Kia Introduced the 2021 Model of the Picanto

Kia Morning Urban Korea Launched as a Small Metropolitan car aimed at the local South Korean market. With the updates, the vehicle receives new aesthetic details, adds technology equipment and earns the name “urban”. .

The new Picanto, specific to South Coreal, will offer a 1.0-liter, 74-horsepower SmartStream gasoline engine. In the markets of the rest of the world, counting Colombia, it must arrive with a 1.25-liter engine with 83 horsepower. .

It has been nearly three years since the current third-generation Kia Moring was released in 2017. This car sold 50,364 cars in the Korean market last year. The original manufacturer announced to 12 of May, a small facelift model with a mid-term commercial enhancement. And named it Morning Urban to make it closer to the name of the metro car.

Kia Morning Urban has not changed much in appearance. Tiger Nose, a symbol of the brand, has replaced the metal color and the three-dimensional cooling grille. The shape of the headlights on both sides has also changed slightly. The design of the daytime running lights, in addition, the design of the front air intake and fog lights have also been slightly changed.

As for the rear part of the car, although the difference is not much different from that before the small change, the rear lights were replaced with obvious -shaped light bars, and the rear reflector of the original rectangular design was changed in the small change model due to the change of the rear security shape The slender horizontal strip is presented, and the tail pipe also uses the bilateral single-out, which is commonly loaded by Kia‘s recent new cars, and has a tail pipe design surrounded by chrome trim.

Although the interior layout has not changed significantly, it has been replaced with a new 4.2-inch LCD full-color instrument screen and 8-inch suspended central control screen, and based on the introduction of Kia ’s latest UVO vehicle system, this car has also been added to the rest of the brand ’s new cars There are also remote door unlocking / locking functions, in addition to wireless automatic update of navigation maps, Kakao i voice recognition system, Home Connect Internet function, heated steering wheel, heated front passenger seat, heated and ventilated driving seat, rear row 6 / 4 Separation function and other equipment.

Kia Morning Urban is equipped with a SmartStream G 1.0-liter MPi natural-intake engine. It is equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission (without the manual transmission). The maximum horsepower can output 75hp / 9.7kgm. The general road fuel consumption is 14.4km / L. Highway fuel consumption It is 17.6km / L, and the average fuel consumption is 15.7km / L.

The small facelift Kia Morning Urban is equipped with a 1.0-liter MPi natural-intake engine, which can output 75hp / 9.7kgm with maximum horsepower. Excerpt from Kia
Kia Morning Urban, the flagship of safety, introduces Kia Drive Wise active safety system, including FCA front collision warning auxiliary system, BCA blind spot detection anti-collision system, LFA lane deviation assistance system, LKA lane maintenance assistance system, RCCA rear traffic warning system , DAW driving fatigue warning, etc. Among them, the original factory even more specifically pointed out that BCA, RCCA and LFA are the first active safety equipment of the same class.

The original manufacturer even more specifically pointed out the BCA, RCCA and LFA owned by the small facelift Kia Morning Urban, which was the first active safety equipment equipped in the same class. Excerpt from Kia

In addition, Kia Morning Urban, which is equipped with seven auxiliary airbags as standard, has the ESC electronic body stabilization system, VSM body dynamic management system (with steering wheel steering correction function), TVBB cornering brake distribution system, and HAC uphill starting before the small change. The auxiliary system and TPMS tire pressure monitoring system are still added to Morning Urban.

After the small facelift Kia Morning Urban dumped in the back seat, the luggage capacity can be increased to 1,010 liters in one fell swoop. Excerpt from Kia

The new Kia Morning Urban offers a total of three models in South Korea, priced at 11.95 million won (approximately NT $ 291,000), 13.5 million won (approximately NT $ 329,000) and 14.8 million won (approximately NT $ 361,000). Officially listed from now on. Incidentally, Morning, called Picanto in other foreign markets, sold a total of 146,376 units in 2019, making Kia the best-selling model in the overseas market.

 

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The new Picanto, specific to South Coreal, will offer a 1.0-liter, 74-horsepower SmartStream gasoline engine. In the markets of the rest of the world, counting Colombia, it must arrive with a 1.25-liter engine with 83 horsepower. .

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