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    $17,890 - $19,690 excl. on-roads
    2024 Kia Picanto

    2024 Kia Picanto

    $17,890 - $19,690 excl. on-roads

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    Fuel Efficiency5 - 5.8 / 100km
    ANCAP Rating4-star
    Warranty7 years
    Kia
    7.7

    About the Kia Picanto

    Kia has published pricing and specifications for its refreshed 2024 Picanto, which has ceded the title of Australia’s cheapest car to the MG 3.

    While the base 2023 Picanto S manual started at $16,290 before on-road costs or $18,890 drive-away, the new base 2024 Picanto Sport manual rings up at $17,890 before on-roads ($20,690 drive-away).

    The MG 3, in contrast, opens at $19,990 drive-away. There’s been a substantial increase in standard equipment with the updated Picanto, however.

    In the renamed base grade, that includes active blind-spot and rear cross-traffic assists as well as lane-keep and lane-centring systems – all of which can’t be found in the MG 3, which lacks even autonomous emergency braking.

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    News

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    Kia Picanto Range Guide

    Which variant of the Kia Picanto range is best for you?

    The Sport, formerly known as the S, comes standard with the following equipment:

    • 14-inch alloy wheels (NEW)
    • Halogen headlights with halogen daytime running lights
    • Automatic high-beam
    • Automatic headlights
    • LED rear fog lights (NEW)
    • Remote central locking
    • Space-saver spare
    • Power-folding exterior mirrors (NEW)
    • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Wireless Apple CarPlay
    • Wireless and wired Android Auto
    • 4.2-inch instrument cluster screen (NEW)
    • Leatherette-wrapped steering wheel (NEW)
    • Leatherette-wrapped shifter (NEW)
    • 4-way manual driver’s seat adjustment
    • Cloth upholstery
    • 3 x top-tether and 2 x ISOFIX anchor points for child seats
    • Air conditioning
    • 4 x speakers and 2 x front tweeters
    • Cruise control
    • Power windows
    • Day and night rear-view mirror
    • 1 x front USB-A outlet
    • 1 x front USB-C outlet
    • 1 x front 12V outlet

    The GT-Line adds:

    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • LED headlights (NEW)
    • LED daytime running lights
    • LED tail lights (NEW)
    • GT-Line exterior package
    • Power-folding, heated exterior mirrors (NEW)
    • Leatherette upholstery
    • 6-way manual driver’s seat adjustment (includes height adjustment)
    • Three-spoke ‘Sports’ steering wheel (NEW)
    • Metal pedals (NEW)
    • 1 x rear USB-C outlet (NEW)

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    Interior

    Photos and Images of the Kia Picanto Interior

    For the 2024 update there are also more comfort and convenience features, such as a leatherette-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, power-folding exterior mirrors, and a 4.2-inch instrument cluster screen.

    Exterior

    Photos and Images of the Kia Picanto Exterior

    The GT-Line – now the flagship with the axing of the turbocharged GT globally – gets a new design for its 16-inch alloy wheels, plus LED headlights and tail lights, metal sports pedals, and a rear USB-C charging port. It also features a distinctive look with full-width lighting elements front and rear.

    All Picanto models get updated front- and rear-end styling inspired by the larger EV9, but under the bonnet they use the same 1.2-litre four-cylinder powertrain as before.

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    Cost of Ownership

    What is the running, servicing and ownership costs of buying a Kia Picanto?

    While it hasn’t released new service pricing for the 2024 Picanto, the outgoing model has seven years of capped-price servicing with intervals of 12 months or 15,000km.

    These first seven services cost $285, $467, $341, $511, $321, $584 and $341, respectively. We’ll update this article when new service pricing becomes available.

    How it Drives

    Our expert take on Kia Picanto drivability?

    The 2024 Kia Picanto is powered by a 1.2-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 62kW of power at 6000rpm and 122Nm of torque at 4000rpm.

    It’s mated with either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission.

    The Picanto is front-wheel drive.

    Kia Picanto Safety Rating

    ANCAP Safety Rating Australia

    All Picanto models come standard with the following equipment:

    • Autonomous emergency braking with vehicle detection
    • Blind-spot assist (NEW)
    • Driver attention warning
    • Lane-keep assist (NEW)
    • Lane Follow Assist (NEW)
    • Leading vehicle departure alert
    • Rear cross-traffic assist (NEW)
    • Rear occupant alert
    • Reversing camera
    • Rear parking sensors
    • Safe exit warning

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    overall
    87%
    adult occupants
    64%
    child occupants
    -%
    pedestrians & cyclists
    47%
    collision avoidance

    Kia Picanto Warranty

    What is the warranty period and kilometre limit for the Kia Picanto?

    KIA suggests that owners service their 2024 KIA PICANTO every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.

    The 2024 KIA PICANTO has a 7 year, unlimited km warranty.

    Kia Picanto Boot Space

    How much luggage or cargo capacity and boot space is there in the Kia Picanto?

    It has 255L of luggage space, expanding to 1010L with the rear seats folded. A space-saver spare sits under the boot floor.

    Kia Picanto Fuel Economy

    How much fuel does the Kia Picanto use and what are its emissions?

    Though it has the same outputs, combined cycle fuel consumption has increased from 5L to 5.4L per 100km in manual models and from 5.8L to 6L per 100km in automatic models.

    It runs on 91 RON regular unleaded fuel and has a 35L fuel tank.

    Depending on the variant, view the 2024 KIA PICANTO fuel usage below.

    All Highway, City, and Combined figures below are litres per 100km

    VariantSeriesStyleFuel TypeHighwayCityCombinedE10?
    SPORT (PE2)JA MY245D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--5.5-
    SPORT (PE2)JA MY245D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--5.8-
    GT LINE (PE2)JA MY245D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--5.0-
    GT LINE (PE2)JA MY245D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--5.8-

    Kia Picanto Dimensions

    The dimensions of the Kia Picanto

    The 2024 Kia Picanto measures 3595mm long, 1595mm wide and 1485mm tall on a 2400mm wheelbase.

    Tare weight is 976kg, or 993kg with the auto.

    The 2024 KIA PICANTO measures 3595mm long, 1595mm wide and 1485mm tall, with a 2400mm tall wheelbase.

    Kia Picanto Market Fit

    Where does it fit in the competitor segment?

    The Kia Picanto is categorised as a Micro Car and has a price range of $17,890 to $21,290. There are currently 6 other options in the Micro Car segment, those that fit within a similar price range include:

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    The Kia Picanto range kicks off from $17,890 (plus on-road costs) for the "Picanto SPORT (PE2)" variant and finishes at $21,290 (plus on-road costs) for the "Picanto GT LINE (PE2)" variant.

    The Kia Picanto is built in Korea and is then shipped to Australia.

    Kia suggested that owners service their Kia Picanto every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.

    The Kia Picanto has a four star ANCAP safety rating out of five.

    The Kia Picanto uses Unleaded Petrol.

    The Kia Picanto has 5 doors.

    In our latest review the Kia Picanto scored 7.6 out of 10. Read the full Kia Picanto review here.

    The Kia Picanto had a 7 year, unlimited km warranty.

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