Hyundai is going to introduce affordable Kia brand cars in Indian market in 2019. Kia Motors is in process to finding a perfect site for its operations in country. As per reports, Kia plant will be located in Anantpur district, Andhra Pradesh. The company will launch its first car named as Kia Picanto hatchback. The vehicle was introduced at 87th Geneva Motor show. Let’s check Kia Picanto Price, launch date in India, Specs, design etc.
Kia Picanto Design, Interior, Exterior, Specifications, Price in India, Launch Date
Kia will make its debut with a hatchback and it can make its debut in Indian market in Auto Expo 2018 and may launch in 2019. The car is below than Hyundai i10, which will be launched under different name I.e. Kia.
Kia Picanto Exterior
If we talk about styling, then let us tell you that the Picanto looks sporty. Front profile features a small squared bonnet and sharp puller back headlamps flanking the small mesh grille with chrome surround. From looks, the hatchback looks agile and bold, reminding of Hyundai cars from its native place. The headlamps are connected with a small mesh grille with chrome surrounds. The car comes with fog lamps, side skirts and hexagonal lower grille etc. Because of wide window line, flared wheel arc hes, the side view looks appealing.
Kia Picanto Interior
From inside, the Picanto offers good headroom and leg space both. The vehicle comes with 7.0 inch touch screen infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It offers 255 litres of space which can be expanded up to 1010 litre by folding rear sheets.
Kia Picanto Specifications
|Engine||1.2-litre Kappa VTVT||1.2-litre, 3-cylinder tubro|
|Transmission||5-speed MT & 4-speed AT||5-speed MT|
Currently the Kia Picanto is available with petrol engine, but the car will be launched in India with both Petrol and diesel engines. At present the Picanto is available with 1.0 litre, 3 cylinders Kappa VTVT engine capable of generating 66bhp of power and 96.2Nm of torque. The car will also receives a 1.2 litre, 4 cylinders petrol engine produces 83bhp with 114Nm of torque. On the other side the 1.2 litre, 3 cylinders turbo diesel engine can produce 74bhp of power with maximum 190Nm of torque. The petrol engine comes with 5 Speed MT & 4 Speed AT gearbox and diesel engine will get 5 Speed AT transmission.
Kia Picanto Launch Date
The new Kia PIcanto has made its international debut at Geneva Motor Show 2017. The company will reveals it in Delhi Auto Expo 2018 scheduled to be held in February 2018. However the company has not revealed Kia PIcanto launch date in India but we are expecting its release date somewhere in 2019.
Kia Picanto Price in India
As we mentioned above that the car positioned below than Grand i10, so it will be priced below Hyundai i10. The car is expected to be priced between 4 lakh to 7 lakh rupees which is a genuine for middle class Indian families.
Here we have updated upcoming Kia Picanto Price, launch date in India, Engine Specs, Design, Interior, Exterior etc. For more updates, keep in touch with us.