As early as July, Kia Philippines has sparked excitement after announcing the “unboxing” of a new model designed to provide quality mobility for Filipinos. They further stirred euphoria after consumers experienced anew the company’s ‘Power to Surprise’ with the announcement that the 2021 Kia Stonic will soon hit the Philippine roads starting this October.
With some bits and pieces of information circling the internet about the Stonic, Kia Philippines tickled the senses of the public by revealing more details about the hip and trendy subcompact crossover. This latest bold and stylish offering from the Korean carmaker will surely create waves in the local automotive scene.
The Stonic is positioned to meet the demands of the young and active who turn their dreams into reality day-by-day and know how to have fun in the process. The said market belongs to the wide spectrum of adventurous Filipino buyers who do not compromise design and function.
With the catchphrase “Style that is Iconic,” this chic crossover is suitable for first-time buyers and trendy car owners who want to showcase their exquisite taste in their vehicle. As pegged by Kia’s chief designer Peter Schreyer, the European Design Language is manifested in the compact features, elegant design, sharp lines and smooth surfaces, which harmonizes with the signature Tiger Nose Grille and the stylish and heavy-duty roof rails at the top of the unit.
The well-positioned projector headlamps and LED Daytime Running Lights (exclusive to the EX variant) in the front fascia give proper illumination to your peripherals, without distracting incoming drivers. The perfectly-sized Stonic is 4,100mm long, 1,735mm wide and 1,532mm high with a 2,570 wheelbase to make sure that comfort can be stylish. The dimensions house a multifunctional storage space with 60:40 full-fold flat rear seats. Even if the seats are still upright, it provides 325 liters of ample room for huge hauls on grocery runs or baggage for that quick trip to the beach.
Onlookers will also enjoy the two-tone color option on the top-of-the-line variant, bound to express the bright and positive disposition of the owner.