Kia Picanto – Information & Reviews

The Kia Picanto has been on many “Best Car for New Drivers” lists since it’s launch. The Picanto is a spacious compact city car that’s big on practicality and safety. The perfect size for a first car – small enough to be easily manoeuvered through tight streets but big enough to drive your friends on a night out. As with all popular first cars it’s cheap to insure and economical. If you’re looking for something just a little bigger, more similar in size to a Ford Fiesta then there’s always the Kia Rio model

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Kia Picanto hatchback review – CarBuyer (2011 to 2015)

Latest-generation Picanto offers a more upmarket feel than the car it replaces. Bold, chunky styling helps to give a more premium appearance, while the classier interior is well laid out and looks expensive. It’s now offered in three and five-door bodystyles — the former has a sporty appearance, the latter provides extra practicality.


Picanto – in-depth review – 2017 onwards

The latest Kia Picanto is a more polished take on the virtues that made the original such a popular car. It’s backed by one of the best warranties in the business and its low running costs make for affordable ownership. It’s a simple range, with three petrol engines – one of which is a modern turbocharged engine that blends punchy performance with fuel economy. The car is enjoyable to drive with even the entry-level engine, while ride comfort is impressive. It may not have the cachet of some rivals, but makes amends in other ways as a practical small-car choice.


Kia cars for sale for the NEW driver

  • Browse all Kia Picanto cars for new drivers – an excellent choice of first car for the new driver
  • Browse all Kia Rio cars for sale here – low insurance and a solid warranty make the Rio popular as a first car
  • Browse all Kia cars for sale suitable for new drivers here. Kia Picanto and Kia Rio offer a good alternative to the VW Up, Hyundai i20 and Ford Ka

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