Used Kia Picanto Hatchback 2017-present review

Category: City car

Section: Our recommendations

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Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Kia Picanto 1.0 1 5dr
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • 2018 Kia Picanto 1.0 T-GDi cornering
  • 2018 Kia Picanto 1.0 T-GDi rear
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Kia Picanto 1.0 1 5dr
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)
  • 2018 Kia Picanto 1.0 T-GDi cornering
  • 2018 Kia Picanto 1.0 T-GDi rear
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Our recommendations

Which used Kia Picanto hatchback should I buy?

Engine

Unless running costs really must be as threadbare as possible, we’d go for a Picanto with the 1.25-litre engine. You’ll be glad of the extra grunt each time you venture out of the town centre and, in the real world, it won’t be that much more costly to run because you won’t have to wring its neck all the time.

Specification

The Picanto's entry-level 1 trim is painfully spartan, so we reckon an upgrade to 2 trim is essential. If you can stretch to a 3, therefore, it’s worth doing for the slick colour screen with sat-nav; you also get climate control, cruise control, rear parking sensors and a rear-view camera.

Our favourite Kia Picanto 1.25 3

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Used Kia Picanto Hatchback (17-present)