By | November 7, 2022

Picanto For Sale In South Africa

What is Picanto ?

The name “Picanto” relates to the Spanish and Italian words “picante/piccante”, meaning “spicy.” The Korean’s version name “Morning” may trace its origin from the “Morning Calm”, as a reference to South Korea’s tradition.

Picanto For Sale In South Africa

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is a Kia Picanto a good car South Africa?

The Kia Picanto is an excellent first car. Its small size and light controls make it considerably easier to drive than most crossovers, SUVs and sedans.

How much is Kia Picanto in SA?

R 266 995.00 (Recommended retail)

Is Kia Picanto a reliable car?

Kia as a brand also made a very impressive account of itself, coming in third place behind Tesla and Porsche in our 2022 Driver Power survey according to owners. It was high in the top 10 across every category, impressing with the quality of its cars for the price.

Are Kia Picantos good on fuel?

The best economy comes from the basic 1.0-litre petrol engine – in most circumstances. With just 67hp, it’s at its best when lightly loaded and performing low-speed town driving. We saw in excess of 60mpg during a week’s commuting. That’s easily on a par with what you’d get from a Toyota Aygo X or VW Up.

Which is better Picanto or i10?

However, the i10 has the edge on the open road, offering just a little more ride comfort and a touch more refinement than the Picanto. Despite the cars’ mechanical similarities, it’s the engines which provide the key difference, though.

What is the cheapest Kia you can buy?

The 2022 Kia Rio sedan is the cheapest Kia car you can buy new in 2022 and is priced at $16,450. It is offered in two trims and the other model starts at $17,090, $300 less than the Rio hatchback.

Is a Kia better than a Hyundai?

So, the verdict is in – while Kia and Hyundai offer similar vehicles, Kia models offer better value and better quality, with bolder styling and a more dynamic driving experience. Simply put, Kia vehicles are all-around better vehicles, no matter what you value most in your car.

How long do Kia Picanto last?

The Picanto, like every Kia, is covered for 100,000 miles or seven years and that stays with the car if it’s sold on.

Are Kia’s expensive to fix?

On average, a Kia only costs about $474 per year for standard maintenance.

What problems do Kia Picanto have?

There have been reports of problems with the crankshaft pulley bolt failing, the crankshaft position sensor failing and the crankshaft snapping just behind the crank timing gear. Any one of these problems can lead to starting issues, lack of power and/or poor engine idling.

Is the Kia Picanto noisy?

The Picanto is positioned as a small city car but that hasn’t stopped me from using the car for my usual demanding workload. Straight after delivery the Kia was pressed into service with some long distance commuting – it suffers from a lot of road noise that is amplified at motorway speeds.

Why is a Kia Picanto a good car?

A nice small car that has been very reliable. Plenty of space for passengers with 5 doors. Seats fold flat to give plenty of luggage space for two, or can be split to give 3 seats and extra luggage space. Economical and yet nippy in traffic.

Is Kia Picanto good for long journey?

However, it has done a fair share of long motorway runs and happily cruises at 70 mph even up long inclines and is surprisingly quiet when on the motorway. Despite its very small boot, it is surprisingly practical.

Is Kia Picanto good for highway?

The Kia Picanto S pleases with its low price and competitive feature list. It’s a good city runabout, though it’s less suitable for highway driving.

Is Kia Picanto a big car?

The Kia Picanto is a small city car with five doors. It comes with three different small petrol engines and various trim levels.