The KIA Picanto after introducing two of their vehicles in the Pakistani market. Kia Lucky Motors is all set to launch Kia Picanto for its customers.
It is pertinent to say that Kia had initially planned on the booking for Picanto in August. However, owing to unknown reasons, it was delayed.
According to Pakwheels, the booking will open from next week. The deliveries will be made from October 2019 and onwards.
KIA Picanto is having an entry-level 5-door hatchback powered by 1,000cc engine. Displacement mated with a 4-speed automatic gearbox. Picanto shares a platform with Hyundai i10 as a partner and as far as it’s economy figures are concerned. NEDC rates it up to 23 km/liter. Hatchback has a wheelbase of 2400mm which provides well classic control over the car.
Picanto was initially introduced in 2004 which continued till 2011 before the 2nd generation model came into the market. The 2nd generation remained in draft till 2017 after which the company introduced the 3rd generation of Picanto at Geneva Motor Show 2017 and is currently being produced around the globe.
The hatchback introduces engine capacity and comes in 1.0-liter engine mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. A 1.2-liter engine which is offered under the optional automatic transmission. It is worthy to mention that KIA Lucky Motors is planning to introduce the 2nd generation 1.0-litre engine model in Pakistan. So, once again, the country will get an older version of a new car; this time by a new player in the auto sector.
The 2nd generation KIA Picanto displayed has a signature compact tiger-nose radiator grille at the front and comes with 14” alloy rims. The hatchback also featured power steering, power windows (front), entertainment system and analog climate control.
Features & Specifications
|KIA Picanto Features|
KIA Picanto Specifications
|Engine ||An incline 3-cylinders 1.0 MPI engine|
The maximum output power of 69 hp at 6200 rpm
The maximum torque of 94 Nm at 3500 rpm
|Engine capacity||998 cc|
|Transmission||5-speed manual transmission|
4-speed automatic transmission
|Dimensions||Length 3595 mm|
Width 1595 mm
Height 1490 mm
|Interior||Equipped with airbags (one each for driver and passenger)|
Central door locking system
Anti-lock braking system
|Mileage||18 – 20 km/l|
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