing car is made available with two different variants in the Malaysian Auto market such as 1.2 MT and 1.2 AT. Equipped with standard KAPPA 1.2 MPI CVVT which proposes great performance, considering its power, torque, mileage and fuel economy. This sole engine is appointed with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) feature which contributes in decent fuel economy and mileage. It comprises the capacity of producing 87 PS of maximum power at 6000 rpm, along with the maximum torque of about 119.6 Nm at 4000 rotations per minute. Alongside, the two variants are equipped with 5-speed manual transmission (1.2 MT) and 4-speed automatic transmission (1.2 AT) respectively.


This South Korean manufacturer has designed this 5-door hatchback with stylish muscular lines which complements its overall appearance. It is loaded with multi-accessories and entertainment functions such as radiator “Tiger Roar” grille, halogen projector headlamps with LED technology, electric folding and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors integrated with LED side repeater and rear combination lamp with LED technology outside. Whereas, on the inside it has high quality audio system comprising of radio player, CD player and MP3 player, AUX interface, USB connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity and superior speakers (4 speakers in 1.2 MT and 6 speakers in 1.2 AT), tilted multi function steering wheel, manual air conditioner and spacious interior design. Additionally, the dynamic external safety backed by internal safety aspects ensures the safety of its occupants including 6 airbag system, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Traction Control system (TCS), Brake Assist System (BAS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) which helps the driver steer by augmenting steering effort.

Interior & Features

The elegance and sophistication of the interior of this Kia Picanto is quite impressive and harmonious. The premium quality black colored fabric upholstery used inside, makes its occupants comfortable for long sittings. Equipped with supervision control with trip computer, instrumented with engine RPM meter makes your drive firm and easy. The cozy interiors of this hatchback comprises a number of high tech instruments which increases the comfort and convenience of its occupants. The advance equipment appointed on board includes high quality audio system comprising of radio player, CD player and an MP3 player, AUX interface, USB connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity and superior speakers (4 speakers in 1.2 MT and 6 speakers in 1.2 AT) and tilted multi function steering wheel which is appointed with various controls. In addition, the manual air conditioner, vanity mirrors (small mirrors for 1.2 MT and big mirrors with LED illumination for 1.2 AT variant) and hinged type driving pedals are also employed in the latest Picanto for further enhancement of its appeal.

Interior Comfort

The airy interior combined with sophisticated appeal, can be found in the latest Kia Picanto. Being a hatchback, this car offers premium quality comfort and convenience to its occupants. Upholstered with premium quality fabric which is black in color gives a classy feel inside. Provided with large sized seats comprising 3-point ELR with height adjuster (Front and rear sides) and 3-point static (centre) not only increases the comfort, but proposes a safe drive. This car embraces its roomy interior with ample space for legroom and headroom for those occupants who are tall. Further, to increase the tranquility and serenity inside, this hatchback is provided with manual air conditioning system, passenger’s seat under tray appointed in front seat, up and down head rest (rear seats), cup holder with mood lamp (employed in 1.2 AT variant), class-leading audio system with high quality speakers, tilt adjustable steering wheel with controls and luggage under floor box is also present in this amazing car.

Interior Measurements

The Kia Picanto’s roomy cabin comes with large boot space, which is one of the major segments for the latest Picanto. It offers the maximum boot volume of 292 litres when the rear seats are in place, improving this figure when the seats are folded down in 60:40 split ratio to 605 litres. Other than this, to store your drinks, this hatchback is provided with rotating type dual cup holder as standard and an additional cup holder with mood lamp is employed in the 1.2 AT model.

Stereo and Accessories

With the latest Kia Picanto, you will enjoy the operating of its advance stereo system that contributes in increasing the excitement of your ride. It is provided with high tech audio system which comprises radio player, CD player and MP3 player. The 1.2 MT variant is employed with full wrap around sound coming from the four speakers, however the 1.2 AT variant has 2 additional tweeter speaker that provides enhanced sound quality. Additional power outlets such as AUX interface and USB connectivity is also available with both the variants of Picanto. You can simply talk over the phone while driving with its Bluetooth connectivity function.

Exterior

Embellished with neat and muscular character lines, the new Kia Picanto is just the way to express yourself with its modish appearance. With its exterior design, this 5-door hatchback makes you feel the practicality right at your home. The front profile of this vehicle is enhanced with appointed radiator “TigeAbrupt brake pedalr Roar” grille, along with a Picanto signature and a pair of halogen projector headlamp with manual leveling device and LED day time running lights, improving your your night vision and your on-road visibility. Body colored door handles (Chrome coated in 1.2 AT variant) and electric folding and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors integrated with LED side repeater expresses its elegant personality and decent functionality. The generous tinted glass segment appointed at wind shield, front and rear door gives a great clear vision to its occupants. Furthermore, rear fog lamps, rear combination lamp with LED technology, rear spoiler and heated rear end screen back light encloses the stylish rear profile of this 5-door hatchback.

Exterior Measurements

The variants of latest Kia Picanto comprises specific dimensions as standard to express. The overall L X W X H dimensions of the vehicle stands at 3595 mm X 1595 mm X 1480 mm and the wheelbase for the same comes at 2385 mm.

Wheels

The large and substantial wheels employed the New Kia Picanto gives the glimpse of its sportiness and toughness. This hatchback is made available with 14 inch alloy wheels, comprising the tyre size of 165/60 R14 whereas the 1.2 AT variant is appointed with 15 inch alloy wheels with tyre size 175/50 R15.

Mileage Running Cost

Equipped with efficient KAPPA 1.2 MPI CVVT, the latest Kia Picanto is reasonable to buy and delivers decent fuel economy. This economical engine delivers a fair mileage of 18.3 km/l. However, the fuel tank has the capacity of 35 litres.

Engine & Fuel Consumption

Equipped with an efficient engine as standard, KAPPA 1.2 MPI CVVT provides great performance to its occupants. This engine is appointed with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) feature which results decent fuel economy and mileage. The Kappa 1.2 MPI CVVT engine is capable of producing 87 PS of maximum power at 6000 rpm, along with the maximum torque of about 119.6 Nm at 4000 rotations per minute. For better handling, the 1.2 MT is linked with 5-speed manual transmission, whereas the 1.2 AT is associated with 4-speed automatic transmission.

Power

The sole engine equipped as standard with both the variants of Kia Picanto, Kappa 1.2 MPI CVVT 4 cylinder engine is capable of producing 87 PS of maximum power output at 6000 rpm, along with the peak torque of about 119.6 Nm at 4000 rpm.

Acceleration & Pickup

Availability of an efficient, KAPPA 1.2 MPI CVVT engine makes the vehicle quite fast by delivering amazing performance. This petrol engine takes 11.6 seconds to reach the 0 to 100 km/h mark, however the top speed of the same remains as 169 km/h.

Braking Safety

The New Kia Picanto is allocated with a decent suspension system, which helps the driver in reducing resistance force and making the drive effortless. For easy and safe handling, this 5-door hatchback is appointed with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) which enables the driver to reduce the danger of skidding, or loosing control as a result of over-steering and under-steering, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which prevents the wheels from locking up at the time of braking, Traction Control system (TCS), Brake Assist System (BAS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) provides further enhancements to vehicle stability and Hill start assist control (HAC) that prevents the vehicle from rolling away. Further, these features are enhanced with employed ventilated disc brakes for front and solid disc for rear. Improved suspension system comprising MacPherson Struts and stabilizer, and Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) for front and rear respectively provides easy handling to the driver.

Safety and Security

The latest Kia Picanto has received four stars in the Euro NCAP crash test ratings, while providing number of standard safety features that makes its occupants feel safe during the ride. This 5-door hatchback is employed with 6 air bag system (Dual Front, side and curtain airbags), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) which helps the driver to maintain control of the vehicle in the events of extreme steering maneuvers by keeping the car headed in the direction of driver, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which prevents the wheels from locking up at the time of braking, Traction Control system (TCS), Brake Assist System (BAS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) which provides further enhancements to the car’s stability and steering responses when the vehicle detects any changes and Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) which supports the driver in steep hills. Moreover, it has Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) helping the drivers steer by augmenting steering endeavor of the steering wheel and ISOFIX child attachment for your child safety.

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Kia Picanto 2018 News

Zero-rated GST preview will save you up to RM10,638 on KIA cars until May 31
Zero-rated GST preview will save you up to RM10,638 on KIA cars until May 31

KUALA LUMPUR: Post the announcement made by the finance ministry to fixate the GST figure to 0%,  Naza Kia Malaysia is all set to release the new price list of Kia vehicles without the six percent GST

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