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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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46 reader reviews for Kia Picanto Hatchback.
  • 1.1 LX 5dr

    Sadie Cooper , Gloucestershire . Date: 04/04/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    We've had our 1.1 LX Picanto for two months now, it's two years old. My partner and I are both learning to drive in it.

    It wasn't a car that we'd condsidered buying but when we were at the used car place, it stood out as fantastic value for money. I love it!! It's perfect for learning to drive.

    My dad often comes down to Cheltenham from Tamworth to collect me and the car, he then gives me a lesson as far as the motorway, when he takes over driving. The little car copes VERY well with the motorway and I think Dad quite enjoys driving it.

    Fuel economgy is fantastic, we get around 55mpg. I find it easy to drive and because of the size, parking and reversing are both a doddle!

    I don't think I could have picked a better first car. My only issue is that the boot is on the small side. However, with the back seats down there is ample space for a mountain bike!

  • 1.0 5dr

    Susan Sang , Hampshire . Date: 16/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have had my Kia Picanto for two years now. You cannot beat the value for money running costs. It zooms up the motorway and I even overtake some very fast cars! It is easy to park and we always take it up to London instead of my husband's car. My husband reckons no one would be interested in stealing it! I can thoroughly recommend it and I have had no complaints. It has never let me down (touch wood).

  • 1.1 LX 5dr

    SEAN NOON , EAST SUSSEX . Date: 13/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have had my picanto now for several months and its our second car as I have a company car , but I must say for a small car its packed with extras , its very good to drive and is nippy around town. Very cheap to run and we get 55 to 60 mpg so great.

    I would recomend this little car to anyone its a great small faimly car and with the low CO2 rating its cheap to tax.

  • 1.1 LX 5dr

    Joe Fussey , Yorkshire . Date: 10/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Ive had my picanto for just over 8 months and in that time i has proved itself very well. i regualy travel to an from germany form the north east of england and for the type of car it is, it holds its own on the auto barn vey well. for my first car i made the right choice gting my picanto. the only down side i would say is that if you need a decent size boot you may strugle. but with the back seats folded all th way down its gives you more than enough space. i would recomend someone looking for a small car to have a look at one if not buying one of these fun little cars.

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