2008 Kia Picanto Facelift: New Face & Interior

Nearly 4 years after the Picanto’s debut in early 2004 Kia “pro-cee’ded” to its mini’s first facelift. Up front, the redesigned Korean mini gets a new set of headlights, a “Cee’d” styled grille, a new bumper and hood. In the rear, the F/L Picanto features new light-clusters and a slightly redesigned bumper. Apart from giving it a fresher look, these changes also resulted to a slight increase in length with the Picanto now measuring in at 3.540 mm (+40 mm). Inside, the 2008 Picanto has adopted various goodies from the Cee’d like the gauges with bright orange illumination, the 3spoke steering wheel along with a redesigned center console equipped with a new factory radio-CD and new button-wear all inspired from Cee’d’s (we know, you got the point). There are no changes in the engine range as the facelifted Picanto will continue to be offered with the current 61Hp 1.0 & 65Hp 1.1 petrol and the 75Hp 1.1 diesel motors. -More Pictures after the jump Technorati: Kia+Picanto, cars, Carscoop, blogs,