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Kia Picanto – Honest John’s most popular small car

The Kia Picanto has been voted ‘Most Popular Small Hatchback’ at the 2012 honestjohn.co.uk awards fending off strong competition from both mainstream and premium brands. The honestjohn.co.uk awards aren’t decided upon by judges or a panel but by the consumers themselves who visit the website. Awards are determined by the number of users who search […]



Picanto conquers Parkers City Car segment

Real-life buyers’ champions, Parkers didn’t think the Kia Picanto was good enough to win just the “under £9,000” part of its City Car category in the 2012 Parkers Cost of Motoring New Car Awards – so it also chose Picanto in the £9,000-£11,000 category as well! In this, the second year of the Parkers’ awards, […]



Kia Picanto to sponsor Take Me Out

Kia has signed a seven-figure deal for its Kia Picanto range to become the multimedia sponsor of the Paddy McGuiness-fronted ITV1 Saturday night dating show, ‘Take Me Out’. Each week in the show, four men have to impress 30 women in the hope of getting a date, but if the women do not like what […]



Kia Picanto proves to be a Bargain

The new Kia Picanto has been named ‘Bargain of the Year’ at the BBC Top Gear Magazine annual awards. The Kia Picanto has been awarded numerous titles since its launch in June and BBC Top Gear said of the car “finally, here’s a Korean supermini that you might choose over, say, a Fiat 500. You […]



Kia Picanto captures What Car? Green Supermini title

The all-new Kia Picanto – launched in June – has captured the Best Supermini title in What Car? Magazine’s Green Awards 2011. Described by Editor-in-Chief, Chas Hallett as “remarkably grown up”, the three-cylinder petrol engine equipped Picanto impressed because its NOx emissions are 25 times less than its nearest diesel-engined rival in the category – […]