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Kia Pregio

Kia Pregio

In the middle of the 1990s, South Korea has the fastest real boom in small minivans. Fashion with own model H100, which was produced in several touring versions, both passenger and cargo, asked Hyundai. She grabbed another South Korean automaker Kia, which began production model Besta, produced under license from Mazda.

One in a thousand nine hundred ninety-seven, Kia decided to start producing their own own a minivan, what was made from scratch a unique rear-drive platform. Presentation of the new items was accomplished in one a thousand nine hundred and ninety six year, and in 1997 launched a wide-creation model, which gave the title Pregio, which translated from Italian means quality.

Of course, giving it the name of the principal car manufacturers simply could not hit a gryazyuka person. Because the car body is made of high quality materials, interior materials were also applicable properties, and the level of equipment Pregio could compete with many Japanese and European classmates.

Models available in the passenger and cargo versions, with both of them had two wheelbases #8211; standard and extended (Pregio Grand).

Passenger versions Pregio released in 3 variants: with seating for 9, 12 or fifteen passengers.

At the same time, cargo version is equipped with 3 or six chairs. The debut single generation minivan equipped with a diesel engine capacity of 2.7 liters, which develops power in Eighty seven horsepower, and worked in conjunction with the 5-speed manual.

Second generation minivan appeared in Korean and export markets in the year two thousand and three, and since then this car is sold with virtually no configuration in exterior, interior and technical stuffing.


Designers one hundred percent recycled exterior car, giving it a more rounded body shape, lively silhouette that is naturally interested to model the part of potential buyers.

Transformed the front of the car: headlights of narrow rectangular steel square, modified hood, grille received two narrow sections, divided vertically into three parts. In accordance with current safety standards, the model began to establish a strong, protruding bumper, which has a smiling central air. Front rack Pregio have become more cocked back, which made the car better aerodynamics.

Received broad new car and side mirrors, which are mounted on remote structures. Changed shape side doors, as the front and middle, sliding. The design of the rear doors also changed #8211; there appeared a large-sized glass, on which is mounted on a bypass leg additional mirror.

Kia Pregio

Rear dimensions also transformed #8211; they have done in the style of red finish, is located in a horizontal plane. Rear bumper with loading step too anteriorly, repeating the design of the front.

The car is built on a rear-drive platform with a wheelbase of two thousand five hundred eighty mm. Body length standard version is four thousand nine hundred mm, Pregio Grande #8211; 5 thousand 500 50 mm. The width and height of these modifications are no different #8211; one a thousand eight hundred 10 and one a thousand nine hundred and eighty mm respectively.


Salon model remained the same convenient, as it was known in the first generation #8211; with folding backrests of the seats first and second row, which in this form created tables. Also chairs can be resolved then and in the cabin, there are several beds. Were significantly better material trim and upholstery chairs: expensive complete Pregio off with leather and decorative inserts under the tree.

Suitable for the driver with the most comfort: the control column is placed in a bus virtually vertical, three-spoke steering wheel has a comfortable rim.

The instrument panel is large, stylistically integrated with a broad, in fact, a square shape of the central console, which is placed on radio and climate system controls. From the side of the front passenger dashboard there is a broad niche, where you can lay down the documents and maps.

Technical properties

Second generation Kia Pregio received a wide range of diesel engines. In-1#39;s, was upgraded 2.7 liter engine (power Eighty hp) that has two versions, distinguished value of torque #8211; Two hundred and twenty-seven and three hundred four Nm respectively. There were also two completely new diesel engine capacity of 2.5 (Power Ninety-four hp) and 3.0 (power Eighty-five hp), which is aggregated with an upgraded five-speed manual.

The first time the manufacturer has offered for this model is 4-band machine, which is associated only with a 2.7-liter power unit. Drive car #8211; the rear.

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