The Kia recently proceeded to ensure name Stonic, which will be used in the model to be placed opposite the Nissan Juke. It is believed that this will be applied to the YB-SUV mature later in 2017.
The model is expected to market in 2018 and will be based at the new Rio, which will eventually be presented in 2017. It is placed under the hybrid Niro and will be equipped with gasoline and diesel engines.
Additional models were joined by KX3, a similarly sized Kia SUV sold mainly in China. The vehicle said to be too sophisticated for high-speed driving conditions in many European countries that rejected by Kia Motors Europe. Instead, the special model has been developed and will be sold in the third quarter of this year. It will not be at the Geneva exhibition, the event which is being supplied to the debut of diesel Picanto and Stinger.
The Stonic this motor show appearance will likely be at the Frankfurt IAA although media preview may occur in August.
The new SUV will use the same architecture as YB, new Pride / Rio / K2. Where the vehicle will be made subject of speculation but Sohari in South Korea, on the same line as YB, it seems. It can also be built in Mexico and Slovakia.
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