Comparison: Turning circle Kia Picanto vs. competitors 2024

Turning circle is important for city driving, even for a Hatchbacks like the Kia Picanto 1.0 are often used in cities because they offer a lot of practicality for their relatively short length, which in this case is 3605 mm. But their practicality is enhanced by a good turning circle, which makes them easier to manoeuvre even in narrow city streets.Turning circle is measured in meters it takes for the Picanto 1.0 to complete a whole circle (diameter). With it’s length of 3605 mm and wheelbase of 2400 mm, the Kia Picanto 1.0 has a turning circle of 9.4 m. It' also the best amongst similar cars - Opel Corsa 1.8 16V ,Hyundai i30 1.4 ,...On the contrary, the worst-in-class value of 11.80 m belongs to the BMW 503 Coupé . It’s wheelbase is 2835 mm and width is 1710 mm.

Kia Picanto - How has the turning circle changed over the generations?

Kia Picanto generations

(Turning circle)
Kia Picanto generations
Generation yearTurning circle
Picanto, Model year 2004 (BA)10.00 m
Picanto, Model year 2008 (BA (1. Facelift))10.00 m
Picanto, Model year 2009 (BA (2. Facelift))10.00 m
Picanto, Model year 2011 (TA)9.80 m
Picanto, Model year 2015 (TA (1. Facelift))9.60 m
Picanto, Model year 2017 (JA)9.40 m
Picanto, Model year 2020 (Picanto JA (1. Facelift))9.40 m
Picanto, Model year 2024 (Picanto JA (2. Facelift))9.40 m
The difference in Turning circle between first generation (BA) from 2004 and last generation (Picanto JA (2. Facelift)) from 2024 is 0.6 m.
The turning circle of the current generation of Picanto is 9.40 m.

The turning circle compared to other Kia models

Kia Picanto vs other current cars by Kia

(Turning circle)
Turning circle: Picanto vs. other models by Kia
Variant nameTurning circle
Picanto 9.40 m
Rio 10.20 m
Stonic 10.40 m
e-Soul 10.60 m
ProCeed GT 10.60 m
ProCeed 10.60 m
Ceed Sportswagon 10.60 m
Ceed GT 10.60 m
Ceed 10.60 m
XCeed 10.60 m
Niro 10.60 m
e-Niro 10.60 m
Niro Hybrid 10.60 m
Niro EV 10.60 m
Sportage 10.90 m
Stinger 11.20 m
Sorento 11.60 m
EV6 11.60 m
EV9 12.40 m
1. Picanto 9.40 m
2. Rio 10.20 m
3. Stonic 10.40 m
4. e-Soul 10.60 m
6. ProCeed 10.60 m
8. Ceed GT 10.60 m
9. Ceed 10.60 m
10. XCeed 10.60 m
11. Niro 10.60 m
12. e-Niro 10.60 m
14. Niro EV 10.60 m
15. Sportage 10.90 m
16. Stinger 11.20 m
17. Sorento 11.60 m
18. EV6 11.60 m
19. EV9 12.40 m

How does the turning circle of the Kia Picanto compare to it's nearest competitors?

Kia Picanto vs. similar cars

(Turning circle)
Turning circle: Kia Picanto vs. similar cars
Car modelTurning circle
KIA Picanto 20249.40 m
Citroen C3 Pluriel 20039.50 m
Mitsubishi Space Star 20029.60 m
Opel Corsa 200010.10 m
Hyundai i30 200710.20 m
Lancia Dedra 199410.30 m
Hyundai Bayon 202110.40 m
SsangYong XLV 201610.60 m
Hyundai Kona 201710.60 m
VW Taigo 202110.60 m
Citroen C2 200310.70 m
Opel Grandland 202210.70 m
SsangYong Torres 202310.80 m
Suzuki S-Cross 202210.80 m
Toyota Proace City 202010.80 m
SEAT Altea 200410.90 m
Chevrolet Trax 201310.90 m
Ford Streetka 200211.10 m
Fiat 500L 201211.10 m
Opel Crossland 201711.20 m
Porsche 924 197611.20 m
Dacia Jogger 202211.40 m
Renault Austral 202211.40 m
Renault Express 202111.60 m
Brilliance BS4 200811.60 m
Toyota Urban Cruiser 200911.80 m
Nissan Townstar 202211.80 m
BMW 503 195611.80 m

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