Picanto 2019 Awards

Kia Picanto 1.0 Wave 5dr Review

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Manufacturer price from:£12,070

The Kia Picanto is one of the very best city cars, with a smart interior, tidy handling and decent practicality

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Trim: Wave

Adds useful features such as a 7.0in touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a rear parking camera to 2 trim along with a few unique styling touches. Not available with automatic emergency braking and you have to stick with the 1.0-litre non-turbo engine.

Engine: 1.0

Three-cylinder petrol is the one to go for if you’re buying through work because it benefits from the lowest CO2 emissions. However, it has to be worked very hard indeed, so in all other cases we’d go for the 1.25.

Key information

0-62 MPH13.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 48.7Motorway: 62.8
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating



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