Kia Picanto 3dr vs rivals - specifications

 Kia Picanto 3dr 1.25 Halo EcoDynamicsFiat 500 TwinAirFord Ka 1.2 Metal
On the road price/total as tested£11,695/£11,695£11,600/£12,860£11,045/£12,015
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£4,725/40.4%£4,524/39.0%£4,076/36.9%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£233/£466£222/£444£220/£440
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,909/£3,181£2,358/£3,930£2,137/£3,562
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost10/£352/A/£011/£387/A/£05/£325/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£259 (3yrs Kia Care)£294/£396/£294£147/£147/£199
Engine4cyl in-line/1,248cc2cyl in-line/875cc4cyl in-line/1,242cc
Peak power/revs 84/6,000 bhp/rpm85/5,500 bhp/rpm68/5,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 121/4,000 Nm/rpm145/1,900 Nm/rpm102/3,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel35 litres/foam35 litres/space saver35 litres/foam (full £50)
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 200/605 litres185/550 litres224/747 litres
Turning circle/drag coefficient9.8 metres/N/A9.3 metres/0.29Cd9.8 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 7yrs (100k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr AA3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/14020,000 miles/16010,500 miles/781
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos13th/9th32nd/29th20th/28th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars86/83/47/45/3/2/77*4/3/2/68*
0-60/30-70mph11.4/12.3 secs11.8/12.4 secs13.3/15.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th6.6/10.7 secs5.4/8.1 secs7.6/11.4 secs
50-70mph in 5th19.0 secs14.1 secs21.5 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 101mph/3,100rpm108mph/3,000rpm99mph/3,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 56.0/41.8/9.9m51.7/38.1/9.9m49.6/36.0/9.1m
Noise level outside/idle/30/70mph42/29/60/67dB39/26/67/72dB42/30/61/70dB
Auto Express economy/range38.3mpg/295 miles31.0mpg/239 miles34.2mpg/263 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 53.3/74.3/65.7mpg57.6/76.3/68.9mpg48.7/64.2/57.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket170/100g/km/10%211/95g/km/10%191/115g/km/10%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/£265Two/yes/£200
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seatsYes/no/yesYes/£775/noYes/no/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£600^/yes/no£745/£315/noNo/£325/no
Met paint/power-fold/colour mirrors£415/yes/yes£440/£115^^/£115^^£445/no/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothNo/yes/yesDFO/£265^^/£265^^No/£250^^/£250^^

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