Kia Picanto for Sale in Ghana
The Picanto is a city car manufactured by the Kia Motor Co. for the Korean and international automobile market. A city car, also known as an urban car or a mini, is a car manufactured primarily for use in urban areas and city landscapes. Kia Picanto is special in the sense that it has had five different badge names since its production began in 2004. It is also known as the Kia Morning in South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Chile, Kia EuroStar in Taiwan (first generation), Kia New Morning in Vietnam and the Naza Suria or Naza Picanto in Malaysia. This is in fact a testament to Kia Picanto’s popularity that Kia and Dhongee are selling the same thing under different badging in different markets. Jumia Car offers buyers with a collection of home used and second hand Kia Picanto cars of different year models at affordable prices.
What to know when Buying Kia Picanto
Performance and Specifications of Kia Picanto
Kia Picanto is a city vehicle which means that it is compact and fuel efficient and very small enough to handle small parking spaces in urban environments. The Kia Picanto vehicles found on the Ghanaian market generally have the following specifications:
- They are available as front-engine front wheel drive or front engine all wheel drive vehicles.
- Both petrol and diesel versions are available. Although more than on cylinder volumes are available the most common cylinder volumes found on the Ghanaian market are the 1.0L, 1.4L and 1.6L.
- It is a five door vehicle with a sedan as well as a hatchback body style.
- It is available as 4 and 6 speed automatic as well as 4 speed manual transmission vehicle.
How is the design of Kia Picanto
The first generation Picanto was revealed at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show. It was based on a shortened platform of the Hyundai Getz and came with a five-door hatchback body style. The car was available with a choice of two petrol engines: a 1.0-litre, or a 1.1-litre both with multi point injection. The Picanto was equipped with such features as CD player with MP3 audio playback, air conditioning, front and patented rear electric windows, remote central locking, and electric mirrors.
What are the standout features of Kia Picanto
The standout feature of Kia Picanto is certainly its security features which is somewhat of a rarity in city cars because they are designed to be fuel efficient so of course there are not many extra features are available. But Kia Picanto packs six airbags in it small frame and has received the UK safety award for its security features in 2012.
Used Kia Picanto for Sale in Ghana
The used vehicle market in Ghana offers buyers the following editions; Kia Picanto EX, Kia Picanto LX and the standard Kia Picanto edition. Dealers in many areas of the country have both old and latest Picanto year models available which are either locally used or foreign used version. There are however price differences among registered Kia Picanto and unregistered Kia Picanto of the same year model because of vehicle overall condition. Find great deals from local dealers of used Picanto in different cities in Ghana such as;
The Best Kia Picanto year to Buy
Car buyers should definitely check out the 2015 Kia Picanto since it's the latest version currently but in the used vehicle market the 2005 Kia Picanto to the 2012 Kia Picanto happens to be common year models that can easily be purchased in the country.
Kia Picanto Price in Ghana
The availability of Kia vehicles in Ghana is very easy. Find Kia Picanto spare parts or fixing problems are however simple as there are many mechanical workshops and also affordable cost of repairs. Kia Picanto can be bought new or used directly from the dealers or from private individuals in most parts of the country. A Kia Picanto goes from GHC 10,000 to GHC 18,000 depending on vehicle condition, mileage and year model.
Overall Impression of Kia Picanto
The Kia Picanto is immensely popular not only in South Korea and Europe but also in the Latin American countries. It has more than ten badge names for sales in different countries. For example it is called Picanto Ion in Colombia, Picanto R in Ecuador, Picanto Flex in Brazil, Picanto K1 in Thailand, and Picanto 1250 in New Zealand. The Picanto won the Stiff Design award in the "Small Car Design" category in 2012 and the Black Square award in the "City Car" category in 2012. The Association of Scottish Motoring Writers awarded the Picanto as "Best Small Car" in 2011.