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Kia Picanto 2021 launched with more fuel efficient engine for P500k price


Kia has introduced its compact 4-door hatch car, the Picanto 2020, in South Korea with several new features including an option of safety features, upgraded exterior, and improved 1.0-liter engine.

The visible changes are mostly found on the front grill with a new cluster of LED lighting and air intake opening while the rear side has been refined with more refined taillights.

Also, expect a new interior on the Picanto 2021 as it comes with a stitching accent and bigger infotainment system. The South Korean company is also including a lot of safety features in their country like the Rear Cross-Traffic, Pedestrian Crossing Alert, Lane Departure, and more.

READ: Suzuki S-Press compact SUV launched in PH for P500k price

There is no guarantee if the Philippine model have the same offering. The only sure thing that will arrive in the same 1.0-liter 3-cylinder engine with 75 horsepower. Kia is promising a better fuel efficiency with a 15-kilometer mix of highway and city driving.

Kia PH is expected to launch the Picanto next year with a base model pricing of P500k pesos all the way up to P600k for the top-spec. It will go head-to-head against Suzuki S-Presso, Mitsubishi Mirage, and Toyota Wigo.

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2021 Kia Picanto compact hatch specs, price, release date in the Philippines

  • Body type: 5-door compact car
  • Engine: 1-liter turbocharged
  • Power: 75 Horsepower
  • Torque: 100 Nm
  • Transmission: 4-speed manual or automatic
  • Fuel efficiency: up to 15* km/l combined
  • Ground clearance: 150mm to 160mm
  • Safety: Driver and passenger airbags, ABS or Anti-lock Brake System, ISOFIX, Stability Control, Lane Departure, Traffic Alert, etc.
  • Features: Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Price: P500k to P600k  Philippine pesos
  • Release date: early-2021 in the Philippines

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