Kia stonic

kia stonic

What does Kia Stonic mean?

The Kia Stonic is a subcompact crossover SUV ( B-segment) manufactured by Kia Motors. Its name is derived from the words speedy and tonic. The Stonic debuted in Frankfurt on 20 June 2017 and in South Korea on 13 July 2017, and was released in the fourth quarter of 2017. It is marketed as the Kia KX1 in China.

What kind of engine does the Kia Stonic have?

The Stonic shares its platform and interior with the fourth generation Kia Rio. The Stonic is offered with a choice of four engines: a turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine, a 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine, a 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine, and a 1.6-litre CRDi four-cylinder diesel engine.

Why doesn’t Kia sell The Stonic in Europe?

The Stonic’s arrival in 2017 meant that Kia now offers the full suite of SUVs, from the smaller Stonic through the medium-size Sportage and electric Niro efforts to the larger Sorento. There’s even the jumbo-sized Telluride, but Kia doesn’t sell that in Europe because it wouldn’t really fit – that one is strictly for the likes of the US market.

Is the Kia Stonic a supermini on stilts?

In fact, this segment has doubled in size since the Stonic made its debut in 2017, and that’s why almost every mainstream manufacturer (and more than the odd premium one) offers what is effectively a supermini on stilts. The big players are the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008 and Ford Puma, as well as the Kias sister car, the Hyundai Kona.

Is the Kia Stonic a good car?

The Kia Stonic is a highly likeable crossover which, in isolation, is easy to recommend. It’s just that cars like the SEAT Arona, Citroen C3 Aircross and Hyundai Kona are more convincing. Impressive petrol and diesel engines.

When did the Kia Stonic come out in Korea?

The Stonic debuted in Frankfurt on 20 June 2017 and in South Korea on 13 July 2017, and was released in the fourth quarter of 2017. It is marketed as the Kia KX1 in China.

What kind of engine does a 2004 Kia Stonic have?

Kia Stonic. The Stonic is offered with a choice of four engines: a turbocharged 1.0 liter three-cylinder engine, a 1.2 liter four-cylinder engine, a 1.4 liter four-cylinder engine, and a 1.6 liter CRDi four cylinder diesel engine; the latter being the sole offering in the South Korean market.

Is the Kia Stonic a new wave Citroen?

The Stonic, though, should burnish the brand’s steadily growing presence and reputation, even though – or because – it looks so much like a new wave Citroen, with its slightly coupe-like styling and low roof line, narrow grille and clamshell style rear. I especially appreciated the satinised chrome that adorns the piano-black Kia “family face”.

The Stonic’s engine range is fairly limited – while at launch you could have a couple of petrol engines or a diesel, the choice now consists of a single 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with or without mild hybrid assistance. What engine options are there? Badged as 1.0 T-GDi, the former offers 100 hp and 172 Nm.

Is the Kia Stonic a good car?

The Stonic is a reasonably likeable car, with solid, uncontroversial styling on the outside and a decent interior that’s been designed to a budget. Does it do enough to stand out in a packed segment?

How many colors does the Kia Stonic come in?

At the rear is a fin-type antenna, striking rear combination lamps, a rear spoiler, and backup lamps with rear reflectors. The Kia Stonic is available in six colors: Clear White, Clear White with Black, Extreme Blue, Flame Orange with Black, Flash Yellow with Black, and Prime Red.

Whats the verdict on the Mitsubishi Stonic?

Whats the verdict? The Stonic is a reasonably likeable car, with solid, uncontroversial styling on the outside and a decent interior that’s been designed to a budget. Does it do enough to stand out in a packed segment?

What colour should you buy the Ford Stonic in?

The metallic blue and red options will stand out from the standard-fit black or grey all new cars seem to come in these days. And the Stonic needs to stand out, because it’s theoretically up against the likes of the Ford Puma, Renault Captur, Nissan Juke, Toyota CH-R, Skoda Kamiq, Fiat 500X… the list goes on and on.

Kia Stonic Performance, Engine, Ride, Handling | What Car? The cheapest Kia Stonic engine, which only comes with entry-level 2 trim, is the 99bhp 1.0 T-GDi. It’s a punchy performer that’ll officially get from 0-60mph in 10.7sec (11.7 if you opt for the automatic gearbox).

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