KIA, the South Korean automobile, returned to Pakistan in 2018 after a nearly nine-year absence by teaming with the Lucky Cement Group.
The agreement was reached by both corporations under the Automotive Development Policy 2016-2021. Kia then released four automobiles: three passenger vehicles and one commercial vehicle.
- Kia Picanto
The KIA Picanto is a 5-door hatchback with a 1.0-liter MPI (998cc) engine with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. The automobile has a maximum power output of 69PS/ 6,200 rpm and a maximum torque output of 9.6kg*m/ 3,500 rpm.4
The KIA Picanto achieves 12-15 km per liter, which is significantly lower than its competitors, the Suzuki Wagon-R and Suzuki Cultus, which have the same engine size.
The corporation, like other automakers, has raised the costs of its versions due to import limitations imposed by the government due to a lack of dollars.
The manual version of the KIA Picanto 2023 costs Rs3,350,000 in Pakistan, while the automatic version costs Rs3,625,000. These KIA Picanto prices in Pakistan are ex-factory.