Articles about Kia Picanto

From the perspective of a college student
The Kia Pride was literally flying off the shelves to be used as taxicab, fleet service and the 'official' automobile for med reps, and more importantly, to transport young college students.It was a simple car that got you from point A
It’s a different perspective
When Top Gear PH asked if I could review a car for them, I thought at first that I was being taken for a ride. My knowledge of the inner workings of a car is pretty much at par with what I
Do you agree with these findings?
The results of the 18th annual J.D. Power Philippine Sales Satisfaction Index are in, and this year Kia is number one.The Korean car manufacturer finished ahead of the industry with a total of 842 points. Suzuki followed closely in second
Small, practical and budget-friendly
Mini hatchbacks aren't just the most affordable cars in the local automotive ecosystem, they're also some of the most practical.Few nameplates industry embody efficiency, practicality, and city-friendly better than tiny, maneuverable hatches like the Toyota Wigo, Kia Picanto
Is it a common issue?
Good day!First of all, good job with the informative articles and tips Top Gear Philippines has been posting. They're a big help for new drivers like me. I am newbie driver, and I have a Kia Picanto as my first
A Korean badge with European styling
It's hard to believe that the present-day Kia Picanto shares a heritage with the Pride from decades back. That old hatchback sold well thanks to its interior space and price point, but it wasn't exactly what you'd call
Good news for potential Picanto buyers
The Columbian Autocar Corporation, Kia's official Philippine distributor, just sent its updated price list earlier today.Thankfully, those considering the brand's most popular models will be happy to know that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law's
*Based on DOE's latest test
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently held its 13th Fuel Economy Run in Clark, Pampanga. Numerous carmakers volunteered their units, with over 50 participating vehicles across different segments taking part in the test. The run covered the following route: Petron Service Station
The new design gets an A+
We car guys love to rub elbows and spout off about engine performance, fuel economy, aerodynamics, and whatever else. We scoff at the so-called fools who only praise cars for their looks, especially when they use words like "cute." Ugh, shudder
Easily the most stylish in its segment
It can be said that Kia made its name in the Philippines on small, affordable cars. One of its earliest offerings, the Pride, was easy on the eyes, reasonably roomy, and best of all, cheap. And that model drew in motorists looking
Good news for car shoppers
Columbian Autocar Corporation-Kia's official Philippine distributor-has opened its first-ever mall dealership, making the Korean carmaker's passenger vehicles more accessible and convenient to the local motoring public than ever before.The launch of the new showroom coincided with
Was it worth the wait?
Finally, the all-new Kia Picanto is now available in the Philippines.The latest iteration of the Korean carmaker's small hatch, first seen in January this year, made its local debut earlier today via a simple launch event held in SM
For those who are allergic to boring cars
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.There's no arguing that Kia's right up there with the best of them when it comes to designing fun-looking cars. The
For a family's first car
Hi Botchi,Good day. I'm a car lover and a TGP reader. I've read some of your columns and I like the way you give advice and now I really need your help. I'm planning to buy our first
And these are mostly good vehicles
Buying a brand-new car is no easy task. Forking over the down payment and committing to a monthly installment for a few years is a big step, and one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Luckily, getting a car is actually
Tiger-nose grille and Growling Tigers
Attention Thomasians, or well, at least those with valid driver's licenses: The Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC)--Kia's official Philippine distributor--is bringing the all-new Kia Rio to the University of Santo Tomas, giving you guys the opportunity to be
'A great all-rounder'
What is it?The latest iteration of Kia's smallest car, the Picanto, may be maturing as it enters its third generation, but it's also getting younger--if you catch our drift.Topping the range is a sportier looking version called
Engine details and actual photos
The all-new Picanto hype train isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Kia has finally released photos of the upcoming Korean hatchback-not sketches, not renders, but actual images of the car in the metal. What's more, it's
Our consumer editor weighs in
Hi Botchi. I have been doing some backreading on your advice regarding which car is right for a first-time owner like me. I have two kids and my husband is sort of medium-built, plus I just learned how to drive (
That cabin though
Right before Christmas last year, Kia gave us our first glimpse at the all-new Picanto. Granted, it was only a sketch at the time, so there really wasn't too much to go on-but the revamped hatch's sportier appearance
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