The new city car Kia Ray 2019-2020 year is officially presented in South Korea. The subcompact urban 5-door hatchback Kia Ray, positioned by the manufacturer as a microvan, survived the planned restyling received a more modern appearance, an upgraded interior and a lot of options available for personalizing the car. In our review, updated Kia Ray 2019-2020 year – photos and videos, price and bundling, technical specifications. Restyled hatchback Kia Ray can already be bought in South Korea at a price of 12.1-15.7 million won (about 655-850 thousand rubles) with a petrol 1.0-liter 78-horsepower engine running in tandem with 4 automatic transmissions.
Having survived the restyling of the hatchback Kia Ray has retained its favorite image with stylish proportions, smooth side and rear door surfaces, a convenient sliding rear door on the starboard side and external body dimensions of the pre-reform model. At the same time, thanks to the efforts of designers, the model received a more modern and fresh appearance. The novelty exhibits new headlights with LED daytime running lights, fashionable strokes that emphasize the lens optics of the headlights, an unbreakable falshradiator grille, a modernized front bumper with a two-level air intake and round fog-lamps in oval embrasures, rear parking lights that received LED stuffing, an inset on the luggage compartment door a compartment above the platform for the license plate, echoing the stylistics with a falshradiator grille, and a modified rear bumper.
On this update in the external design does not end there. As an option, packages for car personalization are offered. Potential buyers of the updated Kia Ray can not only choose one of the 9 suggested colors of the enamel for painting the hatchback body, but also order a two-tone color of the car (the roof and the mirrors are painted in color contrasting with the whole body, while the falshradiator grille and the like insert on the fifth door available black light with neat inserts-checkered in the tone of the roof and mirrors) of the 4 colors offered: yellow, orange, red or black.
Add to the original and stylish image of the urban hatchback 14-15 inch alloy wheels with a fashionable design pattern, shod in the tires Hankook size of respectively 165/60 R14 or 175/50 R15.
- The external dimensions of the body of the Kia Ray 2019-2020 year are 3595 mm in length, 1595 mm in width, 1700 mm in height with 2520 mm of wheelbase.
Comfortable, comfortable and functional interior of the city car Kia Ray modernized in a similar way to the bodywork scenario. It would seem that there are no global changes. As before, a sliding rear door is provided on the right side, providing an opening with a front door paired with a front door with a width of as much as 1432 mm (there is no central pillar), high-quality finishing materials and a solid set of equipment, but … with light touches, the interior has changed and played new, more juicy colors, as befits a bright beam (Ray in translation into Russian “ray”).
The salon has received new combinations of colors, more qualitative materials of furnish, and the front panel – chromeplated decorative inserts. In the presence of a new steering wheel with three spokes and heated rim from the models Kia Picanto and Kia Rio , the instrument panel in two versions (with classic dial indicators or a digital speedometer surrounded by two wells with analog instruments), a new control knob for automatic transmission, the start / stop engine, an upgraded multimedia system with a 7-inch touch screen now supports the functions of MirrorLink and Apple CarPlay, climate control with a monochrome display, heated front and rear seats. The rear row, by the way, is able to move on the sled along the passenger compartment, increasing or decreasing the legroom for the passengers and, accordingly, increasing or decreasing the useful removal of the luggage compartment. On the security guard there are 2 to 6 airbags, a coupler that signals the opening of the pillows earlier than the accelerometers, ABS, ESP, BAS and ESS.
The luggage compartment can accept from 319 liters of cargo behind backs of back seats up to 1324 liters on condition of addition of backs of the second row. In the Kia model line in the Korean market there is a version of the city car for the delivery of small loads – Kia Ray Van, devoid of the rear row of seats, but capable of accommodating up to 1447 liters of cargo in the luggage compartment.
For the novelty it is offered two-color furnish of an interior with bright inserts on armchairs, door cards and the forward panel. Add to the arsenal of the cabin drawers under the seats, a box for shoes in the back of the cabin, hidden in the floor, shelves under the ceiling, and a lot of small boxes and containers scattered throughout the cabin. The manufacturer did not forget about motorists with pets, for which a huge range of accessories is offered.
Specifications Kia Ray 2019-2020 year.
City-car Kia Ray is built on a stretched trolley subcompact hatchback Kia Picanto. So at the heart of the model is a simple budget platform with a front independent suspension (McPherson strut) and a rear semi-independent suspension (torsion beam), front and rear wheel disc brakes. In the engine compartment of the updated city car or microvan (both options are correct), Kia Ray installs the non-alternative, atmospheric, gasoline three cylinder engine 1.0 MPI Kappa family (78 HP 94 Nanometers) in the company with a 4-speed automatic transmission. According to the information provided by the manufacturer, the engine is also upgraded (a new motor control program and less friction losses), and is satisfied with less fuel than the pre-reform car’s motor.