KIA has announced the European premiere of a hatchback Picanto third generation (Part 1)

January 31, 2017 at 20:25

The Korean company KIA Motors officially announced European premiere of subcompact hatchback KIA Picanto third generation and has published the first pictures of the car.

2017 European KIA Picanto pic

2017 European KIA Picanto pic

A few days ago in South Korea KIA presented a model KIA Morning new generation, which is a KIA Picanto “twin”. On the photographs you can see a “sports” version of hatchback – GT Line. According to representatives of the brand, experts of German and Korean centers worked on the design of a compact model KIA Picanto third generation. A-segment car has got young, energetic character and expressive features through bold body lines.

2017 Compact KIA Picanto image

2017 Compact KIA Picanto image

Subcompact hatch KIA Picanto of 2017/2018 model year will be available in 5-door body. Wheelbase size of the new car was increased by 15 mm to 2400 mm. The length, width and height of the machine remain unchanged – 3595 mm, 1595 mm and 1485 mm, respectively. Despite this, as it was noted by the press service of the brand, saloon of compact model became much more comfortable. A large number of high-strength steel, which increased the rigidity of the body, was used in the construction.

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