Kia Picanto new generation will come to Russia in the summer

The novelty will appear in the dealers’ salons in June. The model will be assembled for the first time at the capacities of the Kaliningrad Avtotor plant.

The press service of Kia shared details about the version for the Russian market. So, a compact hatchback will offer petrol engines with 1 liter MPI with a power of 67 hp. And a 84-horsepower 1.2-liter MPI. In this case, the first will work exclusively with a 5-step “mechanics”, and the second will be a 4-band “automatic”.

For security, there are six airbags, an electronic stability control system ESC, an assistance system for starting on the rise and a system for monitoring tire pressure, which are included in the list of basic equipment. Also, depending on the configuration, the car is equipped with a rear-view camera, LED marker and daytime running lights and direction indicators.

For the first time for the model Picanto will be offered a new version of GT Line. It can be distinguished from the usual Picanto by red, silver and black accents on the grille, side air intakes, thresholds and on the rear bumper, as well as on the chrome twin tailpipe.

Prices and bundling will be announced closer to the start of sales.