The city belongs to the young

from R183,995

Includes VAT

The all-new KIA PICANTO:

The city belongs to the young:

If the city makes you feel young and alive, and you’re eager to explore new places, you’ve found a soulmate in the Picanto. Compact on the outside, roomy on the inside, and full of big ideas.

At home in the urban jungle:

With its dynamic performance and agile maneuverability, the Picanto turns a neighbourhood of hilly, winding, narrow streets into its very own playground.

The centre of attention:

When pulling onto a fashionable street, the Picanto immediately becomes part of the scene. With striking curves and colours that pop, it makes a statement that catches eyes and wins hearts.

True style lies within:

The Picanto’s stylish dashboard groups driving, entertainment and climate controls with logical ingenuity. It feels spacious, wide-open and impressively modern.

Ready for modern life:
Getting through a typical day of finding your way, staying informed, meeting people, and staying connected takes a certain level of skill and ingenuity. The Picanto helps you handle all the demands of urban living.

8” colour touch-screen audio
A vivid 8″ colour LCD screen is shared by the rearview camera and the audio system.

AUX and USB ports

Connect audio players and mobile devices via USB or mini-RCA cables for instant playback.

Audio remote controls

Double tray

Front cup holder

MDPS with tilt steering wheel

2.6-inch mono-LCD

Bluetooth Handsfree

Sun visor illumination lamps
(Smart Models only)

Rear-view camera with dynamic guidelines
(Smart Models only)

Give yourself room to breathe:

It’s a compact car, but you get it all; headroom, shoulder room, plenty of legroom, and even a comfy front center console armrest.

City life requires real flexibility:

You always have choices with the Picanto. Whether you’re moving people, cargo, roadtripping or shopping, there’s space for everything. 60:40 split folding rear seats For maximum flexibility, the rear seatbacks split 60:40 and fold flat, allowing several combinations of people and cargo.

Truly reliable performance:

Reliable, efficient and fun when you need them to be, the Picanto’s engines and transmissions offer you a boost of confidence as you drive through life.

Kappa 1.2 MPI Engine
The 61 kW, 1.2-litre dual-CVVT MPI engine with piston-cooling jets and coated piston rings is feisty and capable, yet also quiet and efficient.
Kappa 1.0 MPI Engine
The smooth-running 49 kW, 1.0-litre
MPI engine combines efficiency, power and fun performance.
Automatic Transmission
The 4-speed automatic transmission
offers quiet operation and shift points that are set to maximize smoothness even in stop-and-go city traffic. Select models only.
Manual Transmission
The 5-speed manual transmission features friction-reduction measures for lasting performance, and lets you select gears quickly with confidence.

Obsessed with peace of mind:

From its sturdy frame to the latest in sensor technology, the Picanto is dedicated to protecting you when trouble happens and helps you avoid tricky situations in the first place.

Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) and Hot-Stamped Steel


Braking System
The brakes are tuned to work with the ABS and tyres to reduce stopping distance, while maximising stopping power and directional control during braking.

Rear Park Distance Control
You’re lucky to find a parking spot in the city, and rear park distance control can help you reverse with confidence. Using sensors, it beeps faster, then continuously as you get closer to an obstruction.

The new 2020 Models also have the following updates:

An expression of your individuality:

Created to fulfill your needs

The Picanto comes with an array of features across its range that are focused on making your driving experience comfortable and more convenient.

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ENGINE 1.0 1.2
Type In-line 3 cyl, 12 valve DOHC In-line 4 cyl, 16 valve DOHC
Fuel supply system Multi Point Injection (MPI) Multi Point Injection (MPI)
Max power (kW/rpm) 49/5500 61/6000
Max torque (Nm/rpm) 95/3750 122/4000
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1 10.5 : 1
Bore x stroke (mm) 71 x 84 71 x 78.8
Max speed (Km) 155 170
Fuel Type Unleaded petrol Unleaded petrol

Transmission - Manual [Auto] 5-Spd

Type 3 595 x 1 595 x 1 495
Wheelbase (mm) 2400
Overhang (front/rear) (mm) 675/520
Minimum ground clearance (mm) 151
Curb weight (min-max kg) 885 - 952 , 905 - 972 [AT] 894 - 961 , 913 - 980 [AT]
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVM) (kg) 1370
Fuel tank capacity (l) 35
Cargo area capacity (l): - Seat up (VDA) 255

Type (MDPS) Motor Driven Power Steering

Front Brakes Disc (241 mm 13” Tyre) (252 mm 14&15” Tyre)
Rear Brakes Drum (203.2 mm)

Front MacPherson Strut
Rear Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

WHEELS & TYRES 1.0 & 1.2 START 1.0 & 1.2 STREET 1.0 & 1.2 STYLE 1.0 & 1.2 SMART
Wheels 13” Steel 14” Steel 14” Alloy 15” Alloy
Tyres 155/80 R13 175/65 R14 175/65 R14 185/55 R15
Wheel tread (front/rear) (mm) 1 419 / 1 423 1 405 / 1 415 1 405 / 1 415 1 393 / 1 403

SAFETY & SECURITY 1.0 & 1.2 START 1.0 & 1.2 STREET 1.0 & 1.0 & 1.2 STYLE 1.0 & 1.2 SMART
Airbags Driver Driver & Passenger Driver & Passenger Driver & Passenger
Data Dot X X X X
ISOFIX (Child Anchors) X X X X
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) - X X X

FEATURES 1.0 & 1.2 START 1.0 & 1.2 STREET 1.0 & 1.2 STYLE 1.0 & 1.2 SMART
Air-conditioner (manual) Manual Manual Manual Manual
Motor Driven Power steering X X X X
Body-coloured bumpers X X X X
Speakers 2 2 4 4
Tilt-adjustable steering X X X X
60:40 split rear folding seats X X X X
Adjustable headrests (up/down) X X X X
Trip computer X X X X
High mounted stop lamp X X X X
Covering shelf trim X X X X
ISOFIX (Child seat anchors) X X X X
Radio/MP3/RDS X X X X
Bluetooth X X X -
Bluetooth with voice activation - - - X
Aux & USB X X X X
Remote central locking with alarm and immobiliser - X X X
Driver seat height adjuster - X X X
Steering wheel remote controls - - X X
Electric windows: front - X X -
Electric windows: front & rear - - - X
Mud guards - - X X
Front projection fog lights - - X X
Driver and passenger vanity mirrors - - X X
Daytime running lights - - X X
Rear window wiper - - X X
Seat back pockets - - X X
Automatic light control - - X X
Front projection Bi-function headlights - - - X
LED rear combination lamps - - - X
Electric Folding Mirrors & Side Mirror Indicator - - - X
High gloss centre fascia - - - X
Storage box - - - X
Aluminium pedals - - - X
LED position lamp - - - X
Electric heated side mirrors - - - X
Supervision cluster 2.6 inch LCD - - - X
8-inch Multimedia audio system - - - X
Tweeters - - - X
Rear view camera with dynamic guidelines - - - X
Rear park distance control - - - X
Leather steering wheel and gear knob - - - X
Cloth and leather combination upholstery - - - X

Automatic transmission Only available on the Picanto 1.2 START, 1.0 STYLE and 1.2 STYLE
Metallic paint X
Service plan X
Sunroof SMART models only


5-year/ UNLIMITED Warranty * 3-year/unlimited km Roadside assistance

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