Kia Picanto
 (4.5/5)
expert rating
 (4.3/5)
owner rating
from RM 665.47 /month
from RM 49,888.00 to RM 59,888.00
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Generation JA (2018-Present)

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1.2L
Conventional Automatic
RM 665.47 /month
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1.2L
Conventional Automatic
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Expert Review

Date Reviewed
12 February 2019
Performance
Ride & Handling
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Value
As the only non-national car under RM50,000, the Kia Picanto is a solid alternative to the Perodua Myvi and Proton Iriz. It's well equipped and has a quality of ride and refinement that is head and shoulders above its peers, all while being better to drive than the previous model - only the lack of interior space is a letdown. It also now comes with autonomous emergency braking, which makes it one of only two vehicles in the price range to have it (the other being the Myvi).
For
  • Ultra-modern styling, well-built interior
  • Ride and refinement puts it in a different category altogether
  • Cheapest car with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Against
  • Rear space a little small for the price
  • Engine can feel gutless at times

Latest Owner Review

Date Reviewed
18 December 2020
Performance
Handling
Comfort
Safety
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Value
Jia Wei
1.2 GT-Line AT (2017)
Bought new, Owned for 2 Years
Fuel Economy: 14.0 km/litre (7.1 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 2,000 km/month
    - Great safety feature. 6 airbags, ABS, VSC, and automated braking. Not to mention rear disk brake whereas Axia only have rear drum break.
    - Great NVH. No obvious noise and vibration even at highway speed (110km/h).
    - Infotainment is loaded with Apple Car Play and Android Auto. I'm using Android Auto for navigation and it works fine.
    - Decent fuel consumption. Usually I got 400km driving with 70% city driving.
    - Great driving performance from 84hp car. Once it past 60km/h, you can feel the acceleration from the car.
    - For A Segment car, expect the rear space will be small. But this is not a problem for me as I drive alone most of the time.
    - The boot is small. It cannot fit a 20" luggage in the boot.
To improve
1.0L turbo will be nice but 1.2L NA we got here is not bad. If got blind spot info system this car would be perfect. But then again we cannot ask for more for 60k car. In conclusion, a better alternative than Myvi if rear space is not your main concern.
Yes, I would recommend this car

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