Kia Picanto 1.0

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Kia Picanto 1.0

Kia present the Picanto 1.0 GS 5-seater 5dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

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Review of "Kia Picanto 1.0"

published 05/06/2007 | LOR92
Member since : 27/05/2007
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Pro Brilliant to get around the city and park in small spaces.
Cons Cramped in the back and isn't the best on hills.
Road Handling
Fuel consumption

"Kia Picanto - THUMBS UP"

Great little car for running around the city, It is also good for travelling long distances from time to time but wouldn\'t buy the car if that was a daily habit. I wouldn't recommend more than 2 people travelling in the car for more than 15 minutes though because the back is extreamly cramped. The petrol consumption is brilliant and doesn't eat you out of pocket. The tyres need checking regularly as they do have a tendancy to 'deflate' as it were, within a week or so.

On my visit to Devon I was very proud that my car managed to make the four hour car journey and that when we got there it was able to go up the hills, even if it did need some persuading.

The GLAMOUR model that I purchased has a different look to the standard Picanto. The front grill especially looks alot more stylish and so did the silver dust caps ( before I had them pinched).

Overall a very good little motor car.

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  • TheHairyGodmother published 10/06/2007
    sorry for the low rating but this review is crying out for loads and loads more information. Have a look around at similar reviews to see what is required and if you update, please do not hesitate to drop me a line in my guestbook and i will happily come back and re-rate :o)
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Product Information : Kia Picanto 1.0

Manufacturer's product description

Kia present the Picanto 1.0 GS 5-seater 5dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

Product Details

Body Type: Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol

Transmission type: 5 Speed Manual, 5 Speed Manual Gearbox

Range: Kia Picanto

Driven Wheels: Front (FWD)

Range + Engine Type: Picanto 1.0

Manufacturer: Kia

Insurance Group: 2

Engine Size (cc): 999

Towing Limit (kg): 700

Boot Capacity (litres): 882

Height: 1480

Width: 1595

Length: 3495

Weight: 936

Power: 60

Type: Car

Release Date: 01.01.2005

Available Trims: GS; LX

Classification: Compact Car

Country of Origin: South Korea

CO2 Emissions: 123 g/km - (Man)

NCAP Rating: NCAP 3 Star Rating

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 16.4 seconds - (Man)

Maximum Speed (mph): 93

Warranty: 3 years / Unlimited miles

Cylinders: 4

Fuel Capacity (litres): 35

Torque: 64@2900 lb/ft

Number of Doors: 5

Emissions Class: EU3


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