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Kia Picanto 1.0 Street

Price: R 139,900

  • 2017
  • 39,990 km
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • Group 1 Cars Kuils River

Kia Picanto 1.0 Lx

Price: R 129,900

  • 2017
  • 41,000 km
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • Group 1 Port Elizabeth

Kia Picanto 1.2 Ex

Price: R 139,900

  • 2016
  • 44,412 km
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • Group 1 Mahindra Midrand

Used Kia Picanto for Sale

Since 2004 the Kia Picanto has been the city car of choice for young people around the globe. Used Kia Picanto for Sale in South Africa are great entry level cars thanks to their reliability and affordability. In fact, the Used Kia Picanto market in Southern Africa is one of the fastest growing in the pre-owned environment. Easy to drive, fun to own and always ready to take you places, this is the Used Car that everyone is talking about, so why not visit us at any one of our Group 1 Cars Showrooms in Gauteng, The Western Cape and the Eastern Cape.

Used Kia Picanto Available in South Africa

Third Generation Kia Picanto
2017 – Present

Announced in 2014, unveiled in 2015 and launched 2017, the current Third Generation of Kia Picanto is the best version of this popular car yet! It has improved comfort and convenience features as well as some of the best safety features in its class, which can be seen by its Good Euro NCAP Safety rating.

This version of the Picanto has been seen a lot in the media, including in top automotive shows such as The Grand Tour and Top Gear. Its design stylings are decidedly European, with a dash of sportiness, and it has an aggressive front look that is not normally found in vehicles of this class.

Did You Know? This version of the Kia Picanto is going to be the first Kia to be sold in India, one of the world’s biggest automotive markets. It has been chosen as the flagship Kia model because of its affordability, reliability, ease of running and ability to perform exceptionally well in both crowded cities and on the wide open road.

Third Generation Kia Picanto at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 Petrol
  • 1.25 Petrol

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual
  • 4-speed automatic

Vehicle Class

  • City Car

Wheelbase

  • 2,400 mm

Length

  • 3,595 mm

Height

  • 1,485 mm

Second Generation Kia Picanto
2011 – 2017

The Second Generation of Kia Picanto debuted in 2011 at the Geneva Motor Show and was launched almost immediately afterwards. It was larger and came with more safety features than the previous generation of Picanto, and its design stylings were decidedly European thanks to the vehicle design team who worked on the vehicle being based in Frankfurt and working under guidance from esteemed vehicle designer Peter Schreyer.

This version of the Picanto was also a media darling, and even had one of the most memorable small car lines ever written in the UK’s Top Gear Magazine:

“(The Picanto is) a well-made, well-equipped, practical and affordable little thing that’s cheap to run and ought to put the wind up more expensive European cars.”

In fact this generation of Picanto proved to be so exceptional that it also received one of the highest safety ratings ever for a car in its class from the Australian NCAP test, where it scored a 5-star safety rating!

Did You Know? This generation of Kia Picanto was voted as the Most Reliable Car in the United Kingdom by Moneysupermarket.com, a prestigious price comparison website. It was based on information provided by Warranty Direct, which is a direct to consumer provider of product warranties.

Second Generation Kia Picanto at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 Petrol
  • 1.25 Petrol

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual
  • 4-speed automatic
  • CVT (Not Available in South Africa)

Vehicle Class

  • City Car

Wheelbase

  • 2,385 mm

Length

  • 3,595 mm

Height

  • 1,490 mm

First Generation Kia Picanto
2004 – 2011

Introduced to the world in 2004, the First Generation Kia Picanto used the same platform as the Hyundai Getz throughout its entire production run. During its lifetime it underwent 2 facelifts, the first being for the 2007 Picanto and the second taking place during the 2010 Picanto sales year. Only the second facelift included any major visual changes as in 2010 the “tiger nose” grille that became synonymous with the later model First Generation Picanto Hatchbacks was introduced.

Did You Know? After 2010 most KIa Picanto Cars were sold with CD player and MP3 audio playback, air conditioning, front and rear electric windows, remote central locking, and electric mirrors as standard. This helped to ensure major sales in Europe just as the Second Generation KIa Picanto was introduced (see above) later in 2011.

First Generation Kia Picanto at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 Petrol
  • 1.2 Petrol
  • 1.1 Diesel

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual
  • 4-speed automatic

Vehicle Class

  • City Car

Wheelbase

  • 2,370 mm

Length

  • 3,535 mm

Height

  • 1,480 mm

Kia Picanto FAQ’s

Q: Which is the best Kia Picanto Model?
A: We stock many model variants of the Kia Picanto across all three generations of its production run. However, we think that the best version of the Picanto is the latest Third Generation 1.2 Litre Kia Picanto Smart. Although not always available due to their popularity and the fact that they are still very new to the South African market, we highly recommend that you take one for a test drive as soon as possible.

Q: Is the Picanto available with an automatic transmission?
A: Yes, a 4-speed automatic transmission offers smooth gear changes that have to be experienced to be believed!

Q: Is the Kia Picanto safe?
Absolutely! It comes standard with airbags, ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors, trim level dependant ABS and Datadot Security. Contact us to find out more!

Used Kia Picanto Prices Prices

We sell Used Kia Picanto Hatchbacks at Prices you’ll not believe! Even though our Kia Picanto Prices are based on the age, generation, trim level, mileage, mechanical condition and body condition of the vehicle we will always offer it to you at the most competitive Used Picanto Price possible!

If you would like to know more about the Used Kia Picanto Models that we have on offer, or would simply like to discuss Picanto Prices or book a test drive, then please contact us at any one of the following Group 1 Pre-owned Showrooms:

Buy a Used Kia Picanto in the Western Cape

Traffic congestion is often a problem in the Mother City, which is possibly one of the biggest reasons why Used Kia Picanto Cars for Sale in Cape Town are so popular. Their proven reliability, low cost maintenance and fuel frugal nature make them the perfect city car! You can find Used Kia Picanto for Sale in the Western Cape at:

Group 1 Pre-owned in Kuils River
Tel:
021 900 5200

Group 1 Pre-owned in Stellenbosch
Tel:
021 887 6900

Group 1 Pre-owned in Knysna
Tel:
044 302 2600

Used Kia Picanto for Sale in Gauteng

With the long distance commuting that is an everyday part of Johannesburg life, the Used Kia Picanto that we well in Gauteng have proven to be economical to own. There exceptional fuel economy and safety features have are a boon to all who own them! If you’re interested in a Used Kia Picanto for Sale in Gauteng then please contact us at:

Group 1 at The Glen
Tel:
010 593 4393

Group 1 in Midrand
Tel:
011 312 2678

Used Kia Picanto for Sale in the Eastern Cape

Thanks to its ability to tackle the urban jungle and the open road the Used Kia Picanto for Sale in the Eastern Cape have found a home on the roads and hearts of people all over the province. If you’re looking for a quality Used Kia Picanto for Sale at some of the best prices in Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and the rest of the Eastern Cape, then please contact us on:

Group 1 in Port Elizabeth
Tel:
041 994 1800

Group 1 in Uitenhage
Tel:
041 994 1800

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