Introducing the new crossover model company Kia in the US market is scheduled for LA Auto Show 2017. In Europe, we see the serial copy at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017. The Kia company previewed and for the first time announced 2018 Kia Stonic with a few teaser drawings. Soon after followed the confirmation of series production, the name and part of the specification of this model.
Kia’s R & D center in South Korea was responsible for creating this vehicle. 2018 Kia Stonic is closely linked to Hyundai Kona model. Hyundai has recently unveiled its new SUV model. Although a lot of parts underpinnings, as regards the external design of each model has remained faithful to the brand it represents.
2018 Kia Stonic Design
The combination of words to say ‘speedy’ and ‘tonic’ together have given the name of the new crossover model from Kia model lineup. In fact the case of the first and last notes in the musical scale. We are all sure that the serial model more clearly evoke the image and create an explanation of the name and design of 2018 Stonic SUV.
As for the interior design, in some ways is more exposed. The interior will be filled with geometric design forms. It is expected that new Stonic Kia SUV, offers exceptional roominess for its class. CX-3, Honda HR-V and Toyota C-HR are three main competitors of new model Kia family.
New Kia Crossover Specs
Although all information on this vehicle or not confirmed or still under consideration, with a reservation we take the data on the drive units of the model. The first two gasoline engines are intended for the global market. 1.4 T-GDI and 1.6 T-GDI turbo petrol. 1.6 CRDI diesel engine is designed for the European market.
Another data regarding operation of the new Kia SUV is not confirmed. Specifically, it is assumed that the new Stonic SUV be offered with standard front-wheel drive. 4×4 drive will be the only option! The former Kia presenting a new member of the family was very meager. However, the company left the audience enough space for imagination, with the statement that Kia Stonic offer many elements for vehicle personalization.