The company KIA has revealed an updated version of the subcompact cross Stonic.
The most important innovation was the emergence of “soft” hybrid, consisting of a 1.0-liter turbocharged T-GDi and 48-volt system. The unit is available in two versions forces: 99 and 118 HP (200 Nm). Along with the engines can operate 7-speed DCT and 6-speed manual transmission.
The engine lineup also presents the 99-horsepower engine T-GDi with a volume of 1.0 liter in conjunction with a 5-speed “mechanics” and optional 7-speed DCT, and 83-horsepower engine capacity of 1.2 liters.
In addition, the updated model has received 8-inch screen infotainment complex navigation and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as 4.2-inch digital instrument panel and more.
Stonic 2021 model year also got a system to prevent head-on collisions, a withholding system in the lane, monitoring blind spot assist, smart cruise control with speed limit and other options.
As for the exterior, the new is here only led headlights, in addition, enriched color palette cross in two shades: Azure Blue (blue) and Storm Grey (grey). Color range now includes nine shades that can be combined with contrast roof options, including the new yellow Zest. For a fee you can buy 16-inch wheels of aluminum alloy.
Taking orders for the updated KIA Stonic in Europe will begin in the third quarter of this year.
In addition, recently, details became known about the electrical cross-coupe KIA. As noted, the new model should compete in the compact segment crosses on electric models such as Tesla Model Y, Skoda and Volkswagen Enyaq ID.4.