KIA Picanto

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Picanto Key Features

Engine 998 cc Power 68 hp
Seating 5 seats Ground Clearance 152 mm
Driver Airbag Yes Power Steering Yes

Price List of Picanto

Variant   Specifications  
kappa 1.0 MPI    998 cc, 68 hp, 5 seats, Petrol
kappa 1.2 MPI    1248 cc, 86 hp, 5 seats, Petrol

Picanto Colors

Picanto is available in 11 different colors - Orange, Blue, Titanium Silver, Auora Black, Clear White, Shiny Red, Light Yellow, Alice Blue, Honey Bee, Milky Beige and Sparkling Silver.

  • Orange

  • Blue

  • Titanium Silver

  • Auora Black

  • Clear White

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Picanto Mileage

Variant Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
Petrol 20.2

Review Picanto

  • Overview
  • Interior & Features
  • Exterior
  • Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Braking Safety


Kia has always offered exciting models that cater to the requirements of city driving in an effective manner. With its economical, stylish and comfortable lineup, Kia is playing a successful inning in the local market for quite a long time. To further improved its grip on the budget segment, the Korean manufacturer introduced Picanto in 2015 and instantly managed to make a distinct standing in the market. The appealing styling with prominent character lines and sporty stance is what makes this drive a 'must-to-buy' family hatch. Kia Picanto comes with 2 engines with a differentiation in capacity for Filipino auto market. Both of the engines are decently efficient and churn appropriate power.

Interior & Features

The interior carries appeal and elegance in an appropriate manner. The dark upholstery on seats makes it look sporty and gracious while the dashboard is also designed to comfort the driver with all the gauges and instrument panel placed in an intelligent manner. The leather-wrapped steering wheel and the dashboard have chrome finishing on them which enhances the charm which this hatch carries. Red illumination on meters adds sporty element in the cabin area. For catering to the entertainment needs, the hatchback gets a 4 speaker music system that offers AUX, USB, microSD, FM/AM compatibility. The boot space offered in this Kia drive measures to 200-litre which can be enhanced to a maximum of 870-litre after folding the rear seats in 60/40 ratio.


Kia Picanto hatchback has an appealing styling and the influence of European styling is clearly evident in the recent offering. With a narrow upper front grille on which the Kia insignia is placed and a broad lower front grille in gloss black, reflects the company’s signature styling. Complementing this setup in an effective manner are the bold edgy headlights. There are crisp body lines on the sides of this hatchback to give it a sporty appearance. An antenna for improved entertainment network is placed on the sweeping roofline of Kia Picanto. The overall dimensions of this drive measure 3595 mm x 1595 mm x 1490 mm (L x W x H) along with a wheelbase of 2385 mm. This peppy drive comes fitted with 14-inch steel wheel with 165/60 R14 tires in 1.0-litre engine trim and 15-inch alloy wheels with 1.2-litre engine variant.

Engine & Fuel Consumption

Kia Picanto is packed with 2 dexterous engines – 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre with D-CVVT technology. The 1.0-litre engine churns out a maximum power of 69 PS at 6200 rpm along with a peak torque counting to 94 Nm at 3500 rpm. The 1.2-litre engine knocks out a peak power output measuring 87 PS at 6000 rpm alongside a peak torque measuring 120 Nm at 4000 rpm. The 1.0-litre engine shows a decent acceleration while racing from standstill to 100 kmph in 13.9 seconds with a top speed of 152 kmph. This engine delivers a mileage of 16.6 kmpl on combined terrains which is pretty inline with the segment standard.

Braking Safety

Kia Picanto is engineered in such a manner that it absorbs shock waves and shifts it towards the side pillars to reduce the impact energy after an event of a collision or hit. There are 3-point ELR belts at the front, 2 similar ELR seatbelts at the rear and one lap belt to keep the occupants firm on their place even after an accident to safeguard them from any physical shock. The braking system consists of ventilated discs at the front and drum brakes at the rear to offer decent stopping power to this compact hatchback.

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    Amihan Amor Apr 07, 2017
    Good first car for non family people on a budget

    The Picanto is probably the most important model from the South Korean automaker Kia.A small and easy-to-park car with sufficient leg space despite its small size. Well positioned fascia on the dashboard - clear vision of all instruments. It's a very comfortable and fun to drive car for its price range. Has a lot of gadgets with options to further Read More

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