Kia Stonic, revolution in the segment of crossovers urban

have Barely made it past a few hours from you, we told you that the Kia Stonic would start marketing in the next month of July when the brand has revealed fully and officially. This new model arrives at a B-segment-SUV that is growing in leaps and bounds, representing currently, 7% of the market european with 1.1 million units, although the online growth that we anticipate that, by 2020, will be much greater, when, in theory, will enroll nearly 2 million units.

there is No better example of this than the upcoming additions of models like the Volkswagen T-Roc, the Hyundai Kona or the Seat Arona, which will debut in just a few months, in addition to the already established Nissan Juke or Renault Capture. These will be tough competitors for the new model of Kia, which seeks a clear differentiation with regard to most of its rivals with a design very bold, much like its cousin from Hyundai, the Kona, previously quoted.

Focusing on this Kia Stonic, the new product in asia has been developed in Europe with the collaboration of the designers koreans, which have opted for a horizontal design but also of bold lines and with an elevated waist. One of its main strengths is the wide range of options in terms of customization, something that like a lot of customers who are looking for a city car at the same time that distinctive. According to the firm’s asian there will be 20 combinations available to the outer, with 5 different colors for the ceiling, obtaining also a load-bearing capacity of 352 litres, slightly below that of the Kona.

with Respect to the offer of engines, the new Kia Stonic will receive the thrusters of gas MPI (atmospheric) 1.25-and 1.4-liter, as well as the 1.0 Turbo direct injection that will yield 120 HP. Although Kia has refused to confirm even the versions diesel specific, if us has made it clear that the engine block chosen is the 1.6 CRDi, which probably can be purchased in versions of 110 and 136 HP. For the moment, it seems that all have recourse to the front wheel drive, and may be associated with changes both manual and automatic depending on the versions.

Between your equipment, we highlight the systems of connectivity Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated front seats, adaptive cruise control or keyless access. To this is added systems safety and driving aids as emergency braking autonomous with pedestrian detection, notice of the presence in the dead angle, alert involuntary departure of the lane warning rear cross traffic, lights, long, or automated detection of fatigue.

As is usual in the mark, this model will also feature a warranty of 7 years or 150,000 kilometres series. The start of your marketing for the european market is planned for the third quarter of the year, that is to say, for this summer.

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