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Kia Picanto 2015 presentation

The range of Kia Picanto 2015 looks new in its design to provide a more robust and dynamic image. The facelift has been also used to add new items of equipment, a new engine 1.2 CVVT 85 hp and the possibility of mounting an automatic gearbox.

Kia has presented the facelifted Picanto, Rio and Venga, more urban models. These three cars in its 2015 range received a facelift to renew its image abroad, higher quality interior and new developments in equipment. In addition, as a launch promotion all they come with an attractive special series X-Tech.

The new Picanto, Rio and Venga are now available at dealerships Korean brand and, as usual, have 7 year warranty. We started the review of the three Korean urbanites talking Kia Picanto 2015, which he was presented at the Geneva Motor Show.

What's new Kia Picanto 2015?

To compete in the A segment Picanto has it updated its image abroad regarding the model 2011. Outside observed a new sharper grille that houses a redesigned grille, new LED daytime running lights and fog lights circular wheels 14 inch new design and a rear bumper with varying shapes to give it a square aspect and robust.

The interior also features interesting variations such as coatings better quality instrument panel and air vents, steering wheel and door panels completely new and a lighting system in the feet that brings more light to the interior.

As for equipment, the new focus on incorporating a audio equipment better quality, with six speakers, Bluetooth and USB port. Also it includes a system cruise control with speed limiter which it is operated via steering wheel controls.

What is the range of Kia Picanto 2015?

The smallest model of the Korean manufacturer comes with two petrol engines: the known 1.0 CVVT 66 hp and a new 1.2 CVVT 85 hp, both linked to a 5-speed manual transmission. For the first time Picanto may be associated with a automatic transmission torque converter with 4 speeds, newly developed, in the case of more powerful engine.

The Picanto is available with three finishes called Basic, Concept and Drive. The Concept already quite complete and will be expected to concentrate most of the sales. Basic Concept and the levels can be combined with the bodies 3 and 5 doors while the Drive binds exclusively to the 5-door body.

Basic finish:

  • Steel wheels 13 inches
  • ABS + EBD + ESP + TCS
  • TPMS (Control System tire pressure)
  • 6 Airbag
  • Power steering
  • Electric front windows
  • Central locking
  • daytime running lights
  • Isofix
  • Onboard computer
  • Folding rear seat backrest parts

Finishing Concept (added to the Basic):

  • Steel wheels 14 inches
  • HAC (System Start Assist slope)
  • ESS (flashing brake lights in emergency braking)
  • Bumpers and rear body color
  • chrome exterior handles
  • Steering wheel and shifter skin changes
  • Parking brake handles and chrome interior
  • Audio system with AUX + USB connections and Bluetooth
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Audio control knobs Steering Wheel
  • Air conditioner

Finishing Drive (added to the Concept):

  • Alloy wheels 14 inches
  • Pack Urban (specific bumper and dual exhaust outlet)
  • electric mirrors
  • darkened moons
  • Tray under the passenger seat
  • Cruise control and speed limiter
  • Rear power windows

The body can have six different solid colors and four metalizados- -two being novelty pink metallic Cherry Pink. Alongside these finishes different equipment packages are provided. As a launch promotion arrives series special X-Tech while the younger side seeks to Trendy and Sporty packages, both with the same elements but with different color combinations in upholstery, door panels, steering wheel and dashboard arms.

Special X-Tech series (added to Drive):

  • ISG (stop system&Start)
  • Automatic air conditioning

Trendy package / Sporty (added to Drive):

  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • fog lights
  • Sensor lights
  • Trendy upholstery and trim in red (Trendy only)
  • Sporty upholstery and trim in red (Sporty only)

How much does the Kia Picanto 2015?

Then you have the Kia Picanto prices. Rates may benefit from introductory offer discounts for funding and PIVE Plan so that adding promotions and grants may be made with a Kia Picanto from 6,251 euros. It should be noted that the automatic version can not benefit from the Plan PIVE because it exceeds the limit emissions.

Version Recommended price Price with discount Discounted price + PIVE
Picanto 1.0 CVVT Basic 3p 10,245 € 7,251 € 6,251 €
Picanto 1.0 CVVT Concept 3p 11,495 € 8,501 € 7,501 €
Picanto 1.0 CVVT Concept 5p 11,805 € 8,811 € 7,811 €
Picanto 1.0 CVVT x-Tech Eco-Dynamics 5p 12,255 € 9.503 € 8,503 €
Picanto 1.0 CVVT Drive 5p 12,405 € 9,410 € 8,410 €
Picanto 1.2 CVVT Trendy / Sporty 5p 13,155 € 10,160 € 9,160 €
Picanto 1.2 CVVT Trendy / Sporty AUT 5p 14,455 € 11,343 € 11,343 €

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