Local specs and pricing have been announced for the 2021 Kia Stonic SUV which arrives to take on cars like the Mazda CX-3.
At launch, Kia will offer three trim levels: S, Sport and GT-Line with prices ranging from $22,990 - $29,990 drive-away.
According to Kia, the S and Sport variants are optimised for comfort while the flagship GT-Line is tuned for a firmer, sportier ride.
S and Sport models are powered by a naturally-aspirated 1.4-litre four-cylinder producing 74kW of power and 133Nm of torque. It’s matched to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
The GT-Line uses a turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine offering 74kW and 172Nm. It’s exclusively paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Scroll below for a rundown of each grade’s equipment highlights.
Slotting underneath the Seltos and built on the same underpinnings as the Rio hatchback, the Stonic measures 4140mm long, 1760mm wide and 1520mm tall, with a 2580mm wheelbase.
With the seats up, the boot space is 352L which increases to 1155L with the rear seats folded down.
2021 Kia Stonic pricing
Stonic S manual: $22,990
Stonic S automatic: $23,990
Stonic Sport manual – $24,990 drive-away
Stonic Sport auto – $25,990 drive-away
Stonic GT-Line auto – $29,990 drive-away
2021 Kia Stonic equipment highlights:
Stonic S
8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Six-speaker sound system
4.2-inch trip computer
Rear-view camera with rear parking sensors
Automatic headlights
Power windows
Cruise control
Heated mirrors
15-inch steel wheels
Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection
Lane-keeping assist
Driver attention monitoring
Stonic Sport adds
17-inch alloy wheels
Power-folding mirrors
Premium shift knob and steering wheel
Satellite navigation
Wired smartphone mirroring
Stonic GT-Line adds
1.0-litre three-cylinder engine
Single-zone climate control
LED daytime running lights and front fog lights
GT-Line exterior package with body kit, rear diffuser
Two-tone roof or sunroof
Alloy sports pedals
Flat-bottomed sports steering wheel
Rain-sensing wipers
Auto-dimming interior mirror
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