Kia Picanto 2017 1.2

Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 petrol description

Hatchback Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 is being produced from April, 2017. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.2 litres, which produces power of 85 horsepower on 6000 rpm and torque 121 Nm (Newton metres) on 4000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system, it has no turbine. The engine meets the Euro 5 emissions standard. Approximate engine life expectancy (mileage until serious repairs are required) for this engine is between 250 000 and 420 000 kilometres. Note that engine life can be longer or shorter depending on maintenance.
More engine specs 
This Kia Picanto 1.2 engine oil type is 5W-30, 5W-40 and oil capacity is 4.2 litres.

Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 has front wheel drive (FWD) and automatic gearbox with 4 gears.
Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 13.7 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 161 km/h.

In combined cycle (city and motorway), the Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 fuel consumption is 5.4 litres per 100km (18.5 km/l), city fuel economy - 7 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 4.5 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 35 litres or 9.25 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 640 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 760 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Kia real everyday fuel consumption is 6.9 litres per 100 km, which is 28% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Kia Picanto fuel consumption.

Kia Picanto safety

During safety testing Kia Picanto has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Kia Picanto is evaluated with good rate 79 from 100, children safety: average mark - 64 from 100, for pedestrian protection Kia Picanto got 54 points from 100.
Kia Picanto safety equipment has been rated as very low - 25 percents from 100.

Kia Picanto 1.2 service information and maintenance intervals Oil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.
Kia Picanto 2017

Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 technical data

Model: Kia Picanto 1.2
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2017. April
Engine: 1248 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 124 g/km
Power: 85 HP ON 6000 RPM Torque: 121 NM ON 4000 RPM
Gearbox: Automatic gearbox (4 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 161 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.7 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.4 (combined) 7.0 (urban) 4.5 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km (34.1 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 35 litres (9.2 gallons)
Car dimensions: 3.60m (length) 1.60m (width) 1.49m (height)
Turning diameter: 9.4 meters
Ground clearance: 141 mm (approximate, with standard suspension, unladen vehicle)
Trunk capacity: 255 litres
Trunk max capacity: 1010 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 1400 kg

Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 engine G4LA FR

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 250,000 to 420,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 1248 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 71 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 78.8 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

More service info
Timing chain change interval 150,000 km (recommended)

Sometimes manufacturers do not specify timing chain replacement intervals and design chains for engine life. However, once the recommended change interval has been reached, it is recommended to periodically check the condition of the chain and to change the chain if excessive stretching is detected or if unusual noises from the engine or other symptoms occur.

Fuel system Injection
Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 oil type 5W-30, 5W-40
Oil capacity 4.2 litres (4.4 quarts) More service info
Power 85 HP ON 6000 RPM
Torque 121 NM ON 4000 RPM
Engine manufacturer Hyundai
Start of production (year) 2008
Duration of production 16 years
Engine also used on Kia RIO Hyundai i20 Hyundai i10

Generally, the use of an engine in several models and its long production run is an indication of the quality of the engine and the success of its design.

All Kia Picanto hatchback [2017 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Kia Picanto 2017 1.0

Most fuel efficient version

1.0 Petrol 67 HP 4.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Picanto 2017 1.0 T-GDi

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.1 seconds

1.0 Petrol 100 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 1.2 Petrol 84 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Picanto 2017 1.2 Apr 2017 —

Only version with automatic transmission

1.2 Petrol 84 HP 5.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Picanto 2017 reviews
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