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Kia Picanto

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Kia Picanto
Bouk an chassis
ClessCeety caur
LayootFront-ingine, front-wheel-drive
PredecessorKia Visto

The Kia Picanto, kent as the Kia Morning in Sooth Korea an Chile, Kia EuroStar in Taiwan, Kia New Morning in Vietnam[1] an the Naza Suria or Naza Picanto in Malaysie[2], is a law cost ceety caur produced bi Kia Motors.

First generation (SA)[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Picanto is based on a shortened platform o the Daihatsu Sirion. It is available wi aither 1.0 or 1.1 L petrol ingines. A 3-cylinder diesel ingine (based on the Kia Cerato's 1.5 CRD fower-cylinder unit), wi direct injection an a variable geometry turbocharger, haes been available in the European mercat syne Ware 04, wi pouer reachin 75 PS (55 kW). The Morning is 3,495 mm (137.6 in) lang wi a five-door hatchback body. Automatic gearboxes are optional in the petrol units. An' a' sauld in some kintras wi a 1.2L ingine foond in the Hyundai i10

Tae increase its appeal in the European mercat, the Picanto is equipt wi sic features as CD Player (that enables MP1, 2 an 3 audio playback), air conditionin, front an patentit rear electric windaes, remote central lockin, an electric mirrors. Thir features wur advertised in a short-lived ad campaign starrin Marcus Gronholm.

2007 facelift[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kia Picanto/Morning facelift 2007

The Picanto model in Europe wis altered slichtly in late 2007. Amang the minor chynges wur the licht clusters (front an rear), an for the UK mercat, the indicator stalk wis switcht tae the ither side. For the Italian mercat debut the new bi-fuel LPG version wi 1.0 an 1.1 ingine.

2010 facelift[eedit | eedit soorce]

For the 2010 model year, the Picanto receives some minor chynges tae its interior an exterior an will be on sale for the Korean mercat.[3]

Second generation (JA)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Safety[eedit | eedit soorce]

In its EuroNCAP crash tests, the Picanto earned three oot o five stars for its adult occupant safety ratin an fower oot o five for childer occupant safety.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Truonghai Auto – Kia New Morning". Archived frae the original on 5 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 17 Januar 2021.
  2. "PaulTan.org - Naza Suria". Archived frae the original on 11 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 2 November 2010.
  3. Kia World - 2010 Kia Picanto Unveiled in Korea
  4. "For safer cars | Kia Picanto". Euro NCAP. Retrieved 14 Apryle 2010.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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