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Kia Stonic: as individual as you are (sponsored)

Why the Kia Stonic is the compact SUV that really does do it all.

For those seeking an SUV that oozes character, there’s a new kid on the block. The stylish Kia Stonic is a practical and comfortable car that offers plenty of choices for those seeking to stand out from the crowd.

The Kia Stonic is a compact SUV that not only offers an appealing and customisable look, but is also loaded with hi-tech equipment as standard.  That means every Stonic owner can enjoy Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a range of advanced safety features.

The engine range comprises of a diesel engine and two petrols - including Kia’s latest 1.0-litre T-GDi engine, which serves up an impressive 118bhp, and the promise of up to 55.4mpg.

The Stonic’s style-conscious buyers love the car’s funky design with bright, bold colours and a number of contrasting body and roof colours available on the top spec model. It’s something that really gives the car character.

Stonic models are used for all kinds of reasons, so it needs to be a practical, usable and comfortable package. And as the days start to get shorter, equipment like the heating functions for the steering wheel and faux leather seats really come into their own. The car’s Reversing Camera System with Dynamic Guidelines and Rear Cross Traffic Alert really help when parking in tight spaces or busy car parks.

The Kia Stonic has a brilliant infotainment system, all served up through a large 7in display. The touchscreen is very responsive and extremely easy to use.

With smartphones now part of everyday life, the Kia Stonic has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity fitted as standard across the range. It allows users to play music from a variety of streaming services and can also operate Google Maps. Thanks to live traffic data, it’s among the best in the business when it comes to avoiding traffic jams.

It shines brightly when it comes to safety too. Features like Driver Attention Warning, which advises the driver when to take a break, and Hill-start Assist Control help make every journey safer. Plus the Stonic’s Lane-Keep Assist and Blind-Spot Detection are real plus points on long-distance drives.

And buyers are offered ultimate peace of mind by Kia’s seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty. The cover remains as comprehensive on the first day of your ownership as it will on the 2,555th, so owners needn’t worry about unexpected bills.

What’s more, every new Kia comes with 12 months of breakdown cover backed by the RAC. It covers the car throughout the UK and just register on MyKia for European cover as well.

So, whether it’s safety, technology, sharp design or simply worry-free motoring you’re looking for, the Kia Stonic really does have it all.

For more information on the Kia Stonic, visit kia.com/uk/new-cars/stonic

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