The new Kia Picanto 2021 has quietly entered the market. Unbelievable and with only one version, the Kia Picanto 2021 looks sporty, with a 1.0 flex engine and automatic transmission. Sold at a starting price of $ 14700 the GT is the new generation of Picanto EU USA.
With a generous package of equipment, the launch comes two years behind Europe and Asia.
What’s new in Kia Picanto 2021
The new Picanto arrived in EU USA without official announcement. The compact is outdated in mechanics despite its thought-provoking and robust look.
With a 4-speed automatic transmission and 1.0 12V flex-aspirated engine, it equals mechanics only with the New Toyota Etios.
But not everything is outdated with the New Kia Picanto 2021 . Although it is still 3.6 meters long, it is 1.5 cm larger in wheelbase and 1 cm more in rear swing.
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And its trunk has also been expanded to 255 liters.
Competitors Picanto 2021 :
- New Citroen C3
- New Peugeot 207
Kia Picanto 2021 Series Items
The highlight of the New Kia Picanto series was the Android Auto, Carplay, Bluetooth, and a touch-sensitive, floating-screen multimedia center on top of the seven-inch panel.
Check out the main New Picanto 2021 series items:
- Automatic lighting of headlights and lanterns (both in LED),
- Double airbag,
- Manual air conditioner,
- Leather seats with red accents (at the seams and sides),
- Rear camera with multimedia system;
- Pocket knife
- 3-point rear seat belts;
- Onboard computer
- Stability control;
- Rear window defroster;
- Steering with progressive electric assistance.
- Progressive electric steering with automatic and manual shift options;
- Electric steering,
- Chrome brackets,
- Electric folding and heating mirrors,
- ISOFIX system for fastening child seats;
- 7 ″ multimedia system with 3D navigation;
- Electric trio,
- Leather sports steering wheel (with height and depth adjustment),
- Multifunctional steering wheel with sound system;
- Among others.
According to New Kia, the official announcement of the new Picanto was not made because the launch “will serve a specific niche market and few units will be imported.”
Technical sheet Kia Picanto 2021
New Kia has recalibrated Picanto’s suspension with new stabilizer bars and spring and damper adjustment. What’s more, the electric steering now comes more responsive and with a smaller turning radius than the previous model.
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What disappoints this release is the performance: 80 hp available on a model that has a sporty design and deserved much more.
Mechanization New Kia Picanto 2021 :
- Kappa engine 1.0 flex fuel 3 cylinders;
- Height (mm): 1,495;
- Minimum height of the ground (mm): 141;
- Front balance (mm): 675;
- Rear Balance (mm): 520;
- Track gauge (front / rear) (mm): 1,394 / 1,403;
- Loading capacity (kg): 419;
- Cylinder (cm3): 998;
- Control: DOHC, 12 CVVT valves (variable);
- Length (mm): 3,595;
- Wheelbase (mm): 2,400;
- In running order: 971;
- Width (mm): 1,595;
- Total Gross Weight: 1,370;
- Maximum power (gasoline / ethanol) (cv @ rpm) 77 @ 6,200 / 80 @ 6,200;
- Feeding System: Sequential Electronic Injection;
- Compression Ratio: 12.5: 1;
- Maximum torque (gasoline / ethanol) (kgm @ rpm) 9.4 @ 4,500 / 9.8 @ 4,500.
- Fuel tank volume (l): 35;
- Number of Occupants: 5.
I spend Kia Sportage 2021
Since Picanto 2021 still uses the same automatic gearbox, this influences the car’s average consumption. Check below the averages:
- city: 8.4 km / l gasoline and 9.7 km / l ethanol;
- road: 11.3 km / l petrol and 13.6 km / l ethanol.
Price Kia Picanto 2021
The current price of the New Kia Picanto 2021 is 14700 $.
Any updates regarding the new New Kia Picanto will be announced shortly. Check out an explanatory video of the vehicle and more photos of the launch.