Dependent on the Rio, the Stonic is Kia’s take on a jacked-up town vehicle built to make the most of the ongoing SUV craze sweeping not only across Australia, but the relaxation of the entire world much too.
Slotting in down below the Seltos, the Stonic shares its underpinnings and drivetrains with the Rio but throws in a loftier trip top, somewhat bigger proportions all spherical and some tougher, additional rugged SUV styling cues.
On that last notice, we assume the Stonic looks terrific distinctive enough to the Rio that they will not be confused for one a different but nonetheless with some very clear loved ones resemblance.
Priced from $22,990 driveaway, Kia Australia is featuring 5 Stonic variants across 3 trim levels, with the assortment topping out at $29,990 for the flagship GT-Line.
To uncover out if the brand’s latest substantial-driving hatch is a deserving competitor inside of its section, we spent some time placing the flagship GT-Line as a result of its paces both of those in city and on the open highway.