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While it mightn't be a proper 'GT', the turbocharged Kia Picanto is the definition of cheap thrills.
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LIST PRICE From $17,990
CARADVICE RATING 8.1
FUEL ECONOMY 4.8/100km
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2021 Kia Picanto GT-Line review

Kia's smallest and cheapest car gets improved for 2021. We drive the GT-Line specification to see if it's still the pick of the minnows.

2020 Kia Picanto S automatic review

Does one of Australia’s cheapest cars double as one of the smartest buys out there?

Kia Picanto GT: You don’t mess with imperfection

In 1976 a car entered the automotive landscape and changed the world. Okay, not the whole world, and not overnight, but in the world of performance motoring, things would never be the same again. It produced 81kW and 140Nm from a naturally aspirated 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine, started out with a four-speed manual but later picked up a five-cog 'box, weighed 830kg, and could bolt to 100km/h in a reported 9...

2019 Kia Picanto GT review

While it mightn't be a proper 'GT', the turbocharged Kia Picanto is the definition of cheap thrills.

2019 Kia Picanto X-Line review

The higher-riding X-Line AO Edition is one half of Kia's expanded Picanto range alongside the warmed-up GT, giving prospective customers after its smallest model more choices. That's rarely a bad thing.

2019 Kia Picanto GT review

The Picanto GT is meant to attract new buyers to the super popular city car, but it presents a conflicted offering.

2018 Kia Picanto GT-Line review

Kia has bolstered its top-selling micro car range with a sporty-looking GT-Line variant – but is it more style over substance?

2017 Kia Picanto S manual review

We've driven the revised Kia Picanto at launch and we've tested the automatic version since then. Now we spend time with our pick of the range, the five-speed manual.

2017 Kia Picanto S review

The 2017 Kia Picanto S offers an attractive combination of price and features, punching above its weight when it comes to drivability, too.

2017 Kia Picanto S review

The "all-new" third-generation Kia Picanto has landed in Australia... with the old generation powertrain. Do new styling, promises of improved refinement and added equipment conspire towards a big step forward? Or is this new Picanto S merely more of the same?

Australia's cheapest new cars

Looking for a new car on a small budget? Here are eight of the cheapest new cars available Australia-wide, right now. As you would expect, they are all micro or light cars and, unless otherwise stated, the price excludes on-road costs like registration, stamp duty and CTP. If you shop around, though, you can find great drive-away deals and special offers...

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