Official: This is the new Kia Stonic 2018

it Was officially presented the new Kia Stonic 2018, a model closely linked to the Hyundai Kona, with which it shares its platform. Initially it will be offered in versions petrol and diesel, although later it will be also offered in a variant to 100% electric.

Finally, after the first sketches and the official photos that were leaked makes some hours, the signature south Korean formally presented to the new Kia Stonic, a new member in the family of crossovers from Kia, which will hit the market in the early months of 2018, after its passage by the Frankfurt Auto show 2017.

although the model is strongly linked to the Hyundai Kona, with which it shares a new architecture designed specifically for Hyundai-Kia to be used in their new crossovers, the Kia Stonic used a body look more sober that the model of Hyundai. However you can also be customized with the body to two tones, different designs of alloy wheels, etc

it Is a model of compact dimensions, although the interior has been maximised to make the most of the space. The trunk has a capacity of 352 liters, but can be enlarged according to the settings chosen for your floor of two levels, or in the back seats.

The provision of the new Kia Stonic 2018 shall include a system of information and entertainment of last generation, which will have the systems Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. in Addition, according to the versions that offer you keyless access, automatic climate control system, upholstery leather, heated seats, etc

Also are available various sitias assists the driving as the adaptive cruise control, recognition of pedestrians, brake autonomously, alerted traffic rear cross, notice of involuntary change of lane, detection of objects in blind spot alert, front collision, etc

The range of motor starting shall be composed of alternative petrol and diesel, which may cimbrase both with a six-speed manual transmission, as automatic with double clutch and seven relations, and only with front-wheel drive.

In gasoline customers will be able to opt for the T-GDI of 1.0 litre, MPI of 1.2 litres or MPI 1.4-liter, while that on diesel to debut like the Kona a new engine 1.6-litre, which still does not know their details. In addition, the next year will be available a version 100% electric, you will be able to travel about 350 miles with a single charge of its batteries.

The arrival on the market of the new Kia Stonic 2018 will take place throughout the second half of this year.