Year for the KIA Picanto. After the price FI 2012 design for the 3-door version, it is in the 5-door Picanto has just been voted Best Urban 2012 by the magazine L’Argus.
The jury selected and chosen in each category, a passenger car with the best balance between benefits and costs of use, based on four criteria: the price of nine, the cost of use over three years (and 60 000 km), the estimated resale (and 60 000 km) and the scope of the heart of the jury (in a tie).
The KIA Picanto Style 1.0 Style 5-door with solid arguments such as: the initial price competitive (10,290 euros), the cost per kilometer, the growing range of its equipment, driveability, consumption measured and especially its 7 year warranty, convinced the jury. A victory that confirms his status as a must in a segment where crisis forces, competition is fierce.
“We are honored to see our mini -city Kia Picanto awarded the L’argus Trophy. This award is a special dimension to our brand under the ultra-competitive environment that characterizes the city car segment in France. We are pleased that the design , driving pleasure and the cost of holding our Kia Picanto have made the difference in competition. We owe this performance to our design teams, engineers and business around the world I salute the work and to whom I dedicate this trophy, “ confirms Verbitzky Frederick, CEO of KIA France.
Compete with the Toyota Yaris (3 e ) and the Volkswagen Up (2 e ) , so it’s finally KIA Picanto is designatedBest City Car of the Year 2012 by the magazine L’Argus .
Note that in the other categories is the Ford Focus (compact class), the Peugeot 508 (Family Category), theAudi A6 (Category Premium) and Citroën DS5 Hybrid4 (green box) which won the match against their competitors. For its part, the Volkswagen Crafter won the award for best utility.