Kia Picanto Prices in Nigeria (Update in 2020)

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Let's check out our article about the up-to-date Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria, covering its brand new, foreign used and locally used units.

1. About Kia Picanto in Nigeria

Although Toyota in Nigeria is known as one of the most famous car brands, Kia is still one of the most favorite brands in our country. It would be a huge mistake if you ignore the Kia Picanto when mentioning the hottest models of Kia Motor.

The Kia Picanto was born to be a small car. Although the Korean car manufacturer has made strides in other segments with great models such as the Cee'd and the Kia Sportage, its best inventory and one of the best-selling models is still the Kia Picanto.

Nigerians like creativity, which could explain why this car has been enthusiastically welcomed in our country. The position of the Picanto in Nigeria is not a surprising gift from God, it has actually gone through a long way to achieve the success today since its launch. And now, it is proud to be one of the top-selling Kia models in the Nigerian automobile market.

With a baby shape and wonderful features, the Kia Picanto has drawn buyers' attention and somehow, become more outstanding than other bulky cars. Moreover, what the Picanto convince car buyers the most is its price. The Kia Picanto price is very affordable despite its excellent features that can match those of bigger cars.

 Kia Picanto front view

With a baby shape and wonderful features, the Kia Picanto has attracted a number of buyers

Here, will provide you with the Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria covering different versions of this special car. We will offer the prices of the locally used, foreign used and brand new versions of the Picanto.

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2. Prices of brand new Kia Picanto in Nigeria

Kia models are largely available in Nigeria, so buying a Kia Picanto in our country is not difficult at all. You can buy directly from any Kia distributor or manufacturer in the world.

Thanks to a great love from users, the Kia Picanto continues being produced up to now, retaining its unique size but with more and more advanced technologies and improved on-road operation. In Nigeria, Kia brand though is not the most popular brand, Kia Picanto secures a top place in the compact car segment.

A brand new unit of the latest Kia Picanto is priced from 4.8 million to 5.4 million naira. The prices may be affected by some factors including clearance tariffs and currency exchange rate.

Kia Picanto angular front

A brand new unit of the newest Kia Picanto is priced from 4.8 million to 5.4 million naira

3. Foreign Used Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria in 2018

Compared to brand new units, Tokubo cars are more popular in the Nigerian market. Sometimes, it’s hard to distinguish between a neatly foreign used car and a brand new unit because there are many tokunbo cars are still in good or even very good conditions. Fortunately, nearly every model of any car brand has a foreign used variant and is widely available in Nigeria. The tokunbo Kia Picanto is not an exception.

Below is the list of the prices of tokunbo Kia Picanto cars in Nigeria in 2018. Remember that the prices’ variation is affected by some factors like custom clearance tariffs, the year of production, currency exchange rate at the buying time, the car’s condition, etc.

Foreign Used Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria in 2018   
Model year  Prices 
Kia Picanto 2004 prices N1.2 million – N1.5 million
Kia Picanto 2005 prices N1.2 million – N1.5 million
Kia Picanto 2006 prices N1.2 million – N1.5 million
Kia Picanto 2007 prices N1.2 million – N1.5 million
Kia Picanto 2008 prices N1.6 million – N1.8 million 
Kia Picanto 2009 prices N1.6 million – N1.8 million
Kia Picanto 2010 prices N1.6 million – N1.8 million
Kia Picanto 2011 prices N1.6 million – N1.8 million
Kia Picanto 2012 prices N1.6 million – N1.8 million

4. Nigerian (Locally) Used Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria

The fact is that locally used cars may not be as new and neat as the foreign used or brand new models but still, they are not bad choices for buyers. There are many locally used cars that show a minor difference from models of the two other types, particularly when they are well-maintained by their previous owners.

Kia Picanto on the road

The Picanto is proud to be one of the top-selling Kia models in the Nigerian automobile market

With that in mind, you can also buy a neat locally used Picanto that still maintain expected features and good efficiency. The following list shows the different prices of the Nigerian used Kia Picanto. The prices vary because of some factor consisting of the year of production, the vehicle’s condition, fuel mileage, etc.

Nigerian (Locally) Used Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria   
Model year  Prices 
Kia Picanto 2005 prices N450,000 – N550,000
Kia Picanto 2006 prices N550,000 - N600,000
Kia Picanto 2007 prices N600,000 - N700,000
Kia Picanto 2008 prices N700,000 - N750,000
Kia Picanto 2009 prices N750,000 - N800,000
Kia Picanto 2010 prices N800,000 - N850,000
Kia Picanto 2011 prices N850,000 - N900,000
Kia Picanto 2012 prices N900,000 - N,950,000
Kia Picanto 2013 prices N950,000 - N1,000,000
Kia Picanto 2014 prices N1 million - N1.2 million
Kia Picanto 2015 prices N1.2 million - N1.5 million

>>> Click here to see our full list of Kia Picanto for sale in Nigeria at the best price

5. Kia Picanto: Some things you need to know

The Kia Picanto is a stylish and comfortable vehicle which comes equipped with a lengthy list of amazingly good automobile technologies. The features’ package includes satnav system, voice recognition button, Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system and satnav system.  

Its 1L engine performs 0.62mph within 14.3s while the 1.2L’s figure is 12s. It also comes with smooth naturally aspirated engine and nice revs.

6. Kia Picanto pros and cons

6.1. Kia Picanto’s advantages

  • Impressive handling capability

Although the Picanto’s size is small, its handling capability is great. It can operate excellently on the road and tight corners are not a challenge for the hatchback. It may not be the fastest car on the market but its handling capability is worthy of being rated among the best ranks in its class.

  • Stylish design

The Kia Picanto gets a special design with an eye-catching exterior. It is sure that the Picanto’s style will not let you down.

Kia Picanto angular front

The Kia Picanto gets a special design with an eye-catching exterior

  • Affordable price

Although the Kia Picanto is armed with a full package of amazing features, its price is still incredibly cheap. Its spare parts are also largely available on the market. Therefore, the Picanto is a great choice for those who want to own an inexpensive car but still easy to maintain without help from any expert. 

6.2. Kia Picanto’s disadvantages

  • Kia didn’t offer the Picano any cruise control, even an option for this feature is also not available.
  • Putting in a comparison with some other models in its class, the infotainment of the Picanto is quite inferior.
  • The 4-speed auto and the powertrain fail to provide enough pep.

7. Conclusion

Like other cars from this Korean automaker, Kia Picanto does not try to stand out in a crowd but remain humble with its compact design. However, you may find it hard to take your eyes off this transport as it looks so practical and straightforward.

Hopefully, our article of the Kia Picanto prices in Nigeria from will help you in buying a Picanto at the best price. Let’s share your comment for any question or opinion below.

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Hassana Obi

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Hassana Obi is an automobile writer and editor at She prides herself on hundreds of informative and entertaining articles on Nigerian traffic regulations, car prices and celebrity car collections. When Hassana is not writing, she is a teacher and philanthropist.

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