Martha A. George. Kia. May 04th , 2017.
Kia Motors went on sale to updating its smallest model, the Picanto. This is a renewal from the aesthetic that affects the front, while maintaining the same mechanical before, a three-cylinder 1.0-liter 69 horsepower mated to a manual gearbox fifth.
WHAT IS IT ?: The updated Kia Picanto, presented to the world earlier this year. Enhancements include a redesigned front, where the changes are focused on front and rear bumpers of the new design. There were no developments in equipment or mechanical, and keeps coming imported from Seosan, South Korea.
The 2016 Kia Picanto measures 3,595 mm long, 1,595 mm wide and 1,490 mm high, with a wheelbase of 2,385 mm. The trunk has 200 liters capacity, expandable to 870 l with integrally folded rear seat backs.
Mechanically retains the impeller 998 cc, three-cylinder, 12-valve with variable valve CVVT distribution, and multipoint injection. It is able to dispense 69 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and a torque of 95 Nm at 3,500 laps par. It is associated with a five-speed manual transmission and front traction. Factory declares an top speed of 153 km / h, acceleration from 0-100 km / h in 14.4 seconds and a combined consumption of 4.2 liters per 100 kilometers. The Kerb weight is 845 kg.
In terms of chassis, it has a separate scheme McPherson with stabilizer bar and semi-independent, torsion beam with stabilizer bar in the rear. The address is mechanics electrically assisted rack and pinion (MDPS). The brakes are ventilated disc at the front and drums at the rear axle.
Strengths: The design that was both attractive model and now looks more modern. Comfort equipment are correct. Other highlights are the guarantee of 3 years or 100,000 kilometers, and the quality of interior materials, which is among the best in the segment A. The factory is declared consumption quite content.
AGAINST: Unlike some rivals, the Picanto does not offer ISOFIX child seats. The rear seat flips up but in one piece. The spare tire is of the type temporary measure 105/70 R14.
FEATURES: The Picanto is available in a single version called EX offers standard: dual airbags, ABS brakes, four three-point inertia seat belts and rear center double-headed four height adjustable headrests, air conditioning, power pack (four levantavidrios , mirrors, and lock), on-board computer with Gear Shift Indicator, Eco Driving Mode system, height adjustable multifunction steering wheel, electrically assisted steering, driver seat height adjustment, folding rear seat back in one piece, AM / FM / CD / MP3 / Aux-In / USB / iPod, internal opening of the fuel tank, and stamped steel wheels with 14-inch plastic cups on 165/60 R14 tires, among other items.
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