2019 Kia Stonic Review, Release date and Price

Korean market will make a new statement about launching their products next year. After Hyundai, who made a serious breakthrough, Kia is made new projects on run. There is new arrival which will make a new brand as 2019 Kia Stonic.

This mid-size SUV will offer many upgraded advantages starting from design to the infotainment system. It will take time for tests and pro rides, but based on rumors the first result had a positive outcome. Some spy shoots deliver partial appearance, but the final result will be familiar in the current year. According to the latest news, many changes are made in performance and engine as well. The engine output is stronger and comparing to the current model, more fuel reduce.

2019 Kia Stonic front

2019 Kia Stonic engine

A new performance of new 2019 Kia Stonic is redesigned and upgraded. A new model of Kia will use the same motor as the current one, but with some changes within. According to trim levels, overall performance will be different. Fuel consumption is reduced, which means that motor will save the energy in combined fields, town, and city.

This model comes to North America first, and then in other parts of the world. So we can expect 1.6-liter diesel for USA market. However, for European and other countries we can expect 1.0-liter 3-cylinder petrol unit with 120 hp. Both solutions will be available with 6-speed manual gearbox.

There will be another choice for optimal automatic transmission, with gasoline fuel. The top trim will contain a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder unit, gaining 180hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. Also, this engine will have reduced fuel consumption. Towing capacity for all trim levels is stronger in this version of Stonic.

2019 Kia Stonic engine

2019 Kia Stonic exterior

New 2019 Kia Stonic is SUV with basic dimensions without many visible changes. Frontal part is larger with significant lighter materials. The body is lighter thanks to a combo of aluminum and steel, with a protective layer of carbon. The hood is lighter with wider fascia and more attractive upper headlights. LED lamps will improve appearance and visibility. Glasses in overall concept are darker, but not the same tone.

Rear lights are also in LED tech and with the new protection, it is more durable. Sporty and futuristic, this vehicle is having a chance for success in the foreign market. SUV like that will easily attract a younger audience and new clients. Sliding roof is also a solution for new Stonic.

2019 Kia Stonic side

2019 Kia Stonic interior

The new 2019 Kia Stonic will offer many new advantages for its infotainment system and another inner upgrade. The cabin is going to be spacious with 2-row seats with leather materials inside. Going to higher trims, infotainment system and technologies will be complete with much more technical support.

Technical support will contain new safety system as navigation programs and automatic braking system. Braking system will have different models according to trim levels. All trim levels will have high safety system with some additional upgraded which will cost in addition. New sound system and bigger 10-inch LCD touch screen in the main position on the dashboard will be the bullseye.

2019 Kia Stonic price

New 2019 Kia Stonic will have a base price of nearly $13000 but this is just for starters. More upgraded models and higher trims will have an upper price. It is not sure yet in which way will it go, but some advanced additions will cost extra money. Preparations for final launching are not over yet. In the current year we will have clear data about final look and appearance of new Kia. Getting into shape for next year will not take long, so we can make a picture based on current spy shots. Finalisation is waiting for the beginning of 2019is.

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