Is your car your pride and joy, or are you ready for a change? Let us know and you could win a £300 John Lewis voucher | No thanks

Kia launches new Picanto X-Line

Published 10 January 2018

Kia has launched the Picanto X-Line - a sort of small hatchback meets SUV styling - in a similar vein to the Suzuki Ignis and Vauxhall Viva Rocks.

Priced from £12,595, the X-Line gets a more 'rugged look' according to Kia. This includes a raised ride height, chunkier bumpers and 'metal-look' skid plates (in other words painted silver) at the front and back. It also has lime green bits on the grille and around the fog lights. Fancy.

Of course, it's no off-roader, with front-wheel drive, but it will be cheap to run. It's powered by the 1.25-litre petrol engine with a five-speed manual, which means an official average economy figure of 61.4mpg. A four-speed automatic is also available and costs an extra £650.

>> Top 10 City Cars

X-Line extras include privacy glass, twin exhausts and 16-inch alloys along with LED daytime running lights and fog lamps. Inside there's lime green stitching for the flat-bottomed steering wheel, gear lever gaiter and armrests.

The interior also has a 7.0-inch touchscreen which features DAB radio, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. On top of that there's grey faux leather upholstery, a central armrest, satin chrome interior door handles and stainless-steel pedals with rubber inserts.

Kia Picanto X-Line (2)


Dovile    on 11 January 2018

where's the 1.0 turbo engine we were promised for this generation of picanto?


Add a comment


Ask Honest John

Value my car

Amount to borrow
Sorry. The minimum loan amount is £1000
To pay back over

My credit score

Best available rate 9.20%

Total repayment £8,930.17

Total cost of credit £1,430.17


48 monthly payments

Apply now

Representative example

Borrowing £7,500 over 4 years with a representative APR of 25.4%, an annual interest rate of 25.4% (Fixed) and a deposit of £0.00, the amount payable would be £239.77 per month, with a total cost of credit of £4,008.96 and a total amount payable of £11,508.96.

CarFinance 247 Limited is acting as an independent credit broker

Universal Square, Devonshire Street North, Manchester, M12 6JH