Budget KIA Stonic received an update

Budget KIA Stonic received an update

December 17, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

This is the first update of the crossover, which debuted in 2017. The car should appear on the market next year.

The network has photos of an updated version of the crossover KIA Stonic. The car is the most budgetary crossover in the lineup of the Korean manufacturer. The car was hidden by a layer of camouflage, indicating the beginning of road tests. Considering changes in the exterior at the moment is difficult, but it is already clear that the developers have changed the design of daytime running lights. Modifications are likely to undergo bumpers and a radiator grille – they can be made in the style of the “senior” KIA Seltos. The car interior will be made in a modern spirit – it will receive a digital dashboard and a new multimedia system. According to manufacturers, better materials will be used for decoration. No technical data yet.

In the Korean car market, the current version is presented with a 1.0-liter 120 hp turbo engine. and a 1.4-liter aspirated engine with a return of 100 hp.

 The first works in tandem with a 7-band “robot”, and the second relies on a 6-speed automatic transmission. Drive – non-alternative front. In the European market there is another option with a 1.6-liter diesel engine with a return of 84 hp. However, whether this option will remain after the update is unknown. Despite the rather budget price tag, KIA Stonic is well equipped in technical terms. The car is equipped with ABS, EBD, climate control, engine start from the button. In the maximum configuration, customers are offered a leather interior, an all-round camera and an electric sunroof.