Rival to Mazda CX-3 and Hyundai Venue has arrived early, and with two fashions initially.

  • 2021 Kia Stonic launched in Australia with two mannequin grades
  • Alternative of two engines
  • Loads of tech and security gear
  • Priced from $24,990 drive-away

The 2021 Kia Stonic has arrived in Australia, providing patrons larger selection within the compact SUV market.

Whereas CarAdvice and different media are getting ready highway exams to be printed on Friday as soon as the native embargo lifts, the Kia Australia web site has revealed early the preliminary pricing and specs.

Based on the web site, Kia will provide the Stonic initially in two variants: the Stonic Sport from $24,990 drive-away, and the range-topping Stonic GT-Line from $29,990 drive-away.

A extra inexpensive S mannequin is anticipated to hitch the line-up within the coming months.

The Sport is obtainable with a 1.4-litre petrol four-cylinder engine providing 74kW of energy at 6000rpm and 133Nm of torque at 4000rpm. Gas financial system is claimed at a mixed 6.7 litres per 100 kilometres, producing 155 grams of CO2 per kilometre.

Drive is distributed to the entrance wheels by a six-speed handbook, or an non-obligatory six-speed automated.

The Stonic GT-Line (pictured at prime) will get a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol three-cylinder engine, producing 74kW at 4500-6000rpm and 172Nm at 1500-4000rpm. Mixed gasoline financial system is a claimed 5.4L/100km, placing out 125g/km of CO2.

A seven-speed dual-clutch automated transmission is the only real transmission choice within the GT-Line.

Inside, the Stonic Sport will get black material trim, an 8.0-inch infotainment display with satellite tv for pc navigation and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto functionality, a number of Bluetooth connections, rear-view parking digicam and sensors, six-speaker sound system, keyless entry, push-button begin, high-beam help, cruise management, two USB and two 12-volt chargers, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, and a 60:40 break up folding rear seat.

The Stonic GT-Line provides premium black upholstery, sports activities steering wheel, alloy sports activities pedals, automated local weather management, and a tilt-and-slide sunroof.

All fashions come customary with a collection of security tech, together with autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and bike owner recognition, lane-keep help, lane-following help, driver consideration alert, main car departure alert, hill-start help, speed-sensing auto door locks, two Isofix positions, and entrance, aspect, and curtain airbags.

Additionally customary throughout each fashions are electrical folding heated mirrors and a set of 17-inch alloy wheels, and the choice of seven colors: Clear White, Silky Silver, Perennial Gray, Aurora Black Pearl, Sign Purple, Sporty Blue, and Mighty Yellow.

Those that go for the Stonic GT-Line additionally get LED daytime-running lights, fog-lamps, particular 17-inch alloy wheels, rear diffuser with twin exhaust suggestions, and a selection of 4 two-tone color choices: Clear White, Mighty Yellow, Sporty Blue, and Sign Purple – all matched with a Black Pearl roof.

All with all Kia fashions, the Stonic comes with a seven-year/unlimited-kilometre manufacturing unit guarantee and capped-price servicing.

The 2021 Kia Stonic is on sale now, with the primary examples understood to be en path to Australian sellers.

2021 Kia Stonic Australian pricing

  • Stonic Sport handbook – $24,990 drive-away
  • Stonic Sport auto – $25,990 drive-away
  • Stonic GT-Line auto – $29,990 drive-away

Be aware: Abroad mannequin proven, paint choices could differ.

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