Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic

Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 petrol description

Hatchback Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic has been produced from January, 2015 to January, 2017. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.2 litres, which produces power of 85 horsepower on 6200 rpm - this is the most powerfull Kia Picanto 2015 - 2017 version 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 2015 1.2 Automatic has front wheel drive (FWD) and automatic gearbox with 4 gears.
Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 13.7 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 163 km/h.

In combined cycle (city and motorway), the Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic fuel consumption is 5.6 litres per 100km (17.9 km/l). Fuel tank capacity is 35 litres or 9.25 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 620 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle.
According to user reviews, this Kia real everyday fuel consumption is 6.9 litres per 100 km, which is 23% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Kia Picanto fuel consumption.

With the same engine there is also Kia Picanto version with manual gearbox (Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 MT) available, which is more dynamic - it reaches 100 km/h 1.8 seconds faster (in 11.9 seconds), moreover, it is more economic with manufacturer's fuel consumption is lower by 1.8 litres per 100 km or 32 % - 3.8 litres per 100 km, whereas users reported real fuel consumption is lower by 0.7 litres per 100 km or 10 % - 6.2 litres per 100 km.
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 2015

Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic technical data

Model: Kia Picanto 1.2 Automatic
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2015. January ... 2017. January 
Engine: 1248 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: no data
Power: 85 HP ON 6200 RPM Torque: 121 NM ON 4000 RPM
Gearbox: Automatic gearbox (4 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 163 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.7 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.6 (combined)
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) 1.48m (height)
Turning diameter: 9.6 meters
Ground clearance: 142 mm (approximate, with standard suspension, unladen vehicle)
Trunk capacity: 200 litres
Trunk max capacity: 870 litres (with rear seats folded down)

Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic 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 2015 1.2 Automatic oil type 5W-30, 5W-40
Oil capacity 4.2 litres (4.4 quarts) More service info
Power 85 HP ON 6200 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 [2015 - 2017] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Kia Picanto 2015 1.0 Jan 2015 — Jan 2017

Most fuel efficient version by real consumption

1.0 Petrol 66 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Picanto 2015 1.2

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 11.9 seconds
Most fuel efficient version

1.2 Petrol 85 HP 3.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Picanto 2015 1.2 Automatic Jan 2015 — Jan 2017

Most powerfull version (85 HP)

1.2 Petrol 85 HP 5.6 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Picanto 2015 reviews
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