2017 Kia Picanto is a city car from the Korean company riding on a shortened platform of the Hyundai Getz that was launched in 2003. The second-generation model saw the latest change in 2011. The new model is created from scratch and shares the same platform with the Hyundai i30. Larger than its forerunner, the third-generation hatchback was first unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, but expect to see additional changes for the released model. The new Picanto will be released on early 2017. Ford Ka, Toyota Aygo, and Hyundai i10 are some of its competitors.
2017 Kia Picanto Exterior
There is a pair of reshaped LED headlamps at the front with the shape that are no longer lengthening on the way to the windshield. It seems KIA will offer the LED lights technology as an option. The fog lamps are redesigned while the grille is bigger. Expect to see update for the tiger nose grille. At the back, the taillight cluster is new that come with LED technology. The tail area could be completely reshaped. The 2017 Kia Picanto hatch will look sportier with raked rear windscreen and will be smaller in size.
2017 Kia Picanto Powertrain
3- and 4-cylinder small-displacement engines could be available under the hood of the new 2017 Kia Picanto. There will be 1.2-liter, four-cylinder or 1.0-liter, three-cylinder gasoline units to choose. These units are the same from the previous models but are tuned up to boast more power but returns better fuel economy. There will be also a 1.1-liter, three cylinder diesel engine offers similar to the second-generation Hyundai i10. It will be offered with new 4 speed automatic and 5 speed manual transmissions.
2017 Kia Picanto Interior
There is not much information about the interior but there should be an improvement over the previous model. This means the car in this low-priced category will have the most premium interiors. 2017 Kia Picanto features extra metallic inserts, higher quality plastic cover, improved finish and fit, and a more user friendly center console.