The new Kia Picanto, revealed at the Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March, is now on sale in the UK at Hendy Kia priced from £8,345 for the three-door version and £8,545 for the entry-level five-door.
The upgraded version of the compact, fun-to-drive Picanto features a comprehensive package of styling, re-engineering and specification revisions and a new trim grade, 'SR7', which replaces the former 'VR7' model and adds significantly more equipment.
All versions - three- and five-door - have a revised front end, featuring new headlights, a new bumper design with vertical foglamp housing and a restyled rear bumper.
There are new, eight-spoke, petal-shaped 14-inch alloy wheels exclusive to the five-door grade '2' model, which also benefits from the option of striking Atlantic Blue metallic paint - this also offered on the five-door grade '3'. 'SR7' versions in both body styles are exclusively offered with Honey Bee Yellow metallic paint.
The interior of every model now has chrome rings on the three-cylinder instrument cluster and chrome accents on the air vent knobs, plus a high-gloss black finish to the gear selector, adding to the already high-quality look and feel of the car. Compared with the previous 'VR7', 'SR7' models now benefit from privacy glass and automatic lights, while the five-door grade '4' version which sits at the top of the Picanto range gains cruise control with a speed limiter. Every model has an upgraded audio system with fewer buttons and faster responses.
"The new Picanto has arrived at Hendy Kia and we already have lots of excited customers!" said Mark Busby, New car Sales & Marketing Director of Hendy Kia. "The upgrades that this vehicle has seen are fantastic: as well as stylish design additions, the technology improvements such as cruise control and upgraded audio system are set to be really popular. We'd welcome anyone in Hampshire wanting to pop down for a test drive."
For more information please contact your nearest Hendy Kia dealership:
Hendy Kia (Eastleigh)
Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9PT
Tel: 023 8062 7510
Hendy Kia (Portsmouth)
Southampton Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 4RW
Tel: 023 9232 2900
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