Kia Picanto 2015 vs Hyundai i10 2013

Kia Picanto
2015 - 2017
Hyundai i10
2013 - 2017
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.2 Petrol1.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 85 HP66 HP
Torque: 120 NM94 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.7 seconds16.8 seconds
Kia Picanto is more dynamic to drive.
Kia Picanto engine produces 19 HP more power than Hyundai i10, whereas torque is 26 NM more than Hyundai i10. Thanks to more power Kia Picanto reaches 100 km/h speed 3.1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.66.0
Real fuel consumption: 7.0 l/100km7.2 l/100km
The Kia Picanto is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Kia Picanto consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Hyundai i10, which means that by driving the Kia Picanto over 15,000 km in a year you can save 60 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Kia Picanto consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Hyundai i10.
Fuel tank capacity: 35 litres40 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 620 km in combined cycle660 km in combined cycle
500 km with real consumption550 km with real consumption
Ground clearance: 142 mm (5.6 inches)165 mm (6.5 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Hyundai i10 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds. Note, however, that this Hyundai i10 version does not have 4x4 drive, which is very important in poor road conditions.


Average engine lifespan: 390'000 km390'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 15 years12 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Kia RIO, Hyundai i20, Hyundai i10Used also on Kia Picanto
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Kia Picanto might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 3.60 m3.67 m
Width: 1.60 m1.66 m
Height: 1.48 m1.50 m
Kia Picanto is smaller.
Kia Picanto is 7 cm shorter than the Hyundai i10, 7 cm narrower, while the height of Kia Picanto is 2 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 200 litres252 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
870 litres1046 litres
Hyundai i10 has more luggage space.
Kia Picanto has 52 litres less trunk space than the Hyundai i10. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Hyundai i10 (by 176 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.6 meters9.6 meters
Gross weight (kg): no data1`440
Safety: no data
below average

According to annual technical inspection data Hyundai i10 has serious deffects in 20 percent more cases than Kia Picanto, so Kia Picanto quality is probably better
Average price (€): no data7400
Pros and Cons: Kia Picanto has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • fewer faults
Hyundai i10 has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • higher ground clearance
  • roomier boot
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