2018 Kia Stonic: Unveiled the new compact Korean SUV. The B-SUV segment is worth more than one million pieces in Europe. Yesterday the Korean manufacturer presented its compact SUV of the B segment in the world premiere in Amsterdam, the Kia Stonic. A model of conquest, which will be on sale starting from the third quarter of 2017.
2018 Kia Stonic Design – A sporty B-SUV
Aggressive front, tonic profile, sculpted rear. The 2018 Kia Stonic has compact size but has done gym. It is noted, has personality, but is not weighted or excessive. In short, in all likelihood you will love; What is certain is that it fits into a segment of fundamental importance for the growth of the brand. Which, to be understood, is the one where Jeep has been centered with the renegade, and Fiat with the 500x.
The interiors recapture those of the Kia Rio with which it shares the mechanics, but with some stylistic differences, including the sporty steering wheel with flat bottom. The 7-inch tablet style touch screen is standard on the entire range and supports Apple Car Play and Android cars. Among the options are the heated seats and the adaptive cruise control, while from the point of view of safety is provided, among many devices, the automatic emergency braking system with pedestrian recognition.
The model we could see live at the presentation had bright orange inserts, but the Kia Stonicwill be a small customizable SUV both inside and out. Bi-colour shades are also available for the bodywork.
The engines of the Kia Stonic 2018
The Kia Stonic will be available with the Engine 1.0 3 cylinders Turbo gasoline from 120 hp (that of the Rio stops at odds 100 hp) and with the cheapest 1.4 MPI 4 cylinders from 100 hp. For the drivers, there will be also the 1.2 MPI from 84 HP, while the diesel version will be equipped with the 1.6 CRDi from 110 hp.
2018 Kia Stonic Prices from utilitarian, record guarantee
Like all Kia, the Stonic is also covered by a guarantee of 7 years up to 150,000 km. The price list, not yet official, will start from about 16,000 euros for the version 1.4 gasoline until it reaches 22,000 for version 1.6 turbo diesel.