Used Kia Picanto buying guide
The Kia Picanto is a nimble five-door hatch that’s great for navigating city traffic and getting into tricky parking spots. You’ll love its compact size and practical interiors, value-packed with features. It’s similar to a Mazda 2 or Toyota Yaris in size, and is a popular choice for city drivers who usually travel alone or with one or two passengers. Kia is also known for making quality cars that are reliable, comfortable, and equipped with lots of modern features, and a used Kia Picanto is definitely worth checking out.
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Kia Picanto range: what’s included
Trying to work out which Kia Picanto model is for you? Here’s a few of the common models you’ll find when you’re buying a used Kia Picanto.
Kia Picanto S
The Kia Picanto S is the entry-level model, with a 1.2L petrol engine, 5-speed manual or 4-speed auto transmission, and 16-inch alloy wheels. Standard features on the Picanto S include bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED daytime running lights, electronic brake force distribution, anti-lock braking, cruise control, keyless entry, split fold rear seats, and auto emergency braking.
Kia Picanto X-line
On top of standard equipment, the Picanto X-line adds front fog lights, LED tail lights, height-adjustable front seatbelts, and sports pedals. You’ll have all the essentials to dart around in town, with light steering and handy ground clearance.
Kia Picanto GT-line / GT
The GT-line features an extensive style pack that includes chrome finishes on door handles and grille surrounds, and leather appointed steering wheel, gear knob, and red-accented seats. The refined finishes add a premium touch to the Picanto GT-line, and red accents give the interiors a sporty feel. For a bigger punch in performance, choose the Picanto GT model with 5-speed manual transmission and 1.0L turbo engine.
Is a used Kia Picanto safe?
Kia cars score well on safety, with ultra-high tensile steel bodies that are rigid and light for crash safety. Kia Picanto variants have recorded 4-star ANCAP ratings across the range. Standard active safety features on a Kia Picanto include anti-locking brakes, brake assist, traction control, electronic stability, forward collision alert, and parking assistance. It’s also fitted with a full package of airbags throughout the cabin.
What are the benefits of buying a used Kia Picanto?
With a used Kia Picanto, you’ll enjoy the reassurance of the quality builds and reliability of Kia cars. It’s also an affordable option, as you’ll find many higher-spec used Kia Picanto cars that fit your budget. This makes a used Kia Picanto such a popular choice for first-car buyers too. Moreover, you’ll also be able to enjoy Kia’s strong 7-year unlimited km warranty that carries over to many of their used cars.
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